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National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion (NCCDPHP): Water-Related Activities

The mission of the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) is to prevent death and disability from chronic diseases, promote maternal, infant, and adolescent health, promote healthy personal behaviors, and accomplish these goals in partnership with health and education agencies, major voluntary associations, the private sector, and other federal agencies.

Division of Population Health

Division of Oral Health

  • Assessing the effectiveness and cost of community water fluoridation to reduce tooth decay, providing publicly available data and information on water fluoridation, and providing tools and technical assistance to state fluoridation management programs.

Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity

  • Working to prevent and control obesity, chronic disease, and other health conditions though regular physical activity and good nutrition. One can achieve the recommended amount of physical activity through recreational water activities, such as swimming.

Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

  • Striving to improve cardiovascular health for all, reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease, and eliminate disparities associated with heart disease and stroke. By achieving the recommended amount of exercise through activities, such as swimming, one may improve overall cardiovascular health.
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