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November 24, 2014
PATH names Dr. David Fleming as vice president for Public Health Impact
PATH

November 18, 2014
What Is Population Health?
Altarum

November 15, 2014
How Ebola Exposes Diminishing US Investment in Public Health
International Business Times

November 13, 2014
Senate committee probes proposed US Ebola funding
CIDRAP

November 12, 2014
Nov. 12 news: Support Vivek Murthy for surgeon general, Intercultural Cancer Council, Ebola
Public Health Newswire

November 9, 2014
US: McDonald's to Coca, the slow decline of junk food icons
AFP World News (French) via Yahoo! News

November 6, 2014
Burwell confident $6.2 billion Ebola funding request will be approved
Modern Healthcare

November 4, 2014
Addressing The Threat Of Antibiotic Resistance: Policy Solutions To Fix A Broken Pipeline
Health Affairs

November 2, 2014
Texas' Low Spending on Public Health Gets More Attention After Ebola Cases
NPR Austin (KUT)

October 30, 2014
Facing rising tide of heroin overdoses, family and first responders welcome a new weapon
Patriot-Ledger

October 28, 2014
Lessons from Ebola: The Infectious Disease Era, And The Need To Prepare, Will Never Be Over
Health Affairs

October 27, 2014
More tools needed in fight against drug addiction
The Hill

October 21, 2014
Five possible targets for Ebola funds
The Hill

October 20, 2014
Ebola by the numbers
The Hill

October 18, 2014
Interactive map tracks obesity in the United States
Science News Magazine

October 17, 2014
CDC chief survives trial by fire on Hill
Politco

October 16, 2014
Frieden under fire as Ebola fight stumbles
Atlanta Journal Constitution

October 15, 2014
Ebola Cases Prompt Casey to Press Federal Hospital Funding Cause
A public health scare could boost federal spending on preparedness, which U.S lawmakers have cut during the past decade.
Bloomberg

October 14, 2014
U.S. Readies for Ebola With Fewer Public Health Staff
Bloomberg Businessweek

October 14, 2014
Ebola puts spotlight on emergency-preparedness cuts
Modern Healthcare

October 13, 2014
Ebola Case in U.S. Sparks Talks on More Response Funding
Bloomberg BusinessWeek

October 13, 2014
Politicians trade blame for Ebola, but both parties cut budgets for health
McClatchy/Dallas Morning News

October 11, 2014
Cities, states scramble after Dallas's Ebola missteps expose planning gaps
Reuters

October 11, 2014
Dems, GOP play Ebola politics
The Hill

October 9, 2014
Hidden costs for ‘fully covered’ care can slam patients’ wallets
Kaiser Health News/Charlotte Observer

October 9, 2014
Americans are the unhealthiest snackers in the world
Marketwatch

October 6, 2014
Media goes overtime on Ebola coverage, but not necessarily overboard
Washington Post

October 4, 2014
Health on Bloomberg Radio
Bloomberg News Radio

October 3, 2014
Sen. Sherrod Brown hopes to get support for bill to fight antibiotic-resistant superbugs
Columbus Dispatch

October 2, 2014
Ebola highlights CDC fund crunch
Politco

October 1, 2014
Idea Gallery: What is Population Health, Anyway?
NewPublicHealth

September 30, 2014
America still weighs too much
The Hill

September 30, 2014
Are we prepared for the next emergency?
Philadelphia Inquirer

September 29, 2014
The Ebola leadership gap
Politco

September 29, 2014
National Obesity Rates Remain High: New Report
Health Affairs

September 27, 2014
Hazel and Moran: Drugs aren't just a police problem
Roanoke Times

September 26, 2014
Estados Unidos no hace lo suficiente para bajar de peso
Diario las Américas

September 26, 2014
Lawmakers must pass bills allowing pharmacists to vaccinate kids: Cheryl Peiffer
Pennsylvania Live

September 24, 2014
How fast does the flu spread around your office?
KTAR (Phoenix, Ariz.)

September 24, 2014
South Carolina leaders launch new obesity initiative
Charleston Post & Courier

September 22, 2014
White House Actions on Antibiotic Resistance: Big Steps, Plus Disappointments
Wired

September 21, 2014
This State Now Grades Schools On Recess And Health
Huffington Post

September 20, 2014
White House launches major effort against resistant bacteria
CIDRAP

September 19, 2014
Antiobiotic strategy wins praise
Politco

September 17, 2014
Americans' diet improving, but not for the poor
Fox News

September 14, 2014
La obesidad sigue descontrolada
Washington Hispanic

September 12, 2014
How the built environment is contributing to childhood obesity
A child's health is inextricably linked to the neighborhood in which he or she grows up
Salon

September 12, 2014
Obesity Rates May Finally Be Leveling Off
Fiscal Times

September 11, 2014
Free flu vaccines offered in Hillsborough schools next month
Tampa Tribune

September 10, 2014
The Most-Obese States in 2030
The Weather Channel

September 10, 2014
New Reports Grade Schools on Reading, Writing, and Recess
Education Week

September 9, 2014
The Most Obese State Is…
Actually two states are tied for this not-so-great honor.
Good Housekeeping

September 8, 2014
Obesity Around the Nation
New York Times

September 7, 2014
Which States Are the Most and Least Obese?
Yahoo! News

September 7, 2014
Which 6 states saw the highest obesity increases?
El Diario La Prensa

September 5, 2014
Research Roundup: Obesity Rates Reach Historic Highs In More U.S. States
Kaiser Health News

September 5, 2014
POLITICO Pulse Most States get big Fat 'F’ on Obesity
Politco

September 5, 2014
A look at Nebraska unit treating Ebola patient
Associated Press/The Gaurdian

