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Thursday, April 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Enhanced CLAS and guidance released »
On April 24, the Office of Minority Health released enhanced Cultural and Linguistically Appropriate Standards (CLAS) and...
Friday, April 19, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Final Allocations for the 2013 Prevention and Public Health Fund »
Click here for a chart of the final allocations for the 2013 Prevention and Public Health Fund.
Thursday, April 18, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prevention and Public Health Fund News for FY2013 »
The FY 2013 Prevention and Public Health Fund allocations are now officially posted on http://www.health.gov/ . In add...
Thursday, April 11, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Budget News Alert »
Yesterday's federal budget news was NOT GOOD. While all details are yet to be fully known, we do know programs critical to...
Monday, April 8, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Papers Fostering Engagement and Independence: Opportunities & Challenges for Aging Society »
Call For Papers Special Supplement Issue - Fostering Engagement and Independence: Opportunities and Challenges for an Agi...
Thursday, April 4, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
April is National Minority Health Month - Test Your Knowledge Quiz »
Did you know that April National Minority Health Month? The US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Action Alert---ACA Turns 3! »
The ACA anniversary falls just days after Congress passed a six-month budget extension to avoid a government shutdown. Unf...
Monday, March 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
New County Health Rankings »
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute have released the fourth...
Friday, March 15, 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
Congratulations to the FIRST Accredited Health Departments! »
The Public Health Accreditation Board announced that the following health departments have been accredited through the new...
Thursday, March 14, 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
Dueling Budgets »
Dueling Budgets If you haven't heard the on-going battle over the FY 2013 budget, you must be living under a rock! While...
Thursday, March 14, 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
Dr. Janet Collins has been selected as Director, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity »
Dr. Janet Collins has been selected as Director, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity and will join the Di...
Monday, March 11, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
New tool to advance health equity in your community »
PolicyLink has released a "new tool to advance health equity in your community, Promoting Equity through the Pract...
Monday, March 11, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Request for Comments »
PreventObesity.net is seeking comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in support of healthy school snacks....
Monday, March 4, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sequestration: It's Official! »
Right about midnight on Friday, March 1, 2013 OMB issued the following sequestration order to the federal agencies....
Tuesday, February 12, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stop Sequestration Press Conference »
The Coalition for Health Funding’s Emily Holubowich moderated a press event at the National Press Club with partners Aeros...
Monday, February 11, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Detailed new information on the Prevention and Public Health Fund »
Detailed new information on the Prevention and Public Health Fund (Fund) has been posted on hhs.gov . It includes...
Wednesday, February 6, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA Aims for Healthier Snacks and Drinks in Schools »
Proposed Standards are First Update in More Than 30 Years The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposed updat...
Friday, February 1, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Competitive Foods and Beverages in U.S. Schools: A State Policy Analysis »
Dear Colleagues: Today CDC's Division of Population Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senator Harkin Introduces HeLP America Act »
Sen. Tom Harkin has re-introduced the HeLP America Act , a prevention bill that expands access to fruits and vegetabl...
Monday, January 14, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCCOR January 2013 Newsletter »
The January 2013 edition of the newsletter of the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) contains a...
Thursday, December 20, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Funding Alert for School Based Health Centers »
Funding alert -- The Department of Health and Human Services has announced the awarding of more than $80 million...
Tuesday, December 18, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Our thoughts and prayers to families of victims in Newtown, CT »
Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to the families of the victims of the inconceivable, senseless violence in N...
Friday, December 14, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
STD Rates Continue to Rise, According to New Data »
Release Date: Thursday, December 13, 2012 For Immediate Release December 13, 2012 For More Information Contact:...
Monday, December 10, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
NDDay of Action »
The Coalition for Health Funding invites advocates totake part in a NDDay of Action on December 10th by writing l...
Monday, December 10, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
States Spend Less Than Two Cents of Every Tobacco Dollar to Reduce Tobacco Use »
A new report, States Spend Less Than Two Cents of Every Tobacco Dollar to Reduce Tobacco Use , finds that less than...
Thursday, November 29, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
2013 I'm Your Community Guide! Contest »
The Public Health Foundation (PHF) has announced the launch of the 2013 I'm Your Community Guide! Contest...
Monday, November 26, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rapid response funding for quick childhood obesity projects available »
Rapid response funding for quick childhood obesity projects available to state, local, and tribal non-profits from RWJ Fou...
Friday, November 16, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Obama Administration has extended the deadlines for states to apply to build insurance exchange »
The Obama Administration has extended the deadlines for states to apply to build their own insurance exchanges. In a lette...
Friday, November 16, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Resolution in support of the Prevention and Public Health Fund »
The American Medical Association’s House of Delegates voted to approve a resolution in support of the Prevention and Publi...
Tuesday, November 13, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Physical Activity Guidelines Midcourse Review »
On Friday the Department of Health and Human Services released its draft mid-course update to the Physical Activity Guid...
Tuesday, November 13, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Childhood Obesity Challenge Contest »
The next round of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine Childhood Obesity Challenge has launched!  "Round 2 see...
Friday, November 9, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Cancer Society is marking the 37th Great American Smokeout on November 15 »
Part of health promotion is bringing attention to the issue of smoking, second hand smoke and third hand smoke. This prob...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Request for Nominations- 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee »
Received via email from OS/OASH... Dear Colleague, The Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) an...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Community Transformation Grant (CTG) stories »
Please forward compelling Community Transformation Grant (CTG) stories, anecdotes, blog posts, or articles that highlight...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Building a Healthier Future Summit »
In March, the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA),  which works with the private sector and its honorary chairw...

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