2013 results are most complete assessment of national health security preparedness to date.
ASTHO seeks participants in a capacity building project to pilot the development and use of viral hepatitis epidemiologic profiles.
Funding will enhance state and territorial health agency capacity to understand, conduct, and promote health impact assessments.
This document is meant to orient state and territorial health officials to the role they play in promoting health equity.
ASTHO's letter recommends that e-cigarettes should be tested and regulated as rigorously as conventional tobacco products.
Plans and surge capacities are put to the test as responders provide medical and behavioral health support to the community.
A look at statewide initiatives which promote increasing physical activity across multiple sectors and throughout the lifespan.
Toolkits to help public health officials understand and use legal authorities to prepare for and respond to emergencies.
ASTHO's Tobacco Control web page has been redesigned and features new resources geared toward state health agencies.
A variety of resources compiled by ASTHO on efforts to prevent firearm injuries and deaths.
Primary Care and Public Health Highlights newsletter
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Improving birth outcomes in the U.S. Read more »
Princeton begins meningitis vaccinations under shadow of UCSB amputation
At the University of California, Santa Barbara, at least four students have been infected in the past month, including an 18-year-old freshman lacrosse player whose feet had to be amputated. Other students who were hospitalized are recovering, health officials at Princeton and UCSB said.
HHS Proposes Delays for 'Meaningful Use'
Responding to concerns of physicians and health information technology companies, HHS is proposing to delay implementation of parts of its "meaningful use” program.
Hong Kong reports 2nd H7N9 bird flu case
Hong Kong reported its second human case of H7N9 bird flu just days after the first, raising fears that the virus is spreading beyond mainland China.
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Dec 16, 2013
Salt and Your State Webinar
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Worksite Wellness Webinar
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