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.
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 resource for promoting a Health in All Policies (HiAP) approach to policymaking and program development.
A variety of resources compiled by ASTHO on efforts to prevent firearm injuries and deaths.
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Ecstasy Use Doubles Over 6 Years
The number of emergency department visits involving the drug ecstasy more than doubled from 2005 to 2011, according to data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Few people read restaurant calorie information
More fast food and chain restaurants are posting calorie counts on their menus, but a new study suggests only one in three diners reads that information.
Meningitis outbreaks at Princeton, UC Santa Barbara prompt concern, vaccine efforts
At Princeton University, where eight cases of bacterial meningitis have surfaced this year, officials have put up posters and e-mailed students warning them to guard against spreading the potentially fatal disease. Federal officials have taken the rare step of allowing the university to vaccinate thousands of students beginning next week using a drug not yet approved in the United States.
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Dec 17, 2013
Worksite Wellness Webinar
Mar 4-6, 2014
Loews Madison Hotel, Washington, DC
Sep 9-11, 2014
Hyatt Regency - Tamaya, Albuquerque, NM
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