September 5, 2014
Study: 30 percent of Wisconsinites obese
Gannett News

September 5, 2014
Seven charts that explain America's obesity problem
Vox

September 5, 2014
The fattest states in America
Marketwatch

September 5, 2014
Blacks, Latinos, and Baby Boomers Bear Brunt of Obesity Epidemic
Hispanic Trending/MedScape

September 4, 2014
Obesity rates reach historic highs in more U.S. states
Reuters

September 4, 2014
Obesity Rising in Some States
Despite recent improvements in childhood obesity, the overall rate increased in six states last year and decreased in zero.
Governing Magazine

September 4, 2014
Mississippi and West Virginia are the most obese states
Washington Post

September 4, 2014
The states where Americans are the most and least obese
Washington Post

September 4, 2014
These Are The U.S.’s Most Obese States
TIME Magazine

September 4, 2014
Study: Americans 24 Pounds Fatter Than in 1960
A new report looks at disparities in obesity rates and access to healthy foods.
U.S. News & World Report

September 4, 2014
Obesity Rates Reach Historic Highs in More States
NBC News

September 4, 2014
The Most Obese State Is...
Huffington Post

September 4, 2014
Adult obesity in US ‘unacceptably high,’ report finds
AFP World News

September 4, 2014
Obesity Remains Rampant Across America
Two new studies present troubling picture overall with state-by-state disparities
HealthDay

September 4, 2014
Report: U.S. obesity crisis may be stabilizing, especially in kids
Los Angeles Times

August 30, 2014
Speedway police to open prescription drug drop-off
Indianapolis Star

August 26, 2014
For Many Arizonans, Drug Abuse Starts With A Prescription, Not A Syringe
Cronkite News Service

August 21, 2014
DEA change means no refills on much-abused painkillers
Charleston Gazette

August 20, 2014
The NIH Is Focusing Their Research On Chronic Disease, With Hopes To Improve Patient Care
Medical Daily

August 14, 2014
Doc puts focus on pop health
Healthcare IT News

August 10, 2014
Medical couple: Drug problem influenced by combination of factors
Register-Herald

August 7, 2014
University of Kentucky pharmacy professor develops nasal spray to stop heroin and other opioid overdoses
Lexington Herald Leader

August 6, 2014
Kentucky to receive Rx overdose funds
Independent (Paintsville, Kentucky)

August 4, 2014
Kentucky to receive $1.08 million to address prescription overdose; local leaders honored for impact on region's healthcare
Insurance News

July 31, 2014
Senator Jack Reed Introduces Legislation to Combat Nationwide Overdose Crisis
Drug Policy Alliance

July 29, 2014
Editorial: Is there no solution to senseless overdose deaths?
Charleston Gazette

July 25, 2014
Ohioans in Congress back bills to fight addiction
Columbus Dispatch

July 24, 2014
Plague and quarantine: An old (and ongoing) practice
Philadelphia Inquirer

July 23, 2014
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Hearing
Insurance News

July 23, 2014
Markey Introduces Legislation to Expand Treatment for Heroin and Prescription Drug Addiction
Pharmacy Choice

July 22, 2014
How Your Social Network Can Foster a Culture of Health
Altarum Health Policy Forum

July 19, 2014
VTrendlines: Obtrusive obesity explored
Burlington Free Press

July 18, 2014
Using Simulation to Compare 4 Categories of Intervention for Reducing Cardiovascular Disease Risks
American Public Health Journal

July 11, 2014
Protect patients who need access to pain medicine
Greenville News

July 8, 2014
Severe obesity might reduce lifespan up to 14 years
Atlanta Journal Constitution (Newsy)

July 2, 2014
Think globally, act locally — or watch antibiotics fail
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

July 1, 2014
HHS readiness grants: more for public health, less for hospitals
CIDRAP

June 30, 2014
Doctors play key role in curbing prescription drug abuse
The Intelligencer

June 23, 2014
Lawmakers, officials push for expanded use of heroin antidote
Macomb Daily

June 20, 2014
Pain pills: Relief, yes, but more addicted & more die
Poughkeepsie Journal

June 17, 2014
Many in U.S. push to share heroin overdose antidote with civilians
Reuters

June 17, 2014
Orlando ranks last in walkability, says study of 30 metros
Orlando Sentinel

June 15, 2014
Help Michelle Obama fight childhood obesity
Olympian

June 12, 2014
The Power of Prevention
Huffington Post

June 8, 2014
A key weapon in the fight against heroin
Delaware News Journal

June 6, 2014
Documentary 'Fed Up' blames food companies, gov't for obesity crisis
Modern Healthcare

June 3, 2014
The Trust for America's Health Says Yes to EPA's Proposal
West Virginia Public Radio

June 2, 2014
How Obamacare Tries To Make Us Healthier, One Community At A Time
Huffington Post

May 30, 2014
Support parks: Help Americans be active and happy
The Hill

May 30, 2014
Wisconsin's new laws to combat rise in heroin use get mixed feedback
Gannett/Green Bay Post Gazette

May 29, 2014
The Whole World Is Getting Fatter, New Survey Finds
NBC News

May 28, 2014
Childhood Obesity Increased by Nearly 50 Percent Worldwide Since 1980
Education Week

May 25, 2014
Indiana losing health funding over tobacco use
Washington Times

May 21, 2014
Funding Cuts Threaten Public Health and Worry Officials
Emergency Management

May 19, 2014
Big Pain in the Big Sky
Independent Record

May 17, 2014
How law curbs 'doctor shopping'
Poughkeepsie Journal

May 16, 2014
APHA, health groups urge confirmation of Murthy
Public Health Newswire

