Discussion and E-mail Lists can also keep you informed about developments in public health.
News items 3 weeks and older are available on the News Archive Web page.
A Pew Trust report that highlights the lack of good dental care for seniors, due to cost, and the consequences of poor dental care in seniors.
Boston University's School of Public Health and Harvard's Chan School of Public Health have received funding to develop a collaborative research center to study environmental health disparities.
HRSA has announced more than $149 million in new awards through 12 workforce programs to prepare diverse PCPs serving underserved areas. Programs will also encourage partnerships between academic institutions, clinicians, health care sites and public health entities to improve health care. (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA))
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:00 PM EDT. Webinar will discuss how how pediatricians and public health professionals have have and can collaborate to improve child health. The webinar will also include an overview of The Practical Playbook, an online resource with tools to support primary care and public health partnerships. (American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP))
A NASEM workshop summary that discusses the impact of nutrition on aging and mortality in older adults. (National Academy of Medicine (NAM))
A brief from CSSP that discusses food insecurity in early childhood, including prevalence, consequences, programs, and policies.
The 18th annual report shows that the teen birth rate is down, health insurance coverage is up, and the obesity rate has not changed in recent years. (Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics)
A case study from Illinois that discusses how state and local public health workers can help in getting their communities enrolled in health insurance coverage. (RAND Corporation USA)
The HHS has announced multiple new initiatives in combating the opioid epidemic, including increased access to buprenophrine, eliminating financial incentives to doctors prescribing opioids, and requiring IHS pharmacists/providers to check the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program beforing prescribing or providing opioids. (Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) U.S.)
A summary of lessons learned by the CDC during the 2014 - 2016 outbreak of Ebola, both in West Africa and in the U.S. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))
Recorded webinar from the National Cancer Institute that discusses how public health might be impacted by the era of precision medicine. (National Cancer Institute, NIH (NCI))
An NIH-lead effort to use implementation science to prevent transmission of HIV from mother to child could help reduce 150,000 mother-to-child transmissions annually around the world. (National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Three part archived webinar series on health information and data. Topics include laws surrounding health information and data, data sharing, and achieving optimal data sharing to improve health outcomes. Part 3 will be a live webinar on 7/11/16 at 2pm ET. (American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) USA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))
September 27, 2016, 9:00-4:00 EST, Washington, DC. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is hosting a workshop on the future of obesity prevention and treatment in the nation. The workshop will webcast the workshop in full on September 27th. (National Academy of Sciences)
APHA statements on current news, legislation, and APHA activities, as well as new research findings from the American Journal of Public Health and more. (American Public Health Association (APHA))
Online portal for public health news, opinion and exchange. (American Public Health Association (APHA))
Weekly e-newsletter that includes the latest in ASPPH news, research developments, funding opportunities, member updates, and faculty awards. (Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH))
Recent news stories about CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))
Current and archived press releases, media advisories, and press briefing transcripts. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))
CDC health alerts, advisories and updates on emergent health issues. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))
Links to HRSA press releases. (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA))
News for health centers, HIV/AIDS programs, rural health, maternal and child health, health information technology and to stay informed of HRSA grant opportunities. (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA))
Healthy People, Healthy Places provides updates and information from NACCHO's Environmental Health and Infectious Disease portfolios, which include a range of projects that influence policy with federal decision makers and develop practical solutions that help local health departments build safe, sustainable communities. (National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO))
Read about recent events, essential information, and the latest community news. (National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH))
Timely public health news updates from APHA's newspaper. (American Public Health Association (APHA))
New information and health statistics released by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). (National Center for Health Statistics, CDC (NCHS))
Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce
SOPHE news, announcements, and new research findings from Health Education & Behavior and Health Promotion Practice. (Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE))
A daily compilation of news from mainstream media sources around the world, focusing on environmental health, including climate impacts, contamination, sewage infrastructure, water availability and bird flu. (Environmental Health Sciences)
Nonprofit news organization committed to in-depth coverage of health care policy and politics. (Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) US)
The latest news from the IOM, including information about new reports, activities, meetings, and other noteworthy events. (National Institute of Medicine (IOM))
(National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD))
(National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) NIH)
Semimonthly updates on new publications, presentations, and other developments from Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. (Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.)
Ongoing, publicly-available collection of news stories about public health issues facing communities across the nation. News clips are searchable by state or in the following subject areas: budget cuts, County Health Rankings, H1N1, good news and more. (National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO))
News from the Pan American Health Organization. (Pan American Health Organization (PAHO))
News about the Public Health Quality Improvement Exchange (PHQIX), an online community designed to be a communication hub for public health professionals interested in learning and sharing information about quality improvement (QI) in public health. (Public Health Quality Improvement Exchange (PHQIX))
Recent news releases from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF))
Selected news stories on topics of interest to rural communities. (Rural Health Information Hub)
Press Releases from Trust for America's Health, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives by protecting the health of every community and working to make disease prevention a national priority.