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December 22, 2010
Funds for electronic health records… More info…

HRSA Nurse LRP Applications being accepted…. More info…

December 20, 2010
The U.S. Census Bureau has also created several interactive resources that can be used in your classroom… More info…

December 18, 2010
“Child Maltreatment 2009” Report Shows Steady Decrease in Child Abuse and Neglect… More info…

December 16, 2010
September 2010: Rural Medicare Advantage Enrollment Update… More info…

Securing High Quality Health Care in Rural America: The Impetus for Change in the Affordable Care Act…. More info…

December 15, 2010
Census Bureau Interactive Map Widget… More info…

December 14, 2010
Two New Publications from the NCRHR & PAC on Rural Hospital Support for Emergency Medical Services… Brief… Final…

New Publication from the NCRHR & PAC – The Rural Health Snapshot…. More info…

December 4, 2010
Pennsylvania Health Care Services and Programs… More info…

The Bureau of Primary Health Care Safety Net Collaboration clarification…. More info…

The National Health Service Corps Application Cycle Open…. More info…

CMS Comments on Medicare Advantage…. More info…

New Health Literacy Toolkit by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS):…. More info…

Kasier Family Foundation Webcast: Investing in Health IT: What the U.S. and Other Countries Are Learning…. More info…

AHRQ Free Patient Education Videos, Pamphlets in Spanish …. More info…

Rural Healthy People 2020…. More info…

November 26, 2010
HHS announces the nation’s new health promotion and disease prevention agenda… More info…

Rural Voices Leadership and Policy Workshop…. More info…

November 17, 2010
Mental Health Services in Rural Jails (Working Paper)… More info…

November 5, 2010
National Farm Medicine Center on Facebook!… More info…

Help set the rural public health agenda for the next decade: Rural health policy makers and researchers are looking for your ideas…. More info…

HRSA’s Women’s Health USA 2010 and Child Health USA 2010 data books are now available…. More info…

November 4, 2010
The HHS Partnership Center Newsletter… More info…

HHS announces new federal support for states to develop and upgrade Medicaid IT systems and systems for enrollment in state exchanges…. More info…

November 3, 2010
A video message from Secretary Kathleen Sebelius telling lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth suffering from bullying and intolerance that they are not alone… More info…

October 29, 2010
Key Environmental Health Competencies for Rural Primary Care Providers…(Final Report) (Policy Brief)

HHS Announces New Competitive “Early Innovator” Grants for States that Lead the Race to Develop IT Systems for State Exchanges…. More info…

October 26, 2010
Family Medicine Residency Training in Rural Locations (Final Report)… More info…

October 25, 2010
New report providing information on the prevalence of children’s mental health needs and associated access to care… More info…

HHS announces availability of $3.9 million to support families of children with special health care needs…. More info…

HHS announces the availability of up to $335 million to boost access to primary health care…. More info…

October 19, 2010
New Affordable Care Act grants to help put patients in control of their health care… More info…

October 17, 2010
University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy… More info… Application info…

The FCC Broadband Spectrum tool…. More info…

HRSA Relaunches Rural Health IT Toolbox and Webinar Portal on HRSA Health IT and Quality Website…. More info…

New Health IT Fact Sheet on State & Regional Demonstration Projects Now Available…. More info…

The 2010 Report to the Secretary: Rural Health and Human Service Issues….More info…

October 15, 2010
New Opportunity for Practitioners to Re-Apply… More info…

October 13, 2010
Secretary Sebelius leads efforts to improve access to coverage for children with pre-existing conditions… More info…

October 5, 2010
Two new publications are available from the North Carolina Rural Health Research & Policy Analysis Center… Brief 97… Brief 98…

October 4, 2010
HRSA Relaunches Rural Health IT Toolbox and Webinar Portal… More info…

Nearly 1,000 additional employers and unions will receive help providing health coverage…. More info…

September 30, 2010
Forty-eight States receive new resources to build competitive health insurance marketplaces… More info…

September 29, 2010
Popular Exercise and Physical Activity Guide for Older Adults Available… More info…

HHS awards $27 million for the support of pregnant and parenting teens and women…. More info…

September 28, 2010
HHS announces the launch of HealthCare.gov on Facebook… More info…

Governor Rendell Names Michael K. Huff as Acting Health Secretary…. More info…

September 27, 2010
National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy… More info…

New Publication from the NCRHR & PAC on Rural Volunteer EMS: Reports from the Field…. More info…

