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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 48m
Health fact: Mosquitoes cause more death & disease than any other animal on the planet. Learn how is working with health partners around the world to make a difference:
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"Why does e-cigarette maker Juul advertise its product on TV when cigarette ads are banned? The short answer: Because it can." Health advocates say it's time to change that.
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Health policy news: Several states are considering legislation that would grant teens legal access to the vaccine without parental consent. ?
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It's ! : Mosquitoes account for over 1M deaths annually. ASTHO's "Public Health Confronts the Mosquito" manual is here to help. See below for guidance on creating effective & sustainable state mosquito control programs:
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RI Dept. of Health 6h
Today is . 🦟 The year's 1st positive finding of in RI has been detected in mosquitoes (in Central Falls). Mosquito-borne diseases are also in nearby MA + CT. Take steps to reduce your risk, including use of bug spray. Learn more at .
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ASTHO 23h
update: authorities have confirmed a new case in the remote DRC village of Walikale--hundreds of miles away from where all previous cases have been found.
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Michael Fraser 24h
With and colleagues at the Leadership Institute today: “you bring your whole self to this job..”.
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ASTHO 24h
New ! We convened an expert panel to talk and . Topics covered: new collaboration opportunities, dated misconceptions, & much more! Featured: Mark Larson () & J.T. Lane (alum - )
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Ark. Dept. of Health Aug 19
Immunizations don’t just protect the person getting the shot; they protect the community from preventable illnesses. Learn more about immunizations and where to get them here:
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ASTHO Aug 19
The U.S. has the highest rate of maternal mortality in the developed world. The makers of app hope to change that by giving new moms access to a team of maternity coaches, nutritionists, lactation coaches, and more directly on their smartphones.
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ASTHO Aug 19
"Most people who die of opioid overdoses do so outside of medical settings, and a naloxone prescription could stand between life and death. You may never need to administer naloxone — but better safe than sorry."
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ASTHO Aug 19
. is now investigating 94 cases of vape-linked lung illness across 14 states.
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U.S. Surgeon General Aug 19
EVERYONE can play a role in helping prevent opioid misuse. Read & RT my postcard to know the 5⃣ things YOU can do today.
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FDAWomen Aug 19
Like breastfeeding, assist mothers in providing high quality nutrients to baby. Learn about buying and using a breast pump:
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ASTHO Aug 18
Medical Marijuana Probably Won't Stop the Opioid Crisis - The Atlantic
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ASTHO Aug 16
New in : "'s proposed new cigarette warnings are scary. That’s the point."
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National Coalition of STD Directors Aug 16
Help make the case for prevention. Use this customizable factsheet released by NCSD and to illustrate the health impacts of program budgets.
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ASTHO Aug 16
. announces that ticks with Heartland virus--a rare virus previously found in just 5 states--have been identified in Illinois. Advice from director Ngozi Ezike applies to anyone outdoors: use repellent & check regularly for ticks.
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HHS.gov Aug 16
isn’t always obvious. Look out for your friends and family–learn to spot signs of that they may need help:
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ASTHO Aug 16
Evidence continues to show a connection between adverse childhood experience (ACEs) and a wide range of mental & physical ailments later in life. Our new looks at evidence-backed strategies to deter ACEs from occurring in the first place:
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