ASTHO showcases state successes and innovative approaches in implementing hepatitis C birth cohort testing.
ASTHO has issued an RFP to support states in achieving the Million Hearts goal of preventing 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017 by focusing on hypertension identification and control.
Don't miss our Annual Meeting Sept. 30 to Oct. 1 on "Creating the Conditions for Health in Our States and Territories."
ASTHO is pleased to provide this document as a reference for directors of public health preparedness on several important topics.
ASTHO interviewed eight of the 11 SIM testing states to understand the role that state public health would play in the states' healthcare innovation plans and composed this issue brief on the major themes.
Data that state health officials and their teams can use to highlight activities to improve health for all populations that they serve.
A toolkit to help state and territorial health agencies enhance their climate readiness, program by program.
Tools to help state health officials communicate about CDC's expanded recommendations for identifying persons with hepatitis C.
ASTHO’s Million Hearts state learning collaborative is creating a system for improved identification and treatment of hypertension.
Simple answers developed by ASTHO to the top questions state health officials and their staff may be asked about Ebola.
Primary Care and Public Health Highlights newsletter
from states and territories
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The Potentially Poisonous Problem of Fishing for Dinner
In just about any urban or suburban setting where there is a natural water source, it is common to see anglers casting lines into the water. Unfortunately, most water sources near urban areas can yield fish that are high in toxins, including mercury.
Missouri Expands Newborn Screening Network with Sunday Pickup and Eight New Sites
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is strengthening its newborn screening program.
Poverty Hurts Kids’ Brain Development and Grades, Study of MRI Scans Shows
A recent study has found that children who live below the poverty line have 7 percent to 10 percent less gray matter volume than normal in their frontal and temporal lobes—parts of the brain that are responsible for learning functions.
Aug 31, 2015
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