News for the Week
Monday, April 21, 2014
Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued
a report on public health interventions that are proven effective or show
promise in reducing health disparities. The report, Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities - Selected
CDC-Sponsored Interventions, United States, 2014, "highlights
examples of health interventions that address various topics in the 2013
report,CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report-United
2014 U.S. Report Card on Physical Activity
for Children and Youth
Sponsored by the American College of Sports Medicine
Tuesday, April 29th, 2:30 p.m.
1312 Longworth House Office Building
Promising Practices to Promote Tobacco-Free
Active Living and Healthy Eating in Low Socioeconomic Status Communities
Sponsored by Break-Free Alliance and Trust for America's
Wednesday, April 30th, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
215 Senate Visitor Center
Clearing the Air: Big City Leadership on
E-Cigarettes in the Absence of FDA Action
Sponsored by The Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC),
Thursday, May 1st, 2:00 p.m.
Room 203-02 Senate Visitor Center.
Climate Change and Health: A Framework for Action
Sponsored by the Public Health Institute, Association of State
and Territorial Health Officials and National Association of County and City
Wednesday, May 14th, Noon - 1:15 p.m. (EDT) - webinar