HHS awards $130 million to boost health professions workforce …. More info…

September 23, 2010
HHS Reg. Dir. Joanne Grossi: Administration HIV/LGBT Healthcare Call… More info…

September 22, 2010
RUPRI Health Panel calls attention to elements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) that are likely to affect rural health care… More info…

September 21, 2010
HHS announces new tools and resources from the Affordable Care Act to prevent fraud and strengthen Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP… More info…

September 17, 2010
Fall Prevention Awareness Day… More info…

September 16, 2010
The final two manuals of the third edition of the Child Abuse and Neglect User Manual Series are now available for download… More info…

Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) released it latest report – Cardiac Surgery in Pennsylvania 2007-2008…. More info…

September 14, 2010
State must retain health plan to cover 46,000 working poor… More info…

September 13, 2010
National farm safety and health week… More info…

September 10, 2010
New Funding Supports Critical Access and Rural Hospitals in Converting to Electronic Health Records… More info…

September 7, 2010
Increases in Primary Care Physician Income due to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010–Continued Tweaking of Physician Payment… More info…

September 2, 2010
Participants Receive Up to $35,000 Annually to Repay Student Loans… More info…

August 31, 2010
Affordable Care Act program will help pay health benefit claims for early retirees; applications still being accepted… More info…

A new publication is available from the North Carolina Rural Health Research & Policy Analysis Center…. More info…

August 31, 2010
Affordable Care Act program will help pay health benefit claims for early retirees; applications still being accepted… More info…

August 30, 2010
PA DOH Office of Health Equity will be sponsoring the 4th Annual Health, Wealth and Wellness Week, September 19th through September 26th… More info…

August 25, 2010
AgrAbility Provides Health Screenings to Nearly 800 at APD… More info…

August 24, 2010
Rural Medicare Advantage: Modest Enrollment Growth in 2010… More info…

Secretary Sebelius announces $32 million to support rural health priorities….More info…

August 19, 2010
August is National Immunization Awareness Month… More info…

August 18, 2010
States to Receive $1 Million Each to Make Health Insurance Markets More Consumer-Friendly and Transparent… More info…

August 16, 2010
Pennsylvania is experiencing an increase in pertussis cases, some tips to help prevent the transmission of this disease…. More info…

August 12, 2010
Designating Health Professional Shortage Areas, Medically Underserved Populations, and Medically Underserved Areas: A Primer on Basic Issues to Resolve…. More info…

August 11, 2010
Prescription Drug Cost Relief to More Than 750,000 Medicare Beneficiaries….More info…

Health IT Adoption and Implementation Resources Now Available on HRSA’s Website…. More info…

August 7, 2010
Trustees Announce Solvency of Medicare Trust Fund Extended By 12 Years to 2029…. More info…

CMS has published a request for comments on recommendations for legislative changes to improve health care for children…. More info…

Middle-aged women needed for Penn State Research study on quality of life….More info…

August 4, 2010
National HIV/AIDS Strategy…. More info…

August deadlines for RHC and CAH conferences and Rural Health Fellows applications…. More info…

National Summit for Clinicians & MCN Unsung Hero!…. More info…

August 3, 2010
Healthy Vision Community Awards Program…. More info…

August 2, 2010
Announcing Pennsylvania’s new health plan for uninsured adults with pre-existing conditions…. More info…

AgrAbility To Offer Free Health Screenings at Ag Progress Days…. More info…

July 28, 2010
New Compendium on Rural Health issues and Health Care Reform…. More info…

July 27, 2010
USDA seeks public comment on distance learning and telemedicine programs….More info…

Increases in Primary Care Physician Income due to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010–Continued Tweaking of Physician Payment…. More info…

July 26, 2010
Register Now for the 75th Anniversary MCH Federal/State Partnership Meeting…. More info…

July 23, 2010
Text 4BABY Initiative…. More info…

PA Healthcare-Associated Infection Report and Non Technical Summary for Consumers…. More info…

State Asthma Fact Sheets Updated…. More info…

Community Health Assessment aNd Group Evaluation (CHANGE): Building a Foundation of Knowledge to Prioritize Community Health Needs…. More info…

New Interactive Tobacco Policy Map Launched…. More info…

Designing and Building Healthy Places…. More info…

Guide to Develop Easy-to-Use Health Web Sites…. More info…

Communities Taking Action: Profiles of Health Equity…. More info…

HHS Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Launches Public Health Emergency Portal…. More info…

Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities Annotated Resource Book for Storytelling….More info…

Report Aims to Help Non Profits Engage in Advocacy Efforts…. More info…

Delivering on the Promise: A State Guide to the Next Steps for Health Care Reform…. More info…

Understanding Elder Maltreatment – Fact Sheet…. More info…

Evidence-Based Practice Implementation Recourse Kits…. More info…

Taking Care of Myself: A Guide for When I Leave the Hospital…. More info…

HHS and IOM Launch Community Health Data Initiative…. More info…

Community Health Data Initiative Interim Work Page…. More info…

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Effective Health Care Program….More info…

2010 Dietary Guidelines – What Do You Think?…. More info…

Affordable Care Act and Young Adults…. More info…

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Adopted…. More info…

FDA Urging Limited Antibiotics in Meat…. More info…

HHS Secretary Sebelius Comments on Infection Control in Surgical Centers….More info…

When It Comes to Health Care, What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You…. More info…

Challenges for Improving Health Care Access in Rural America…. More info…

July 15, 2010
Child Welfare Information Gateway Launches a Redesigned Website…. More info…

July 14, 2010
The challenge to delivering oral health services in rural America…. More info…

July 13, 2010
Secretary Sebelius Announces Final Rules To Support ‘Meaningful Use’ of Electronic Health Records…. More info…

June 30, 2010
Pennsylvania Only Reaching 25% of Low-Income Children with Summer Nutrition Program…. More info…

June 28, 2010
Patient Assessments and Quality of Care in Rural Hospitals…. More info…

New Federal Strategy Seeks to End Family, Child and Youth Homelessness in 10 Years…. More info…

June 25, 2010
Quality of Care for Acute Myocardial Infarction: Are the Gaps Between Rural and Urban Hospitals Closing?…. More info…

AgriSafe has gone green with the annual report! Please view our accomplishments in 2009…. More info…

SERVPA is the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s online registry for medical and non-medical volunteers who are open to volunteering in case of an emergency…. More info…

PHC4 Report – PA Hospitalization Rates for Chronic Conditions High and Costly…. More info…

NIH Senior Health: The premier health and wellness website for older adults….More info…

Information on Gum Disease Added to NIHSeniorHealth…. More info…

U.S. Dept. on Health and Human Services National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy Released…. More info…

National Survey of FQHCs Provides Insights on Capacity, Areas for Improvement…. More info…

New Report Provides Insights on Community and Academic Health Center Partnerships…. More info…

Future Of Prevention Funding Lies in Broad, Public-Health Approach…. More info…

Landmark Analysis Probes Nature vs. Nurture in Multiple Sclerosis…. More info…

June 22, 2010
$6.6 million grant to significantly expand access, resources for healthcare careers…. More info…

June 21, 2010
Updated brochures and applications are now available for the CHIP and adultBasic programs…. More info…

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: A Summary of Provisions Important to Rural Health Care Delivery…. More info…

June 19, 2010
The Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) has launched the official website for the Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs….. More info…

June 15, 2010
USDA has completed a new strategic plan that lays out policy priorities for the Department for the next 5 years…. More info…

The Summer Food Service Program…. More info…

This September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month…. More info…

Pediatric Care in Rural Hospital Emergency Departments…. Final report

June 14, 2010
Resources offer guidance on working and non-working children, agritourism….More info…

New report on Rural Health Clinics available from the Maine Rural Health Research Center…. More info…Research & policy brief…

New Publications from the NCRHR & PAC on Pediatric Care in Rural Hospital Emergency Departments…. More info…

June 12, 2010
News from the Heartland Center for Leadership Development…. More info…

Tyrone Hospital to Emerge from Bankruptcy…. More info…

June 11, 2010
Meet Your Health Halfway…. More info…

Vaccines Are Not Just for Children…. More info…

Pennsylvania Creating High-Risk Pool…. More info…

Putting Data and Innovation to Work to Help Communities and Consumers Improve Health…. More info…

Evidence Based Practice Kits in Mental Health…. More info…

National Physical Activity Health Plan…. More info…

National Institute on Drug Abuse…. More info…

“Let’s Move” Task Force Breaks New Ground…. More info…

Small Changes Steer Kids Toward Smarter School Lunch Choices…. More info…

Advanced Practice Nurses Fill Health Care Gaps in Rural Areas…. More info…

June 10, 2010
The Pennsylvania Medicaid Policy Center report, “Dental Coverage for Children Under Pennsylvania Medical Assistance”…. More info…

