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Featured Topic Sites

Discover HHS websites on topics such as the vaccines, tobacco, health care, mental health, AIDS, food safety, bullying, autism, LGBT health, and more. 

As people live longer and healthier lives, planning ahead for retirement and knowing your options for health care and long-term care are more important than ever before. Find support through these programs, services, and tools specifically designed to help older individuals, their caregivers, and their communities.

BeTobaccoFree.gov is a consumer guide to tobacco information, including health effects of tobacco, nicotine, and electronic cigarettes, and tips to quit tobacco use.and never start smoking.

FoodSafety.gov is the gateway to food safety information provided by U.S. government agencies. Help prevent food poisoning by learning about the four steps to food safety: Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill. Also find information about the different types of food poisoning and how to avoid it.

Find an affordable health insurance plan that fits your budget and needs. Visit the Health Insurance Marketplace at HealthCare.gov to get covered.

Get the facts about the Affordable Care Act including an overview of its key features and reference the text of the full law.

Most people with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) don’t have symptoms until the later stages of the infection.  Learn how HHS is combating the silent epidemic of viral hepatitis.

Providing information on reducing the risk of kidney failure, improving access to quality person-centered treatment, and increasing access to kidney transpantation.

Opioid abuse is a serious public health issue, but preventive actions can reduce opioid abuse in the United States. Learn more about pain management, prescription opioids and heroin, treatment and recovery, and overdose response. The site includes resources for health professionals, law enforcement, parents, and others.

Find the most up-to-date information on the Zika virus, what HHS is doing to fight Zika, and how you can protect yourself and your loved ones. The site also includes information on safe travel to Zika-affected countries.

HIV/AIDS information from the Federal government about prevention, testing, treatment, research, and how social media is being used in response to HIV/AIDS. HIV.gov also includes a Service Locator, a location-based search tool for finding HIV testing sites and care services.

MentalHealth.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information. MentalHealth.gov explains the basics of mental health, myths and facts, and more.

The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) of 2008 requires health insurers and group health plans to provide the same level of benefits for mental and/or substance use treatment and services that they do for medical/surgical care and was expanded so that qualified plans offered on the Health Insurance Marketplace cover many behavioral health treatments and services.

Bullying can happen anywhere and to anyone. Help stop bullying at school, online, and in your community. StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.

Vaccines.gov is a gateway to information about vaccines and immunizations for infants, children, teens, adults, and seniors. Get the basics, check immunization and vaccination schedules, and learn about the diseases that vaccination can control. 

Additional Topic Sites

HHS is committed to supporting individuals on the autism spectrum and their families.

HHS works to improve the health and well-being of all Americans, including those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT).

Content created by Digital Communications Division (DCD)
Content last reviewed on August 7, 2017