May 14, 2014
Should heroin rescue drug be available to everyone?
Scripps/Kitsap Sun

May 12, 2014
Lehigh Valley Health: How can we have epidemic of obesity and hunger?
Morning Call

May 11, 2014
EDITORIAL Enough: Zohydro has potential benefits, but now is not the time for another addictive painkiller in Ohio
Toledo Blade

May 9, 2014
Public health budget slashes undercut population health: study
Modern Healthcare

May 8, 2014
Global Warming and Health
MedPage Today

May 8, 2014
NJ, FEDS BOTH SPENDING LESS MONEY ON PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS
New Jersey Spotlight

May 8, 2014
Pa. Senate Approves Expansion of Prescription Drug Monitoring Database
NBC News (Philadelphia)

May 7, 2014
If you can't buy love, what about health?
Democrat and Chronicle

May 4, 2014
Finally, Some Optimism About Obesity
New York Times

April 28, 2014
Fearing Abuse, States Challenge FDA on Painkiller Approval
Stateline

April 24, 2014
Taking back old prescriptions can save lives
The Hill

April 24, 2014
AG’s office taking part in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
West Virginia Record (The State's Legal Journal)

April 22, 2014
U.S. attorney forms work group to address opioid overdoses
Times Online

April 19, 2014
Congress needs better information
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

April 18, 2014
New drug raises concerns
Charleston Daily Mail

April 17, 2014
Pushing a drug to curb deaths from overdoses
Naloxone use spreading, but local police split on improving access
Morning Call

April 16, 2014
Report: Iowa could be better prepared to battle superbugs & the flu
Radio Iowa

April 15, 2014
Federal Funds Drop Squeezes Public Health
Georgia Health News

April 7, 2014
How Much Does Childhood Obesity Cost Over a Child's Lifetime?
Education Week

April 4, 2014
FDA approves tool to undo opioid overdoses
The Morning Call

April 4, 2014
Heroin Overdose Antidote: Who Gets to Carry It?
Associated Press (ABC news)

April 2, 2014
The Vitality Institute Health Promotion Forum: Empowering Change Through Policy
MHA@GW Blog

April 1, 2014
For the Pill of It
Phoenix Magazine

March 31, 2014
U.S. drug war slowly shifts fire away from low-level users
Washington Post

March 28, 2014
Paramedic Angie Schlake has saved dozens of people this year using the miracle drug Narcan
Chaffin/Wilmington News Journal

March 25, 2014
Attorney General Conway Takes Keep Kentucky Kids Safe Message to Scott & Anderson Counties
National Journal

March 22, 2014
Experts say Oklahomans lack care for mental illness, drug abuse issues
Oklahoman

March 18, 2014
The Nation Needs a Super Plan for Defeating Superbugs
Altarum Health Policy Forum

March 17, 2014
Superbugs thriving as antibiotics get overused and misued
Monroe News-Star

March 16, 2014
Is Big Food really the next Big Tobacco?
Christian Science Monitor

March 16, 2014
Colon cancer, high risk for Latinos
Univision

March 15, 2014
Some Democrats Balk at Confirming Obama’s Surgeon General Pick
Wall Street Journal

March 12, 2014
Wisconsin Communities Wrap Up Naloxone Training Programs
Wisconsin Public Radio

March 10, 2014
10 Misconceptions About the Flu
How Stuff Works (Discovery Communications)

March 5, 2014
Activists, Lawmakers Call For $15M To Curb Opioid Abuse
Northeast Public Radio (WAMC)

March 4, 2014
Veggies the rave: More students opting for salad bar
Montgomery Advertiser

March 4, 2014
Cleaner Gasoline and Vehicles Deliver on the Promise of Healthier Air
Huffington Post

March 3, 2014
Health agencies want more drug stores to dump cigarettes
Connecticut Post

March 2, 2014
EDITORIAL: Heroin crisis demands a better treatment system
Duxbury Reporter

February 28, 2014
US obesity rates fall for young children, rise for older adults
Latino Times

February 27, 2014
Flu strain harmful to younger adults
Cronkite News Service

February 26, 2014
Youth-Obesity Rate Plunged by 43 Percent Over Past Decade, CDC Finds
Education Week

February 26, 2014
Heroin overdose antidote: Who gets to carry it?
Associated Press

February 25, 2014
US obesity rates fall for young children, rise for older adults
McClatchy

February 24, 2014
States combat overdose deaths
McClatchy (Stateline.org)

February 22, 2014
State aims to balance chronic pain care, safety
Santa Fe New Mexican

February 20, 2014
States combat alarming drug overdose deaths
USA Today (Stateline.org)

February 17, 2014
At 510 pounds, Indiana teen gets weight loss help
USA Today (Indianapolis Star)

February 16, 2014
Fight against opioid abuse in Oklahoma will take team effort
Oklahoman

February 15, 2014
Opiate epidemic exacts deadly toll across Ohio
Time to find, enact remedies is now
Toledo Blade

February 11, 2014
TFAH says adult immunization rates are “abysmal”
Vaccine News Daily

February 11, 2014
Encouraging Nonprofit Hospitals To Invest In Community Building: The Role Of IRS ‘Safe Harbors’
Health Affairs

February 10, 2014
Preventing fatal opioid overdose
Detroit News

February 7, 2014
Bill to reduce painkiller OD deaths clears Senate
Charleston Gazette

February 6, 2014
CDC: Non-flu vaccine coverage in US adults changed little in 2012
CIDRAP

February 6, 2014
American adults are neglecting immunizations, CDC says
Denver Post

