HHS Grants Aim To Bolster Wellness Projects in 9 States
This week, HHS awarded grants totaling $31 million to nine states for prevention and wellness programs to reduce obesity and smoking, increase physical activity and boost nutrition. As part of the grant awards, Santa Clara County's Public Health Department received $3.6 million for obesity prevention efforts. Funding for the grants was included in the federal health reform law.
- "Obama Administration Announces New Prevention and Wellness Awards" (Pecquet, "Healthwatch," The Hill, 9/14).