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.
Primary Care and Public Health Highlights newsletter
from states and territories
Improving birth outcomes in the U.S. Read more »
Measles 'Eliminated' but Still a Threat
Fifty years after the introduction of an effective measles vaccine, the disease is no longer endemic in the U.S., but it remains a threat to health security, according to the CDC.
New guidelines rule out same-day return to play for athletes with concussion
Any athlete with concussion symptoms should not be allowed to return to play on the same day, according to the latest consensus statement on sports-related concussion.
Cigarette smoking after cancer diagnosis increases risk of death
Men who continued to smoke after a cancer diagnosis had an increased risk of death compared with those who quit smoking after diagnosis, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
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Dec 16, 2013
Salt and Your State Webinar
Dec 17, 2013
Worksite Wellness Webinar
Mar 4-6, 2014
Loews Madison Hotel, Washington, DC
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