February 6, 2014
Drug abuse gets sharp look
Wicked Local Plymouth

February 5, 2014
Drug overdose policies resurface with heroin's rise
Miami Herald

February 5, 2014
Maine weighs wider use of drug that prevents overdose deaths
Bangor Daily News

February 5, 2014
States Lag in Laws Preventing Drug Overdose
A report highlighted in the aftermath of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's apparent heroin overdose notes that most states lack the recommended laws to curb overdose deaths.
Governing Magazine

February 4, 2014
After Hoffman death, look at drug use in area
Philadelphia Inquirer

February 2, 2014
Despite progress, gaps still remain in US preparedness: Many states fail on outbreak indicators
The Nation's Health

February 1, 2014
In SW Pa, concern about gains in scrip drug abuse
Associated Press (Pennsylvania)

January 29, 2014
Efforts underway to fight epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse
Billings Gazette

January 29, 2014
Patriot Ledger Opinion: Murray explores a better drug treatment system
Patriot Ledger

January 27, 2014
Why young, middle-aged adults need flu shots this year
Indianapolis Star

January 26, 2014
Editorial: Heroin crisis demands a better treatment system
MetroWest Daily News (Massachusetts)

January 24, 2014
Flu hits working-age adults in Wisconsin particularly hard this season
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

January 22, 2014
Omnibus spending bill allocates Prevention & Public Health Fund money
Science Blogs

January 21, 2014
Consumers Expecting Free ‘Preventive’ Care Sometimes Surprised By Charges
Washington Post & Kaiser Health News

January 21, 2014
Report: States May Be Unprepared to Manage Infectious Disease Threats
JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association)

January 20, 2014
Arizona hospitals take steps to slow flu surge
50% increase in influenza cases across Ariz. in a week
Arizona Republic

January 19, 2014
U.S. adults ages 18-64 least likely to get annual flu shot
United Press International

January 18, 2014
My Turn: Coming out of the darkness
Burlington Free Press

January 17, 2014
Conway warns kids: Today, 3 people will OD
Cincinnati Enquirer

January 17, 2014
Americans' Eating Habits Take a Healthier Turn, Study Finds
Wall Street Journal

January 17, 2014
Special Committee To Study Drug Addiction Treatment In Mass.
WBUR (NPR in Massachusetts)

January 16, 2014
No flu shot? What's your excuse? Americans avoiding the vaccine
Cincinnati Enquirer

January 16, 2014
US budget bill restores some funding for public health
CIDRAP

January 16, 2014
Younger Adults Refusing Flu Vaccine
The Weather Channel

January 15, 2014
Vaccination rate for flu disappointing
USA Today (Stateline.org)

January 15, 2014
Many younger U.S. adults skipping flu shots: report
Reuters

January 15, 2014
Spending bill would boost funding for some healthcare services, but not ACA
Modern Healthcare

January 14, 2014
Wisconsin flu vaccination rate among lowest in nation
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

January 14, 2014
State aims to prevent overdoses through new program
Times Leader (Pennsylvania)

January 14, 2014
Many Americans Are Skipping the Flu Shot
A new reports says that most younger adults aren't getting the flu vaccine Read more: Flu Season: Many Americans Skipping Flu Shots
TIME Magazine

January 13, 2014
Public Health and the Leadership Imperative
Governing Magazine

January 9, 2014
Food, beverage companies slash calories in obesity fight
Reuters

January 9, 2014
Heroin's back - but prescription opiates are still a bigger problem
National Public Radio's Marketplace

January 9, 2014
Food, beverage companies cut 6.4 trillion calories from products in past five years: Report
CBS News

January 8, 2014
Prescription pill abuse is a growing concern in North Huntingdon
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

January 7, 2014
Jeff Levi Comments at The Current State of Obesity Solutions in the United States - A Institue of Medicine Workshop
YouTube

January 4, 2014
Searching for Solutions to America's Weight Problem
Roll Call

January 3, 2014
Panel Puts Focus on Obesity Causes, Consequences
Roll Call

December 30, 2013
Expanding the Health Care Workforce in the States; Clinics Partnering with the Community to Improve Diabetes Care
Health Affairs GrantWatch Blog

December 29, 2013
Death rates soar among women using prescription drugs
Billings Gazette

December 27, 2013
Permanent drug take-back sites increasing across Indiana, Kentucky
Courier Journal

December 26, 2013
A Multi-Faceted Approach Is Needed to Fight Infectious Diseases
Huffington Post

December 21, 2013
Never too late for flu vaccine
Alice Echo News Journal (Austin, TX)

December 20, 2013
Research Roundup: Report: States Failing On Public Health Front
Kaiser Health News

December 19, 2013
Q&A: Just how prepared is Oregon for an outbreak?
Portland Business Journal

December 18, 2013
These Infectious Diseases Are a Concern for the U.S.
HIV, dengue fever and whooping cough pose problems, a new report says
U.S. News & World Report

December 18, 2013
Most States Are Totally Unprepared To Tackle A Future Public Health Emergency
ThinkProgress

December 18, 2013
New Hampshire is best prepared for a major infectious disease outbreak
Washington Post

December 18, 2013
A Map for U.S. Travelers Who Want to Avoid Infections
The Atlantic

December 18, 2013
No Cure for MERS
Middle East respiratory syndrome virus, a deadly infectious disease found overseas, likely to spread
U.S. News & World Report

December 18, 2013
The WORST States for Infectious Disease
Weather.com

December 17, 2013
Major Gaps In Country’s Ability To Counter Infectious Diseases, Study Says
Homeland Security Today

December 17, 2013
Infectious disease scorecard reveals state gaps, makes recommendations
CIDRAP

