With the arrival of a new year often comes the urge to replace unhealthy habits with a more salubrious lifestyle. Poised on the cusp of a new millennium, opportunities for change seem even more propitious. Such is the hope of those working with the Healthy People initiative, a prevention agenda for the nation begun 20 years ago that continues to evolve into the next millennium.
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