June 8, 2010
HHS Releases National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy…. More info…

June 1, 2010
Centre County Household Health Survey…. More info…

May 28, 2010
Role of State Flex Programs in Supporting Quality Improvement in Critical Access Hospitals…. Briefing Paper Policy Brief

ACSM American Fitness Index 2010 report…. More info…

Governor Rendell: Updated Health and Human Services Resource Guide Now Available…. More info…

Want to Know How to Get Health and Human Service Help in PA?…. More info…

Effective Health Care Program Update: New Key Questions are Now Available….More info…

HRSA Offers Guidance on Rural Hospital/FQHC Collaboration…. More info…

American Academy of Pediatrics Offers Free Prevention Resources…. More info…

Healthcare Reform and Community Health Centers…. More info…

Free Guidance Offered for those Caring for Young Children…. More info…

First Lady Releases Child Obesity Recommendations…. More info…

The World Health Organization is Warning that Gonorrhea May Soon Become Untreatable…. More info…

FastStats from A to Z…. More info…

May 26, 2010
Underage drinking, Suicide Prevention and Mental health…. More info…

Convenient, up-to-date Web guide to ROPS retrofits now available online: Farmers and technicians can determine ROPS availability by tractor make and model…. More info…

May 24, 2010
New Report: “A Tale of Two Systems: A look at State Efforts to Integrate Primary Care and Behavioral Health in Safety Net Settings”…. More info…

May 23, 2010
National Health Care Disparities, 2009…. More info…

PA Industries Save Big, Students Learn Smart with PennTAP Help…. More info…

May 21, 2010
A new publication is now available from the North Carolina Rural Health Research & Policy Analysis Center that compares the profitability of hospitals with the four classifications of rural hospitals that can qualify for special payment provisions under Medicare….. More info…

May 17, 2010
Announcing National Rural Health Resource Center…. More info…

May 14, 2010
Research Uncovers Link Between Substance Use, Frequent Indoor Tanning….More info…

Prescriptions Translated to Spanish Could Be Hazardous to Health…. More info…

Breathe Well, Live Well: Teaching Adults with Asthma Life-Saving Skills…. More info…

Can Food Availability Prompt Addiction?…. More info…

AHRQ Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit Available…. More info…

RWJF Library of Interventions and Strategies Continues to Grow…. More info…

CDC Launches New Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings Website…. More info…

AHRQ Offers Free Resources for Health Centers…. More info…

May 13, 2010
New Report on EMS/Trauma Activities and Integration of CAHs into Trauma Systems….. More info…

May 12, 2010
HRSA Announcement: Updating How Medically Underserved Populations and Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas are Designated….. More info…

May 6, 2010
Health Information Technology Beacon Community Award….. More info…

May 5, 2010
Collaboration is not always easy, and it is our hope that this manual — Effective Collaboration Between Critical Access Hospitals and Federally Qualified Health Centers….. More info…

Case Studies of Developments in Rural Health: Profiles of Three Rural Counties in Difficult Economic Times…. More info…

April 30, 2010
The EMS Agency Research Network for Quality & Safety Improvement (EMSARN) has released a toolkit for EMS agencies….. More info…

April 27, 2010
New or updated information is available from USDA ERS on Rural Economy topics…. More info…

States’ Use of Cost-Based Reimbursement for Medicaid Services at Critical Access Hospitals…. More info…

April 23, 2010
Alternatives to the Outpatient Prospective Payment System: Assessing the Impact on Rural Hospitals…. More info…

April 22, 2010
New Publication from the NCRHR & PAC on States’ Use of Cost-Based Reimbursement for Medicaid Services at Critical Access Hospitals…. More info…

National Health Service Corps Half Time Loan Repayment Pilot…. More info…

Become a HRSA Grant Reviewer!…. More info…

Tyrone Hospital celebrates “New Beginning” at Business After Hours event….More info…

April 21, 2010
HRSA Improves Website…. More info…

April 19, 2010
“Be Safe, Be Profitable: Protecting Workers in Agriculture” – conference videos now online!…. More info…

April 17, 2010
Introducing PA cAARds!…. More info…

April 16, 2010
Celebrate Minority Health Month – April 2010…. More info…

Medicaid’s Continuing Crunch in a Recession: A Mid-Year Update for the State FY 2010 and Preview for FY 2011…. More info…