December 17, 2013
Suffering Public Health Departments Putting People at Risk
A new report finds that due to funding cuts, states are skimping on public health, leaving their residents vulnerable to infectious disease and food-borne illness.
Governing Magazine

December 15, 2013
COMMENTARY: Not too late to get a flu shot
The Monitor

December 13, 2013
Population Health Summit Attracts Statewide Audience
Healthcare Association of New York

December 12, 2013
Texas Pharmacists, Health Care Organizations, Elected Officials and Others Highlight Importance of Vaccinate Texas
Sacramento Bee

December 3, 2013
Our latest drug problem
Brown University Daily Herald

December 2, 2013
Lives torn by addiction as drug overdose problem outpaces resources
Journal and Courier (Indianapolis, Indiana)

November 29, 2013
Amnesty law may prevent overdoses
Charleston Daily Mail

November 27, 2013
Letter to the Editor: All can help prevent drug-related deaths
Leader Herald (New York)

November 26, 2013
Kanawha County Susbstance Abuse Task Force Releases Recommendations
WSAZ News Channel 3 (West Virginia)

November 23, 2013
Mike Pushkin: W.Va. paying heavy toll on addiction
Charleston (West Virginia) Gazette

November 22, 2013
Drug overdose deaths continue to plague region
Northwest Indiana Times

November 18, 2013
Senate Health Policy Leaders Hail Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Safety of Compounded Drugs, Track All Prescription Drugs; Bill Now Heads to the President’s Desk
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

November 14, 2013
Editorial: Healthy move
Toledo Blade

November 13, 2013
Public Health Advocates Rally Again to Protect Prevention Fund
Congressional Quarterly

November 12, 2013
Statement by Senator Tom Harkin on Landmark Drug Safety Legislation
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

November 11, 2013
Trans fat doesn't stir much 'nanny state' debate
Washington Post/Associated Press

November 10, 2013
Oklahoma law requires prescriptions for painkiller refills
Tulsa World

November 6, 2013
Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101 – Prescription Drugs Abuse: Strategies to Stop the Epidemic
WebTalkRadio

November 4, 2013
Maureen Hayden: Pharmacist led fight in Senate against 'pill mills'
The Herald Bulletin (Indiana)

October 31, 2013
Editorial: Killing pain
Prescription drugs ease pain for millions of Americans, but also inflict the agony of addiction on millions more
Toledo Blade

October 28, 2013
Community Benefit - Preparing Communities to be Healthy, Resilient
Health Progress (Journal of the Catholic Health Association of the United States)

October 28, 2013
Preparedness Must Permeate Health Care Yet Still Has a Long Way to Go
Health Progress (Journal of the Catholic Health Association of the United States)

October 25, 2013
AMA urges comprehensive approach as Rx drug abuse soars in states
American Medical Association Wire

October 25, 2013
Prescription Drug Take-Back Day a learning experience
Charleston (South Carolina) Post & Courier

October 25, 2013
FDA recommends tighter checks on painkiller
Charleston (West Virginia) Gazette

October 23, 2013
Prescription drug abuse in NY
13WHAM-TV (Rochester, New York)

October 23, 2013
Population Health Fuel? Community-Based Initiatives
Health Leaders

October 21, 2013
Pa. House approves prescription drug monitoring
Associated Press (Pennsylvania)

October 21, 2013
Dealing with drug deaths
Providence Journal

October 18, 2013
The Dark Side Of America's Rush Into Prescription Drugs Has Never Been More Obvious
Business Insider

October 17, 2013
The price of addiction: Oregon works to dull the pain of prescription drug abuse (Series)
Portland Business Journal

October 17, 2013
Government programs that boost health
Boston Globe

October 17, 2013
Morning Break: Health, like politics, is a local issue
MedPage Today

October 16, 2013
Inquirer Editorial: Prescription for a problem
Philadelphia Inquirer

October 14, 2013
Five more laws to help stop Maine’s prescription drug epidemic
Bangor Daily News

October 12, 2013
FUNDING PUBLIC HEALTH PIECEMEAL = NO-GO
Politico

October 11, 2013
Public health groups oppose 'mini' House bills to fund agencies
CIDRAP

October 10, 2013
Tales from a food desert
Indianapolis Recorder

October 9, 2013
50 groups team up to warn of painkiller dangers
Wall Street Journal/Associated Press

October 9, 2013
Studies: Epidemic of prescription-painkiller ODs
Philadelphia Inquirer

October 8, 2013
Report: States lack strategies to curb prescription drug overdoses
McClatchy via Kansas City Star

October 8, 2013
Report: States Lax In Taking Steps To Curb Prescription Drug Abuse
Kaiser Health News

October 8, 2013
Drug overdoses kill more people than auto accidents in 29 states
Washington Post

October 8, 2013
REPORT: States Aren’t Prepared To Tackle The Growing Epidemic Of Prescription Drug Overdoses
ThinkProgress

October 8, 2013
Deaths from Prescription Drugs Soar
ABC News Radio

October 8, 2013
Consumer and Public Health Groups: FDA Should Not Delay FSMA Implementation
Food Safety News

October 7, 2013
Report: States failing to curb prescription abuse
CNN

October 7, 2013
Report: States not hooked on programs to solve prescription addiction and overdose deaths
Scripps Howard News Service

October 7, 2013
Addressing A Dangerous Epidemic: Abuse Of Painkillers And Other Prescription Drugs
Kaiser Health News

October 7, 2013
New Report Highlights Growing Epidemic of Prescription Drug Abuse
Clinton Health Matters Initiative Blog

October 7, 2013
Prescription drug abuse now more deadly than heroin, cocaine combined
Christian Science Monitor

