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How Local Health Departments with the Fewest Resources Can Increase Active Transportation

By Karin Valentine Goins, MPH, Program Director, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series covering the Capabilities for Public Health Agency…

CDC Online Training: Antibiotic Stewardship – Sections 3 + 4

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of Antibiotic Stewardship has launched the final components of its four-section web-based training course on Antibiotic Stewardship. Section 3 will cover antibiotic stewardship considerations for the management of…

New NIH Study on the Effect of Genetics and Pollution on Asthma Symptoms

According to a study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), asthma patients with a specific genetic profile are more susceptible to intense asthma symptoms from exposure to traffic pollution. Patients without that genetic profile…