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ASTHO is the national nonprofit representing the state and territorial agencies of the US, US territories, and DC. Visit .
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ASTHO May 17
Positive news in the : Some of the hardest-hit locales in the nation--like West Virginia, Ohio, and DC--saw a 50%+ decrease in heroin overdoses last year.
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Dr. Rachel Levine May 17
🎧Listen to my discussion with about Pennsylvania's three-pillar approach (prevention + rescue + treatment) to the ⤵️
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ASTHO May 17
Washington state made waves this week when they announced the first universally available public insurance option in the US. examines the impact the program could have on health insurance access in the state.
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ASTHO May 17
In our new , we speak w/ Commissioner about PA’s multi-pronged approach to the & Steve Seitchik w/ about the importance of medication assisted treatment. Listen now!
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ASTHO May 17
It takes an entire community to create health. Let’s talk about what that looks like! We’re hosting a twitter chat with and on June 6 to talk about the value of cross-sector, community-led health policies. Join us! Details & RSVP:
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ASTHO May 17
May is Mental Health Month, a time to recognize the many ways mental health is tied to other public health issues. In this week's , we examine mental health parity laws around the nation, and identify strengths & areas for improvement.
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Dr. Robert R. Redfield May 16
I enjoyed my recent conversation with Robert Johnson of ’s Public Health Review . Listen to “Seeing the Possible: A Conversation with CDC Director Robert Redfield” here:
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ASTHO May 16
Hello from Colorado! We're here with and the National Association of Vector-borne Disease Control Officials sharing strategies & new approaches for keeping Americans safe from vector-based threats.
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Rebekah Gee May 16
Fantastic day with ⁦⁩ and Incredible National Panel on Hep C Testing and Treatment. Planning for how we move from diagnosis to care to cure with the goal for Hep C elimination - learning from the brightest minds in our nation. ⁦
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ASTHO May 16
. director Ngozi Ezike on the need to expand access to treatment: “If we keep the status quo, we will end new infections only among communities with access and privilege. And yet again, we will leave our most vulnerable behind."
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TN Dept. of Health May 16
Health is a lifelong journey. It’s personal. It’s unique. It’s yours. Find ideas to improve your health in a way that’s uniquely you.
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ASTHO May 16
A new map breaks down the African continent into thousands of 9.6 square mile grids and provides the most detailed view yet of obstacles that need to be overcome to reach 's goal of ending the epidemic by 2030.
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ASTHO May 16
A silver lining in 's new report that birth rates are dropping: teenage pregnancies are falling sharply too. The U.S. had the lowest teen pregnancy rate on record in 2018.
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ASTHO May 16
A federal judge sided with a coalition of public health groups yesterday in ordering to expedite its review of devices on the market. The reviews, previously scheduled to begin in 2021, could now start in the coming months.
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Michael Fraser May 15
staff and 11 partners in states and territories and ASTHO Affiliates named to the "40 Under 40" inaugural awardee class today. Well done all and special thanks to for his team for his visionary leadership on this!
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TEDMED May 15
“While trying to solve one huge public health problem—cigarette smoking—we may have created another colossal one.” - Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin | 2018
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ASTHO May 15
. announces plan to combat tainted supplements: the pharmacy chain will soon become the first U.S. retailer to require all supplements sold on its shelves to undergo third-party testing.
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ASTHO May 15
The same deadly drug at the heart of the --fentanyl--is causing a massive surge in overdose deaths among cocaine and methamphetamine users, reports.
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ASTHO May 15
We are also THRILLED to announce that ASTHO's very own chief of government affairs and public relations, , has been named to 's in ! On behalf of all your colleagues at ASTHO: Congratulations!
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ASTHO May 15
Today we are proud to see ASTHO members & affiliates honored by for their leadership! Congratulations to Jeffrey Howard of , Joneigh Khaldun of , Jamila Porter of , & many more! Press release:
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