October 7, 2013
Missouri just says ‘no’ to tracking drug prescriptions
Kansas City Star

October 4, 2013
Wisconsin below average in obesity, former governor Tommy Thompson says
PolitiFact Wisconsin

October 1, 2013
Small Investment, Guaranteed Return
Smart spending now could greatly reduce the obesity epidemic. Why hasn’t America acted?
Slate

September 28, 2013
U.S. House passes drug safety bill aimed at preventing another fungal meningitis outbreak
Tennessean

September 28, 2013
Broad Range of Stakeholders Agree: Bipartisan, Bicameral Drug Quality and Security Act Will Improve Drug Safety, Should be Enacted As Soon As Possible
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

September 24, 2013
Administration starts selling climate plan — NRDC launches ad campaign backing EPA rule
Politico

September 21, 2013
17 Groups Seek Compounding As Outbreak Anniversary Passes
Inside Health Policy

September 18, 2013
Study says obese children may have quadruple the risk of having high blood pressure as adults
Lane Report/Kentucky Health News

September 18, 2013
Hospitals Have Come a Long Way in Girding for Disaster
U.S. News & World Report

September 16, 2013
People Centre’d on Diabetes | Obesity epidemic needs to be addressed
Centre Daily Times (Pennsylvania)

September 14, 2013
Study shows relationship between obesity and P.E.
Daily Iowan

September 13, 2013
Report: Arizona among worst in the nation for childhood obesity
Cronkite News Service

September 10, 2013
BioInnovation Institute exec honored at White House
Akron Beacon Journal

September 10, 2013
CDC head: Global disease threats call for better tools
CIDRAP

September 3, 2013
By Focusing on Health, a Community Goes From 'Little Vietnam' to Vibrant and Thriving
Huffington Post

September 1, 2013
Baby steps needed to combat obesity
Albany Herald

August 30, 2013
CDC Reveals Positive Physical Education Trends Over Past Decade
Education Week

August 30, 2013
A healthy debate
Journal Gazette (Indiana)

August 29, 2013
The Best 97th Birthday Present for the National Parks Service? More Parks.
Huffington Post

August 23, 2013
Ignorance of Obamacare exchanges threatens plan's success
CNBC

August 23, 2013
Obesity Numbers Plateau
Huffington Post Live

August 21, 2013
Walk it off: Boomers claim dubious title of most obese
Tulsa World

August 21, 2013
The 'Comeback' of the Twinkie: 22.5 Billion Calories (and Counting) That Americans Don't Need
Huffington Post

August 19, 2013
What's behind America's obesity problem?
Maybe it's the economics of food, not just the food itself
Consumer Affairs

August 19, 2013
Adult Obesity Rates Remain High but Held Steady
Huffington Post

August 17, 2013
Adult obesity rate in US holds steady: report
AFP

August 16, 2013
Childhood-Obesity Rates Leveled Off Over Past Decade, Report Finds
Education Week

August 16, 2013
Iowa makes it big on new list, ranking as 12th-fattest state
Des Moines Register

August 16, 2013
Heavy burden: Obesity may be even deadlier than thought
NBC News

August 16, 2013
The Good and Bad News About Obesity: It’s No Longer Rising, But It’s More Dangerous Than Ever
TIME Magazine

August 16, 2013
Obesity Rates Flat, Except for Arkansas
ABC News/Good Morning America

August 16, 2013
Obesity Rates Flat, Except for Arkansas
ABC News Radio

August 16, 2013
U.S. adult obesity rate holding steady, but still bad
McClatchy via Miami Herald

August 16, 2013
U.S. obesity leveling off, but still high, data show
Reuters

August 12, 2013
Healthcare Letter to the Editor
Columbus Dispatch

August 9, 2013
First decrease in US childhood obesity
New Scientist Magazine

August 7, 2013
America's most obese states by 2030
WLWT

August 6, 2013
Childhood Obesity
Sierra Star

August 4, 2013
Researchers making headway in obesity battle
University of Georgia

July 22, 2013
Forecasting the Future of Stroke in the United States
Stroke

July 21, 2013
Obesity in Alabama children slowed, but still on the rise
Montgomery Advertiser

July 15, 2013
Poor Diet, Tobacco Use and Lack of Physical Activity Taking Toll on Nation's Health
Huffington Post

July 10, 2013
The Truth about the Prevention Fund
Altarum Health Policy Forum

July 10, 2013
Americans live a little longer, still lag other rich countries
NBC News

July 9, 2013
Prevention, wellness at core of ACA
Stockton (California) Record

July 1, 2013
Should Medicaid Incentivize Healthy Behavior?
Governing Magazine

June 25, 2013
Public health advocates hope Obama's climate change initiative will help reduce asthma, other ills
Modern Healthcare

June 24, 2013
Great Outdoors Week Plea to First Lady: Fund Parks to Fight Obesity
Public News Service

June 21, 2013
Editorial: Finding a cure for obesity, now a disease
Journal & Courier (Indiana)

June 20, 2013
Weighty disease: Handling of obese patients by doctors, insurers may change with new AMA label
Chattanooga Times Free Press

June 20, 2013
Health groups tell Michelle Obama: Conserve land to prevent obesity
The Hill

June 19, 2013
Slower growth in obesity rate could be sign policies are working
Modern Healthcare

June 14, 2013
IN OUR SCHOOLS: Will new effort crack obesity problem?
Cincinnati Enquirer

June 14, 2013
Reform Update: Week marked by another high-profile exit
Modern Healthcare

June 10, 2013
Dr. Jason Eberhart-Phillips: The threat we all face from obesity
Marin Independent Journal