New National Study Shows Less Than Half of All Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities Perform On-Site Infectious Disease Screening…. More info…

Changing policy: The Elements for Improving Childhood Asthma Outcomes….More info…

Institute of Medicine Releases Report on Hypertension…. More info…

Moving to the Land of Milk and Cookies: Obesity among the Children of Immigrants…. More info…

AHRQ Recommends Blood Pressure Measurement in Children…. More info…

Inhalants are Drug of Choice in Early Adolescence, Report Says…. More info…

Society for Public Health Education…. More info…

Healthy Corner Stores Network…. More info…

Heart Truth Online Toolkit…. More info…

Healthcare 411 en Español…. More info…

Free Child Development Kit form CDC: Provides Educational Resources for Parents on Development Milestones…. More info…

Tearing Down Fences: HIV/STD Prevention in Rural America…. More info…

New HPSA Fact Sheet Available…. More info…

Governor Rendell Earns National Health Quality Award…. More info…

Pennsylvania’s Earth Day 40 Challenge…. More info…

April 15, 2010
Get the Latest Child Welfare News from Information Gateway…. More info…

April 14, 2010
Guide Helps Parents Inform Their Children About Online Safety…. More info…

April 13, 2010
Pennsylvania CHIP Is Seeking Assistance in the Development of a Prospective Payment System to Be Used to Pay Federally Qualified Health Center and Rural Health Clinics…. More info…

April 12, 2010
MILITARYCONNECTION.COM – The Go to Site Reaches 25,000 Followers on Twitter…. More info…

DoDEA’s Educational Partnership proudly presents “Students at the Center” an interactive educational resource for everyone involved in the education of the children of our military service members. …. More info…

April 8, 2010
Child Welfare Outcomes 2003-2006 is now available online…. More info…

April 5, 2010
Representatives from the Governor’s Office of Administration are planning to hold 3 public events in northern PA in May…. More info…

April 4, 2010
Helping Families and Communities Prevent Child Abuse…. More info…

April 3, 2010
Get Involved in National Child Abuse Prevention Month…. More info…

April 2, 2010
National Public Health Week: April 5-11, 2010…. More info…

Free Downloadable Copy of the Pennsylvania Pediatric Asthma Toolkit…. More info…

National Public Health Week: April 5-11, 2010 – Planning Toolkits Now Available!!…. More info…

April is Minority Health Month…. More info…

Resources Available for April National Child Abuse Prevention Month…. More info…

Medicaid to Pay for Fluoride Varnish Applied by Physicians and CRNPs…. More info…

Cultural Health Resource…. More info…

Culturally Competent Nursing Care: A Cornerstone of Caring…. More info…

APA: Rural Health…. More info…

The U.S. Food Environment Atlas…. More info…

The Office on Women’s Health…. More info…

Milhealth’s Directory of Military Health Information Resources…. More info…

Healthier Students Are Better Learners: A Missing Link in School Reforms to Close the Achievement Gap…. More info…

Nonprofit Fundraising Trends 2010: Executive Summary…. More info…

The Salty Stuff: Salt, Blood Pressure and Your Health…. More info…

Using Professionally Trained interpreters to Increase Patient/Provider Satisfaction: Does It Work?…. More info…

COPD – Helping the Missing Millions…. More info…

Identifying Infants with Hearing Loss…. More info…

April 1, 2010
Nursing Scholarship Program – Now Accepting Applications! Applications accepted April 1, 2010 through May 6, 2010…. More info…

HRSA Announcement: National Women’s Health Week – May 9-15, 2010…. More info…

March 30, 2010
Congratulations! Geisinger Medical Center has been named to the Thomson Reuters Top 100 List for the sixth time…. More info…

March 29, 2010
The Pennsylvania Departments of Health and Education have established a Migrant Health Task Force. Professionals with direct knowledge of the health needs of the migrant population requested to complete survey…. More info…

March 25, 2010
Updated Information about Exercise and Physical Activity for Older Adults Added to NIHSeniorHealth.gov…. More info…

The National Environmental Education Foundation Joins the National Institutes of Health in Advancing Asthma Control and Care…. More info…

The Pennsylvania State Board of Education (Board) Chapter 12 Committee (Health and Wellness) will hold three regional public roundtable meetings…. More info…

