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ASTHO members visit Capitol HillARLINGTON, VA (Mar. 13, 2019)—Over 80 state, local, and territorial health officials from across the country met with members of congress on Capitol Hill together. The aim of their visits was to share the critical need to sustain investments in public health agencies that protect and promote the health of all Americans and prevent sequester cuts in the FY20 budget…“Every person and every community should have the opportunity to be as healthy as possible. As part of ASTHO’s President’s Challenge, additional federal resources will help equip health officials to mobilize community-led, place-based collectives to improve the way we live, work, and play,” says Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, ASTHO president and director of the Rhode Island Department of Health.




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2019

Oct. 9, 2019 [Article] | They Enrolled In Medical School To Practice Rural Medicine. What Happened?

Oct. 8, 2019 [Article] | How Houston is Stepping Up to Combat Food-desert Problem

Oct. 4, 2019 [Article] | Why Hospitals Are Getting Into The Housing Business

Oct. 3, 2019 [Article] | Ride Sharing Can Be Crucial to Better Health Outcomes

Oct. 2, 2019 [Article] | As Rural Groceries Fade Away, Lawmakers Wonder Whether to Act

Sept. 26, 2019 [Article] | Data Sharing Standards Needed to Address Patients’ SDOH

Sept. 2019 [Article] | ASTHO President’s Challenge: Core Principles for Building Community Resilience

Sept. 9, 2019 [Article] | Newark Lead Contamination Infringes on Human Right to Clean Water

Sept. 5, 2019 [Article] | 'Health Equity' is Taking Root as a Core Part of Public Health Work

Sept. 2019 [Article] | Gentrification And The Health Of Low-Income Children In New York City

Sept. 2019 [Article] | Racial and Ethnic Disparities Continue in Pregnancy-Related Deaths

Aug. 29, 2019 [Article] | Racial Disparities Persist for Breastfeeding Moms. Here's Why.

June 17 [Article] | Your ZIP Code Might Determine How Long You Live—and the Difference Could Be Decades

June 27 [Article] | How Black Pharmacists Are Closing The Cultural Gap In Health Care

June 28 [Article] | A Million Californians Don’t Have Clean Drinking Water. Where Do They Live?  

July [Article] | Infrastructure for Cross-Sector Collaboration

July 7 [Article] | How Hydroponic School Gardens Can Cultivate Food Justice, Year-Round

July 23 [Article] | Child Drowning Rates Drop As Communities Adopt Stricter Building Codes

July 30 [Article] | To Advance Well-Being In Indian Country, Limit The Health Harms of Incarceration

[Article] | Community-Led Initiatives: The Key to Healthy and Resilient Communities

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