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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New H7N9 bird flu resists drugs without losing ability to spread
Scientists have found that a mutation in a new strain of bird flu infecting people in China can render it resistant to a key first-line treatment drug without limiting its ability to spread in mammals.
A year after Newtown, Biden announces more mental health funding
Vice President Joe Biden will announce on Tuesday a new push to increase access to mental health services with $100 million in new government funding a year after the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, sparked a failed push for stronger gun control measures.
Europe: Diet sweetener aspartame is safe in cola
The European Food Safety Authority has found that the artificial sweetener aspartame is safe for people to consume at the levels currently used in diet soft drinks.
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Dec 16, 2013
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