March 23, 2010
February 2010: A Dramatic Shift Away from Private Fee-for-Service Plans in Rural Medicare Advantage Enrollment…. More info…

March 19, 2010
Refugee Health Program Participating Provider Agreement…. More info…

RFA 09-07-01: Improving Cardiovascular Health Literacy…. More info…

Building Bridges to Support Military and Veteran Families: Healthcare Providers Resource Guide…. More info…

Federal Child Nutrition Programs are Important to Rural Households…. More info…

Comparing Medical Treatments for Antidepressants…. More info…

Migrant Health Task Force Survey…. More info…

Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program Implements Revised HIV/AIDS Formulary…. More info…

Information on Life After Cancer on NIH SeniorHealth…. More info…

NIH Releases Online Version CE on SIDS Risk Reduction…. More info…

The President’s Budget FY 2011: What’s in it for Rural America?…. More info…

Pennsylvania Brings Home an “F” On Children’s Dental Health Report Card….More info…

Quality Improvement (QI) in Public Health…. More info…

FDA Orders Tobacco Companies to Disclose Cigarette Ingredients…. More info…

NACHC Fact Sheet Quantifies ARRA Impact…. More info…

Number of Americans Seeking Emergency Food Assistance Up 46% since 2006, Report Finds…. More info…

Shortchanging America’s Health: A State-by-State Look at How Public Health Dollars Are Spent…. More info…

March 16, 2010
The PA Dept of Health (PADOH) Refugee Health Program is pleased to inform you that the Participating Provider Agreement (PPA) is ready for review and consideration…. More info…

March 15, 2010
The AMA Releases New Older Driver Safety Guide…. More info…

March 11, 2010
The PA Dept of Health is soliciting education and training applications for Improving Cardiovascular Health Literacy…. More info…

Order your free copies of Strengthening Families and Communities: 2010 Resource Guide today!…. More info…

March 5, 2010
The Surgeon General’s Vision for a Healthy and Fit Nation…. More info…

Tox Town…. More info…

Early and Periodic Screening Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSKT) Services in Medicaid…. More info…

MedlinePlus: Women’s Health Checkup…. More info…

Online Intervention Found to Change Drinking Behavior…. More info…

Care Management of Patients With Complex Health Care Needs…. More info…

How did your state perform?…. More info…

March 4, 2010
Handbook for Rural Health Care Ethics…. More info…

HRSA Announcement: NHSC Part-time Loan Repayment Service Option Coming Soon…. More info…

March 2, 2010
NIH Research Practicum Information: Travel Awards Available Office of Dietary Supplements…. More info…

February 24, 2010
Health Workforce Information Center Marks First Year…. More info…

Stats on health and well being and much more…. More info…

February 23, 2010
PA Office of Rural Health Renames Internship in Memory of Former Student….More info…

February 20, 2010
The Food Environment Atlas assembles statistics on food environment indicators…. More info…

Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020 Announcement of the April 1, 2010 Meeting….More info…

Pollution Sources and Mortality Rates across Rural-Urban Areas in the United States…. More info…

February 19, 2010
WISEWOMAN: Heart Health for Uninsured and Under-insured Women…. More info…

Text4baby…. More info…

The Healthy Planning Guide for Healthier Communities…. More info…

Black History Month: Addressing Health Disparities…. More info…

American Diabetes Association Revises Clinical Practice Recommendations….More info…

State of Tobacco Control 2009…. More info…

February 18, 2010
MATCH (Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health) project has just released county health rankings for the entire country…. More info…

February 12, 2010
Let’s Move…. More info…

How to Write a Winning Grant Proposal…. More info…

Oral Health for Infants, Children, Adolescents and Pregnant Women…. More info…

New Bilingual Resource Available for Patients on Blood Thinners…. More info…

Cancer, the Flu, and You: What Cancer Patients and Survivors Should Know About the Flu…. More info…

Preventing Obesity in the Child Care Setting: Evaluating State Regulations….More info…

Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis-Related Years of Potential Life Lost…. More info…

Cocaine Vaccine Ineffective in Reducing All Cravings…. More info…

Teens, Adults and Online Health Information…. More info…

February 9, 2010
National Wildlife Federation Says Outdoor Time for Kids Can Help First Lady Achieve Her “Let’s Move” Goal…. More info…

February 7, 2010
December 2009: Rural Medicare Advantage Enrollment Grows 15% in 2009….More info…

