NIH Style Guide
The NIH Style Guide is intended for use in writing web content, fact sheets, brochures, newsletters, and other promotional materials. NIH follows the Associated Press (AP) Stylebook for news releases. For items not covered by this guide, please refer to HHS’ style guide and AP.

NIH PIO Network
The NIH Public Information Officers Network is designed to link communications professionals together to deliver the best available scientific, medical, and health information to the public.

Clear Communication
This initiative focuses on using plain language approaches and new technologies to provide information that is accessible to specific audiences based on cultural respect.

Know the Science
Why is it important to know the science of health? Simply put, because there is a lot of misinformation out there—from anecdotes disguised as evidence to excessive claims made by supplement manufacturers to TV doctors touting the latest “miracle cure.”

NIH Digital Media Kits
NIH 101, gene editing, the opioid crisis, and other media kits.

Health Equity Guiding Principles for Inclusive Communication
Guiding principles from the CDC to help you adapt your health communication products for the specific cultural, linguistic, environmental, and historical situation of each population or audience of focus.

ORWH Sex and Gender Infographic
Sex and gender can influence health in important ways. While sex and gender are distinct concepts, their influence is often inextricably linked.

This page last reviewed on August 28, 2023