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Contributed by Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records: State Library of Arizona
This collection was created to share artwork and posters created by the federal government that address public health in America. Many of these posters and prints were distributed through the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). These posters were created as part of public awareness campaigns and highlight federal public health programs. They are an interesting look back at the way different federal agencies and departments have tackled major public health issues.
Healthy Eating Tips (15 items)
These recipes and posters were published in 1991 by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a way to promote healthier eating that would help reduce cancer risk. This is nutritional advice that still holds true today, offering alternatives to meals heavy in fat, processed sugar, and cholesterol. Try some of these recipes in your own kitchen.
The National High Blood Pressure Education Program (14 items)
The National High Blood Pressure Education Program strongly kicked off in the early 1980s to help Americans improve their diet and health, reducing risk for heart attacks and strokes along the way. These posters help disprove popular myths, stress the importance of taking doctor prescribed medication, and how useful preventative care could be.