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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
ASTHO Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Learning Collaborative: Insights from National Partners »
Click here to learn about insights from ASTHO's national partners on the ASTHO Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Estimated Impact of the FY18 President’s Budget on Selected Public Health Programs by State »
The Trust for America's Health has created fact sheets on the estimated impact of the FY 2018 President's budget proposal...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Celebrates No Tobacco Day »
  Each year on May 31, CDC joins the World Health Organization (WHO) in observing World No Tobacco Day (WNTD)....
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Today is National Walking Day »
Dear Colleagues:   Today, April 5 th , is National Walking Day. In honor of this observan...
Tuesday, April 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
11th Annual Southern Obesity Summit Call for Proposals Deadline is Monday, May 1 »
CALL FOR PROPOSALS Deadline is Monday, May 1! 11th Annual Southern Obesity Summit October 1-3, 2017 Marriott Marqu...
Thursday, March 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing the Launch of the 500 Cities Project »
We are excited to announce the launch of the interactive web application for the 500 Cities Project (available at www.cdc...
Tuesday, December 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing the 27th Annual Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference »
  27th Annual Art and Science of  Health Promotion Conference   Awareness, Motivation,...
Monday, October 24, 2016
Call for Abstracts for 2017 National Health Outreach Conference »
Are you interested in fostering health and wellness and creating a culture of health in your community? Then make plans to...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHPE Partner the National Physical Activity Society Releases Walkable Communities Success Stories »
Walkable Communities: Eight U.S. Small Towns The National Physical Activity Society has released the 2 nd editi...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Join the World Heart Day “Thunderclap" on September 29 »
DHPE is one of the partners of the National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention collaborative.  Join DHPE a...
Monday, September 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month »
September is National Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness Month, and the Directors of Health Promotion and Education Health Equit...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
NYC Department of Health Declares Hate a Public Health Emergency »
A contributor to The Huffington Post summarizes the national scope of public health efforts to address violence in America...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCHE Examines Equity Policies of Health Departments »
The National Collaborative for Health Equity (NCHE) and Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington...
Thursday, August 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disparities Persist in Adult Cigarette Smoking Among Racial and Ethnic Groups. »
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  shows overall declining rates of smoking amon...
Thursday, June 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC MMW Report Release Smoke-free Policy Article »
  Today, CDC’s  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report  published an article on  state and lo...
Monday, May 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stroke Awareness Month Highlights Smoke-Free Efforts »
Every 40 seconds, someone has a stroke in the U.S., but 80% of all strokes are preventable. You have the power to prevent...
Monday, April 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Today Begins Every Kid Healthy Week! »
  The Directors of Health Promotion and Education (DHPE) is excited to kick off Every Kid Healthy™ Week,...
Monday, April 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Safe Routes to Schools Releases Making Strides Report Cards »
Safe Routes to School National Partnership and the YMCA Making Strides Report Cards Making Strides  is...
Monday, April 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Institute for Health Research and Policy Releases State Fundraiser Exemptions Report »
State Fundraiser Exemptions and new Food Service Key Informant Briefs from Institute for Health Research and Policy...
Monday, April 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Team Nutrition Materials Now Available for Summer Meal Sites »
   Team Nutrition is introducing its first materials for summer meal sites!  These new materials are desi...
Monday, April 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NPHW: White House to Host Call Today on Climate Change and Public Health »
  In support of National Public Health Week (April 4-8, 2016), DHPE invites its member to learn more about climate...
Friday, March 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
National WIC Association Launches New Greater With WIC Website »
  National Implementation and Dissemination Project Partner National WIC Association (NWA) has launched a website...
Friday, March 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Study Shows Improvements and Disparities in Types of Foods and Milk Beverages Offered Schools »
According to a new study, public elementary schools have made great strides improving the quality of lunches served in sch...
Tuesday, March 1, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
A Nutritious Diet is Important for Lupus Patients »
The Directors of Health Promotion and Education (DHPE) is celebrating National Nutrition Month by promoting the...
Thursday, February 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS News: Nearly 13 Million People Nationwide Have Health Care Coverage »
On January 31, Open Enrollment for 2016 coverage ended, with about 12.7 million consumers selecting plans or being automat...
Thursday, January 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guide to to National Public Health Department Initial Accreditation »
The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) released an updated " Guide to National Public Health Department Initial Accr...
Thursday, January 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
First-of-its-Kind PSA Campaign Targets the 86 Million American Adults with Prediabetes »
The American Diabetes Association, American Medical Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the...
Wednesday, January 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Announces Fifth Year of Successful “Tips From Former Smokers” Campaign »
Powerful new ads mark the 5 th  year of the successful “ Tips From Former Smokers ” campaign CDC’s graphic ant...
Friday, January 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACCHO Presents at IOM Health Equity Meeting »
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has commissioned the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to assemble a consensus committee to e...
Friday, January 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Updates - Year in Review, 3 Buckets of Prevention, and More »
CDC Looks Back at 2015 and Forward to 2016 In the press release CDC Year in Review: What's Next? , CDC lays out some o...
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...

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