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Innovative practices and information to help states and territories increase access to vaccines and rates of vaccination.
Tools to help state health agencies implement and build on existing evidence-based public health policies and practices.
A clickable map containing case studies and information developed by states to improve birth outcomes.
Guidance to help state and territorial health agencies effectivley partner with pharmacies during routine and pandemic flu seasons.
Toolkits to help public health officials understand and use legal authorities to prepare for and respond to emergencies.
State examples that illustrate how multiple sectors can work together to create environments that support healthy lifestyles.
Information to help state health agencies and partners implement evidence-based change strategies to improve blood pressure control.
A resource for state health departments that are developing a state health assessment and guidance for meeting PHAB standards.
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HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in U.S. over decade
The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the U.S.
Common gene variants account for most genetic risk for autism
Most of the genetic risk for autism comes from versions of genes that are common in the population rather than from rare variants or spontaneous glitches, researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have found. Heritability also outweighed other risk factors in this largest study of its kind to date.
Rates of abdominal obesity leveling off among kids
After rising steadily for more than 10 years, the proportion of U.S. kids defined as obese due to a large waist circumference held steady between 2003 and 2012, according to a new analysis of national data.
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