June 7, 2013
Reform Update: Obama says reform is working
Health trust releases report highlighting grant's benefits
Modern Healthcare

May 29, 2013
This Is Wound Care, the Coolest Specialty in Health Care
Huffington Post

May 26, 2013
House farm bill would leave millions hungry
News-Leader

May 26, 2013
ANN McFEATTERS: U.S. ignores disasters' wake-up call
Scripps Howard News Service/The Gleaner

May 24, 2013
The case for food stamps
Los Angeles Times

May 22, 2013
¿Por qué cuesta tanto ser saludable?
Univision Salud/HealthDay

May 22, 2013
Americans Still Falling Short of a Healthy Lifestyle: Tips for Having a Healthier One
Medical Daily

May 21, 2013
Americans Still Making Unhealthy Choices: CDC
HealthDay/U.S. News & World Report

May 21, 2013
Texas lawmakers: Don’t sell sugary drinks in elementary and middle schools
Forth Worth Star-telegram

May 19, 2013
The Issue: The 2013 farm bill
United Press International via Businessweek

May 15, 2013
Vaccines Aren’t Just for Kids
ABC News

May 14, 2013
Accepting federal health care dollars will strengthen Maine
Bangor Daily News

May 14, 2013
In defense of prevention, and the prevention fund
The Hill's Congress Blog

May 9, 2013
Prevention Pays! … by the Florida Department of Health
Foster Folly News

May 7, 2013
Statement by Senator Tom Harkin On the Importance of the Prevention Fund to Save Lives and Money
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

May 1, 2013
APHA: Medicaid should cover preventive care
The Nation's Health

April 26, 2013
CMS: Databases can be used for disaster planning to aid vulnerable populations
Fierce Health IT

April 24, 2013
Under criticism, GOP puts off its health care bill
Associated Press

April 23, 2013
Long-Term View of Youth-Obesity-Prevention Policies Urged
Education Week

April 22, 2013
One-Third of U.S. Children Found to Be Overweight or Obese
Education Week

April 20, 2013
Preparedness under assault
Modern Healthcare

April 19, 2013
The incredible shrinking Prevention Fund
Washington Post

April 17, 2013
Help People Follow the Doctor's Orders: Insurers Must Expand Coverage of Prevention
Huffington Post

April 17, 2013
GOP backs prevention cuts to fund high-risk pool Read more: GOP backs prevention cuts to fund high-risk pool
Modern Healthcare

April 15, 2013
Nation’s Public Health System ‘Chronically Underfunded For Decades,’ Study Finds
Homeland Security Today

April 15, 2013
Still much to do in obesity fight
Johnson City (Tenn.) Press

April 12, 2013
Biodefense takes hit in budget plan
Modern Healthcare

April 11, 2013
At CDC, Budget Drops and Priorities Shift
Science Magazine

April 10, 2013
CDC preparedness funds take hit in proposed 2014 budget
CIDRAP

April 7, 2013
Letter: Keep public health funding a priority
Albany Times-Union

April 5, 2013
Research Roundup: Trust For America's Health/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation:
Kaiser Health News

April 4, 2013
Squawk! Is Bird Flu back?
The Nation's Health (Philadelphia Inquirer Blog)

April 4, 2013
Pennsylvania lags in public health spending
Morning Call (Allentown, PA)

April 2, 2013
Preventive care saves money, lives
Tennessean

April 1, 2013
Guest Voice: Investing in public health pays off
Eerie Times-News

April 1, 2013
Is your State ready for a Public Health Emergency?
Public Health Policy News

March 28, 2013
Primary Care, Public Health Sectors Seek to Collaborate to Boost Population Health
AAFP News Now

March 27, 2013
Pa. Senator Casey's bill demands VA disclose outbreaks promptly
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

March 27, 2013
GUEST COLUMN: Curbing youth obesity in Maine
The Current (Maine)

March 25, 2013
Georgia to Add 30 Minutes of Physical Activity to Elementary Schools
Education Week

March 23, 2013
GUEST OPINION: Strong transportation in Fall River a prescription for good health
Herald News

March 22, 2013
Column: Public health can save lives and money
Marshfield News Herald

March 20, 2013
And Many Happy Returns: The Affordable Care Act Turns Three
Huffington Post

March 19, 2013
Health Advocates Dissapointed With Senate Version of ADUFA
Food Safety News

March 13, 2013
Obama inks hazard preparedness legislation
Modern Healthcare

March 11, 2013
Health Care Cuts From Vaccinations To Research
Kaiser Health News

March 10, 2013
Health watchdogs lacked Legionnaires' data for Pittsburgh VA hospital
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

March 8, 2013
Cory Booker on Childhood Obesity: Fix It Now
Fiscal Times

March 7, 2013
In tight fiscal times, National Public Health Week highlights the return on public health investments
Science Blogs

March 6, 2013
Should Medicaid Incentivize Healthy Behavior?
Governing

March 6, 2013
Trust for America’s Health praises reauthorization of PAHPA
BioPrepWatch

March 4, 2013
Doctor, Not Chaplain: How a Deeply Religious Surgeon General Taught a Nation About HIV
The Atlantic

March 1, 2013
Durkin: 'Primary Prevention' Two Important Words for Policymakers
Roll Call

March 1, 2013
Public health, food safety agencies brace for budget cuts
CIDRAP

February 28, 2013
C. Everett Koop: The Surgeon General Who Put Science Before Personal Ideology
RH Reality Check

February 25, 2013
Cuts could harm health emergency preparedness
Politico

February 24, 2013
Advancing the Public Health System by Defining the Foundational Capabilities of Public Health
Huffington Post

