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This is the first in a two-part series on how states are employing the concept of Health in All Policies to improve public health.Read More »

California Takes Step to Remove Personal and Religious Vaccine Exemptions

June 26, 2015|11:04 a.m.| ASTHO Staff

The recent measles outbreak touched off a pointed debate about the antivaccination movement, leading the California legislature to close vaccination exemptions. Read More »

Wisconsin and Arkansas Increase Hepatitis C Testing Rates for Older Adults

June 25, 2015|2:37 p.m.| ASTHO Staff

Two states used innovative strategies to implement CDC’s recommendation to test baby boomers for hepatitis C. Read More »

Supreme Court Upholds the Affordable Care Act’s Tax Subsidies

June 25, 2015|1:24 p.m.| Virgie Townsend

On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled to maintain the nationwide tax subsidies established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Read More »

Hawaii Raises Smoking Age to 21

June 24, 2015|1:43 p.m.| ASTHO Staff

Already a leader in decreasing tobacco use, Hawaii becomes first state to increase the smoking age to 21, a step the IOM reports will likely have a significant impact on public health. Read More »

Louisiana Continues to Grow Its Well-Ahead Program

June 24, 2015|9:10 a.m.| ASTHO Staff

The state's wellness program encourages businesses, schools, hospitals, and other organizations to create spaces that promote the health and wellness of Louisianans. Read More »