A resource for state health departments that are developing a state health assessment and guidance for meeting PHAB standards.
How states can help advance the knowledge base for primary prevention and best practices of care.
Four states from the ASTHO Million Hearts Learning Collaborative will receive additional funding as part of the Million Hearts Initiative.
Iowa's EAP has promoted a positive, healthy work environment for 25 years, improving state employees’ emotional and mental health.
Nebraska links HIV positive patients to care services.
A series of snapshots that illustrate how states translate America’s Health Rankings into action in an effort to drive change.
A letter from Paul Jarris to the National Association of Chain Drug Stores praising CVS for deciding to stop selling tobacco products.
This document is meant to orient state and territorial health officials to the role they play in promoting health equity.
Toolkits to help public health officials understand and use legal authorities to prepare for and respond to emergencies.
A variety of resources compiled by ASTHO on efforts to prevent firearm injuries and deaths.
Primary Care and Public Health Highlights newsletter
from states and territories
Improving birth outcomes in the U.S. Read more »
Prescriptions for opioids stabilizing after fivefold increase in 10-year span
To support the appropriate use of opioids and inform public health interventions to prevent drug abuse, most states have implemented a prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP). Researchers evaluated the impact of these state-wide programs and found that after tripling until 2007, annual rates of prescriptions for opioid analgesics have stabilized although the effects of PDMPs on opioid dispensing vary markedly by state.
Light drinking 'is preterm risk'
Even moderate drinking during the earliest months of pregnancy may be damaging, according to researchers in Leeds.
U.S. cocaine use cut by half, while marijuana consumption jumps
A new study shows that the use of cocaine dropped by half across the United States from 2006 to 2010, while use of marijuana jumped by more than 30 percent during the period.
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