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Health Policy Update

Every week ASTHO's State Health Policy and Federal Government Affairs teams examine trends and developments in public health law. These pieces, collectively called Health Policy Update, are a regular feature on ASTHO's blog. The posts explore a wide range of topics through both a legislative and regulatory lens.

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Reducing the Impact of Eating Disorders on Adolescent Girls

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Alabama’s Positive Transformation Through Cross-Cutting PHIG Workplans

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States Assessing and Mitigating Risks of Agencies Using Artificial Intelligence

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The Fentanyl Crisis Requires Ongoing and Strategic Federal Action

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Policies Supporting Young Families Can Reduce Adverse Childhood Experiences

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Public Health Data Modernization

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Lessons Learned from Palau's Journey to Develop Health Equity Indicators

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Ensuring Continuity in Healthcare Coverage While Medicaid Unwinds

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Promising Approaches to the Congenital Syphilis Health Crisis

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Workforce Planning Tools: Frameworks That Enhance Workforce Well-Being and Retention

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