The Vision Awards recognize outstanding state and territorial health department programs and initiatives that use a creative approach to address public health needs. Application deadline is May 31.
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Presentation slides from the CCC in-person meeting on how to prepare for, mitigate and react to the effects of climate change.
A variety of resources compiled by ASTHO on efforts to prevent firearm injuries and deaths.
Included in the reductions are significant cuts to some important public health programs, but increased funding for others.
ASTHO has developed a series of transportation, land use, and community design cross-sectoral, evidence-based policy guides.
ASTHO's executive director testified on March 13 on the importance of supporting public health in America.
A summary of the antiviral distribution and dispensing activities conducted by health departments in response to the H1N1 pandemic.
This primer explores ways to create successful partnerships among state health agencies, tribes, and tribal organizations.
A resource for promoting a Health in All Policies (HiAP) approach to policymaking and program development.
Strategies for integrating primary care and public health
Building better health together.
Coverage of the sequester and its impact on public
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Nearly all US states see hefty drop in teen births
The nation's record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.
Rate of bicycle-related fatalities significantly lower in states with helmet laws
Existing research shows that bicyclists who wear helmets have an 88 percent lower risk of brain injury, but researchers at Boston Children's Hospital found that simply having bicycle helmet laws in place showed a 20 percent decrease in deaths and injuries for children younger than 16 who were in bicycle-motor vehicle collisions.
Second State Senate Votes for GMO Labeling Law
The Connecticut Senate has voted 35-to-1 in favor of a GMO labeling bill, joining the Vermont House’s 99-to-42 vote on a nearly identical measure earlier this month.
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Sep 17-20, 2013
Marriott Renaissance SeaWorld
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