February 5, 2010
Department of Health Continues to Offer Free H1N1 Flu Vaccine on Saturdays at 60 Health Centers…. More info…

Task Force recommendation on screening for obesity in children and adolescents…. More info…

2010 Vaccine & Immunization Schedules Now Available…. More info…

How to Get and Preserve Government Funding in Tough Economic Times….More info…

The Health Benefits of Cutting Salt…. More info…

Increasing Substance Abuse Levels among Older Adults Likely to Create Sharp Rise in Need for Treatment Services in Next Decade…. More info…

Lay Representations of Cancer Prevention and Early Detection: Associations With Prevention Behaviors…. More info…

February 2, 2010
HHS Secretary and Surgeon General Join First Lady to Announce Plans to Combat Overweight and Obesity and Support Healthy Choices…. More info…

January 29, 2010
Childhood Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Linked to Lung Cancer…. More info…

Public Health Surveillance for Mental Health…. More info…

Moving to the Land of Milk and Cookies: Obesity among the Children of Immigrants…. More info…

Task Force Releases Evidence-Based Findings on Worksite Health Promotion Interventions…. More info…

Free Guide for Clinicians for Treatment of Post-Deployment Stress Available….More info…

A Healthy Baby Begins with You…. More info…

Cost of adultBasic Increasing…. More info…

Rural Assistance Center Human Services Update…. More info…

National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities Plan is now posted on the OMH website for public comment until February 12, 2010…. More info…

January 27, 2010
Reducing Hospital Readmissions: An Action Guide…. More info…

January 22, 2010
2010 PartnerSHIP Survey Coming Soon!….

BAM!-Body and Mind…. More info…

Smokefree.gov…. More info…

CDC Launches the CDC Radio Series…. More info…

Health Reform and Communities of Color: How Might It Affect Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities?…. More info…

Grading and Reporting Health and Health Disparities…. More info…

Between Two Worlds: How Young Latinos Come of Age in America…. More info…

Patchwork Nation…. More info…

Kids See Smoking as Riskier than Alcohol or Other Drug Use…. More info…

National Glaucoma Awareness Month…. More info…

January 15, 2010
Health Reform Comparison Tool…. More info…

What Works? A Study of Effective Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Programs…. More info…

New Research Connects Transportation Options to Physical Activity and Health…. More info…

Improving Provider Communication…. More info…

ScanGrants…. More info…

Frigid Temperatures Bring Health Risks…. More info…

Parent Training Complements Medication for Treating Behavioral Problems in Children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders…. More info…

Despite Record Amounts of Tobacco Revenue, States Cut Funding for Tobacco Prevention Programs, Report Finds…. More info…

January 14, 2010
Goodbye & Thank you from the National Cancer Institute’s Atlantic Region Cancer Information Service…. More info…

Health Care Services and Programs…. More info…

January 13, 2010
Living Beyond Breast Cancer: New Spanish Language Guide to Treatment Decisions…. More info…

January 9, 2010
The Joint Commission in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights recently released a video demonstrating the importance of providing culturally competent health care to meet the needs of diverse populations…. More info…

An update from U. Albany’s School of Public Health New York center for health workforce studies…. More info…

January 8, 2010
Free Public Health Clinics for All Pennsylvanians…. More info…

PA Health and Human Services Call Center Available to All Health Centers….More info…

Deep Web Research 2010…. More info…

Rural Health Resource Brief…. More info…

Maximizing Your Role as a Teen Influencer: What You Can Do to Help Prevent Teen Prescription Drug Abuse…. More info…

Rethinking Drinking…. More info…

Diabetes Health Information Available in Asian Languages…. More info…

FDA Unveils Safe Use Initiative to Reduce Harm From Medication Use…. More info…

Walking and Biking to School, Physical Activity and Health Outcomes…. More info…

Insights into How HIV Evades Immune System…. More info…

Restricting Sugary Food May Lead to Overeating…. More info…

Estimated Percentage of Persons Who Delayed Seeking or Did Not Receive Medical Care During the Preceding Year Because of Cost…. More info…

January 6, 2010
Availability, Characteristics, and Role of Detoxification Services in Rural Areas (Full Report)…. More info…

January 4, 2010
Dairy Producers Realize Dreams with Hard Work and Help…. More info…

January 1, 2010
H1N1 flyer regarding the upcoming vaccine clinics…. More info…

Briefing Webcast Available — Rural Health: Laying the Foundation for Health Reform…. More info…