ASTHO and CDC are offering this Request for Proposals to help states identify, control, and improve blood pressure.
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ASTHO is monitoring the spread of Chikungunya fever and has developed an information page with background and ongoing updates.
Innovative practices and information to help states and territories increase access to vaccines and rates of vaccination.
Tools to help state health agencies implement and build on existing evidence-based public health policies and practices.
Guidance to help state and territorial health agencies effectivley partner with pharmacies during routine and pandemic flu seasons.
Toolkits to help public health officials understand and use legal authorities to prepare for and respond to emergencies.
State examples that illustrate how multiple sectors can work together to create environments that support healthy lifestyles.
Information to help state health agencies and partners implement evidence-based change strategies to improve blood pressure control.
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Antibiotic resistance could be 'next pandemic,' CDC says
Antibiotic resistance that turns ordinary disease-causing bacteria into illnesses that can't be controlled could bring about the "next pandemic," CDC Director Tom Frieden warned at a National Press Club event Tuesday.
U.N. warns of polio risk in war zones
The United Nations expressed concern about the possible spread of polio in the war-ravaged countries of Syria and Iraq and beyond on Tuesday.
CDC says to announce safety advisory panel by end of week
CDC will announce its safety advisory panel later this week following breaches in its handling of anthrax and a deadly form of bird flu in recent weeks, the director of the agency said on Tuesday.
Many kids who are obese or overweight don't know it
A significant percentage of obese kids think their weight is just fine. But do they need to know the truth to get healthier?
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