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Friday, January 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New - 8th Edition of Dietary Guidelines Released »
Recently,the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Agriculture released the eighth edition of...
Thursday, January 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
One hookah tobacco smoking session delivers 25 times the tar of a single cigarette »
As cigarette smoking rates fall, more people are smoking tobacco from hookahs: communal pipes that enable users to draw to...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Report will Expedite Treatments and Cures in Lupus »
  DHPE supports the efforts of NIH, the Lupus Foundation of America and other health organizations striving to a...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Study: Drs Have Less-Sympathetic Nonverbal Communication »
  The DHPE and SOPHE Health Equity Committees invite you to consider this new study:  Doctors Have Les...
Thursday, December 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Education Legislation includes Health Education and Physical Education »
New Education Legislation includes Health Education and Physical Education   On December 9, the Senate approved...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two New Social Determinants of Health Websites from CDC »
Two New Social Determinants of Health Websites from CDC's Office of the Associate Director for Policy...
Friday, December 4, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC’s STLT Gateway Has a New Look »
State, Tribal, Local & Territorial Public Health Professionals Gateway (STLT) CDC’s STLT Gate...
Friday, November 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHPE Congratulates New Accredited State Health Agencies »
  Congratulations to the New Mexico Department of Health, the Ohio Department of Health, and the Rhode Island Dep...
Thursday, November 19, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
November 19th is Great American Smokeout »
Today, November 19th is the  Great American Smokeout . This national health observance was created in the 1...
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Promoting Health Equity through Education Programs and Policies »
The Community Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force) released the following findings on: Promoting Health Equity thro...
Monday, October 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Action Guide Promoting School Salad Bars »
New Resource: Promoting and Supporting School Salad Bars – A New Action Guide for State Health Practitioners Improvi...
Monday, October 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Obesity, Nutrition and Physical Activity Tools from CDC »
New Tools from CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Act...
Monday, October 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC 2014 Adult Obesity Prevalence Maps Now Available »
CDC’S 2014 State Maps Detailing the Prevalence of Adults with Obesity The CDC Division of Nutrition, Physical Activ...
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
CDC Division of Community Health Announces National Obesity, Diabetes & Heart Disease Awardees »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Division of Community Health has released a full list of sub-grant...
Tuesday, September 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Step it Up: Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities »
On September 9, 2015, the Surgeon General will release Step it Up: Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking an...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CSPI New Report on Merchandising Candy and Soda »
CSPI released a comprehensive new report that makes the case that merchandising candy and soda at checkout is undermining...
Saturday, August 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New "What Works" Fact Sheet and One-Pager for Diabetes Control and Prevention »
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends combined diet and physical activity promotion progr...
Thursday, July 16, 2015
SOPHE hosts 18th Annual Health Education Advocacy Summit in October 2016 »
The Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE) will host the 18 th Annual Health Education Advocacy Summit October 15-17,...
Friday, July 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Engaging health workers in team-based care enhances cardiovascular disease prevention »
The Community Preventive Services Task Force, which is an independent, non-federal, unpaid panel of public health and pr...
Thursday, July 9, 2015
White paper offers strategies for reducing unhealthy food and beverage marketing »
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) in partnership with ChangeLab Solutions released the white paper:...
Thursday, July 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC releases new guide on hypertension control for clinicians »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention released a new quality im...
Thursday, July 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Abstracts »
8 th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation December 14-15, 2015 Washington, D.C...
Thursday, July 2, 2015
FDA seeks input on Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging »
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and is seeking research, com...
Thursday, June 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHPE Statement on Supreme Court Decision on King v. Burwell »
The Directors of Health Promotion and Education (DHPE) applauds today’s Supreme Court decision in the King v. Burwell ca...
Monday, June 22, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHPE Statement on Charleston, SC Shooting »
On behalf of DHPE, we extend our condolences to the families, friends, and co-worshippers of those who so tragically lost...
Monday, June 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
States can apply for more than $24 million in mental health grants »
States can now apply for up to $24.6 million in planning grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admini...
Monday, June 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Awareness Night at Nationals Park is scheduled Sept. 9 »
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) will host the 4 th Annual Flu Awareness Night at Nationals Park on...
Friday, May 29, 2015
Former DHPE Fellow to contribute to Roadmaps to Health Action Award initiative in VA »
Former DHPE Fellow Tiffany Cox, community health and prevention supervisor for Crater Districts Health Department, will se...
Thursday, May 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maps illustrate how environmental factors shape health outcomes among people living miles apart »
Researchers at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Center on Society and Health , through funding from the Rober...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Last decade shows underage smoking is down across the country »
From 2003-2013, underage smoking between youths aged 12-17 declined sharply in 49 out of 50 states, according to a new rep...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public health funding opportunities available »
Applications for a few public health related funding opportunities are now open. Deadlines are in June and July. Impr...
Friday, April 17, 2015
Nearly 2.5 Million Youth Using E-cigarettes »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration released new data th...
Friday, April 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Healthy Workplace Resources »
Prevention Partners (NC) has published Work Healthy America, a  new report on healthy workplaces . It is one of the...
Friday, April 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers (Tips) »
This message is being sent by CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health. For more information, visit CDC’s Tips From Former Smo...
Friday, March 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Public Health Week kicks off Monday, April 6 »
National Public Health Week  kicks off Monday, April 6! This year's theme is "Healthiest Nation 2030." Sen. Tom Udal...

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