Practical recommendations for integrating vector control activities into overall preparedness and emergency management efforts.
A look at policies and programs that have successfully incorporated a 'health in all policies' approach to encourage healthy housing.
An aid to developing recommendations related to new smokeless tobacco products such as electronic cigarettes.
Descriptions of ASTHO-supported state activities to promote and support breastfeeding.
Simple answers developed by ASTHO to the top questions state health officials and their staff may be asked about Ebola.
New data reflect the nation’s preparedness for health security threats.
Background, resources, and FAQs from CDC and state health agencies regarding Ebola virus disease (EVD).
Materials to aid state-level surveillance and response to cases of Chikungunya fever in the U.S.
Tools to help state health agencies implement and build on existing evidence-based public health policies and practices.
Toolkits to help public health officials understand and use legal authorities to prepare for and respond to emergencies.
Primary Care and Public Health Highlights newsletter
from states and territories
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Supreme Court Affirms FTC Antitrust Authority Over State Licensing Boards
Following this decision, state health departments may have to reconsider the composition of state licensing boards or provide additional oversight of the boards’ activities to maintain state action immunity and shield the boards from future FTC antitrust actions.
Public Health Issues to Watch in 2015
As public health issues dominate the nation, health departments are predicting that many ongoing and emerging health threats are expected to make headlines this year.
Antipsychotics Over-Prescribed for Patients with Dementia, GAO Finds
A new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report says that about one-third of older adults who have dementia and live in nursing homes were prescribed antipsychotics in 2012, despite FDA's warning that antipsychotics increase the risk of death for older people with dementia.
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