Public Health

National Press Foundation link: On the Front Lines of Infectious Diseases July 20, 2017

On the Front Lines of Infectious Diseases

From AIDS to Ebola to Zika, NIH Scientist at Forefront of U.S. Public Health Responses

National Press Foundation link: Funds for Preventive Care in Peril? July 20, 2017

Funds for Preventive Care in Peril?

Part of Obamacare Went to CDC Fund Now Faces Political Headwinds

National Press Foundation link: Learn How They’re Boosting Health in the Windy City July 19, 2017

Learn How They’re Boosting Health in the Windy City

Healthy Chicago 2.0 Aims to Equalize Resources to Reduce Health Inequality

National Press Foundation link: How the U.S. Compares in Public Health July 19, 2017

How the U.S. Compares in Public Health

U.S. Lags Other Nations in Health Outcomes, Despite Leading in Spending

National Press Foundation link: Reporting on Efforts to Curtail Obesity July 19, 2017

Reporting on Efforts to Curtail Obesity

Improvement in Overall Obesity Rate, But Not Among Severely Obese

National Press Foundation link: A New Version of Meals on Wheels July 19, 2017

A New Version of Meals on Wheels

In Low-Income Neighborhoods, Special Efforts to Ship in Healthy Food

National Press Foundation link: Why the Y is Tackling Diabetes July 18, 2017

Why the Y is Tackling Diabetes

Find a YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program in Your Area

National Press Foundation link: How States Are Battling the Opioid Epidemic July 18, 2017

How States Are Battling the Opioid Epidemic

States are on the Front Lines of Trying to Control Opioid Abuse, Deaths

National Press Foundation link: Helping States Boost Public Health July 17, 2017

Helping States Boost Public Health

At the State Level, Resources and Efforts on Health Differ Widely

National Press Foundation link: Why Healthy Play Spaces Matter July 17, 2017

Why Healthy Play Spaces Matter

In Areas Where Kids Lack Play and Exercise Options, Health Falters

National Press Foundation link: Declines in Smoking Rates Threatened July 17, 2017

Declines in Smoking Rates Threatened

After Five Decades of Progress, Budget Cuts and Rollbacks Could Reverse Tobacco Trends

National Press Foundation link: Building a Local Public Health Movement July 17, 2017

Building a Local Public Health Movement

Obesity, Mental Health Measures Advance with Assist From Citizen Involvement

National Press Foundation link: Community Public Health Strategies July 17, 2017

Community Public Health Strategies

How Nonprofits and Health Systems Can Boost Residents’ Health at Local Level

National Press Foundation link: What are Social Determinants of Health? July 17, 2017

What are Social Determinants of Health?

To Understand Health, You Need to Understand Where People Live

National Press Foundation link: How the Media Cover Public Health July 16, 2017

How the Media Cover Public Health

Public Health Officials Often Need Media to Get Message Out

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When local officials need to warn the public about emerging health threats, they rely on the media. How well does it respond?