February 20, 2013
A weighty issue: Experts say 17 percent of children — 3,900 in Centre County — overweight or obese
Centre Daily Times (Pennsylvania)

February 18, 2013
Conversation on Health Care: Dr. Jeffery Levi, Trust for America's Health
WNPR (Conversation on Health Care)

February 14, 2013
A Healthier America: Moving from Sick Care to Health Care in the Next Four Years
Altarum Health Policy Forum

February 13, 2013
SNAP Judgments: College Graduates Dependent On Food Stamps Are On the Rise
Texas Observer

February 12, 2013
Employee Wellness: Beyond 9-to-5
Business Civic Leadership Center Blog

February 8, 2013
Christie's Big Chance to Help Cut Obesity Costs
Fiscal Times

February 7, 2013
Upfront: Live long and prosper
Pacific Sun (Marin, California)

February 2, 2013
Lawmakers' myopia is correctable
Reno Gazette Journal

February 1, 2013
Prevention Does the Body (and America's Wallet) Good
Huffington Post

January 29, 2013
Report urges coordinated approach on preventive care
Modern Healthcare

January 29, 2013
Report Calls For Greater Emphasis On Preventive Care
Kaiser Health News

January 25, 2013
Gov. Scott to send new baby congratulations — and vaccine reminders
Tampa Bay Times

January 23, 2013
Proposed bill calls for more produce in schools
The Packer

January 22, 2013
Harkin Bill Outlines Critical Public Health and Prevention Initiatives
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

January 19, 2013
Will We Have a Health Care System or a Sick Care System? A Tale of Two Futures
Huffington Post

January 15, 2013
Low Vaccination Rates, Gaps In Flu Policies Contribute To Vaccine Shortages, Other Preparedness Problems
Homeland Security Today

January 15, 2013
Why it's so hard to get the flu vaccine supply right
NBC News

January 15, 2013
Report: Preparedness steps hedge against busy flu seasons
CIDRAP

January 15, 2013
As flu cases spike, late rush for vaccinations
Chicago Tribune

January 15, 2013
Flu cases rise with 40 confirmed deaths in state
Allentown Morning Call (Penn.)

January 14, 2013
United States of Obesity: How Are States Battling Bulging Health Costs?
Huffington Post

January 10, 2013
U.S. Lags Peers in Life Expectancy
Wall Street Journal/Yahoo! Finance

January 9, 2013
Population Health Means Doing Business Differently, an Interview with Jeff Levi
Health Progress (Journal of the Catholic Health Association of the United States)

January 8, 2013
The Seven States Least Prepared for Disaster
24/7 Wall Street

January 8, 2013
Companies push Congress for PAHPA
BioPrepWatch

January 7, 2013
Under Tight Budgets, Public Health Spending Falls For First Time
Kaiser Health News

January 4, 2013
HealthBeat: Poll finds people split on gov’t role in obesity but oppose limiting food choices
Associated Press/Washington Post

January 4, 2013
N.J. earns low marks in 'Ready or Not' report
Bergen County Record

January 3, 2013
Companies Push for Renewal of Anti-Bioterrorism Law
Congressional Quarterly

January 2, 2013
'Fiscal cliff' agreement protects preparedness funds—for now
CIDRAP

December 31, 2012
New YMCA/Hy-Vee program sets goal of improved health, wellness
Grand Island Independent

December 30, 2012
State preparedness undermined by funding
United Press International

December 27, 2012
States Show Improvements but Remain Unprepared for Public-Health Emergencies
TIME Magazine

December 26, 2012
Blacks & Obesity: What Are Today’s Statistics?
Chicago Defender

December 20, 2012
Most States Underprepared for Public Health Emergencies
ABC News Radio

December 20, 2012
TFAH: Congress must pass PAHPRA by end of 2012
BioPrepWatch

December 20, 2012
NEWS SCAN: House passes preparedness law reauthorization, kids' foodborne illness risk, amoxicillin for lung infections
CIDRAP

December 20, 2012
En las emergencias, los EEUU están atrasados
Univision/HealthDay

December 20, 2012
Report: States Underprepared To Meet Public Health Needs During A Crisis
Kaiser Health News

December 19, 2012
Come plague, storm or bomb, most U.S. states unprepared: report
Reuters

December 19, 2012
Va ranks high in health-emergency preparedness, but spending cuts could threaten capabilities
Associated Press/Washington Post

December 19, 2012
Most States Underprepared for Public Health Emergencies
ABC News

December 19, 2012
Report: States losing ground in emergency preparedness
USA Today

December 19, 2012
States Lagging in Emergency Preparedness: Report
U.S. News & World Report/HealthDay

December 19, 2012
State, local public health get mixed grades on readiness
CIDRAP

December 14, 2012
Quotes from Health and Medical Groups in Response to New Soot Standard
American Lung Association

December 13, 2012
Childhood Obesity and the Medicaid Squeeze
Governing

December 8, 2012
Katherine Knoll: Schools, communities must join our fight against obesity
Port Huron Times Herald

December 6, 2012
Mercer Street Friends Food Bank works to keeps Jersey at a healthy weight
Trenton Times

December 3, 2012
South Dakota faces it: Eat less, move more
Argus Leader

November 29, 2012
Clean, Unpolluted Air Should be a Birthright
Mom's Rising Blog Carnival

November 29, 2012
New Texas Outdoor Recreation Plan plots future for parks, healthy lifestyles
North Texas e-News

November 26, 2012
Note to Congress: An Ounce of Prevention Can Save a Pound of Deficit
Forbes

November 25, 2012
Mississippi childhood obesity rate slowly improving
Biloxi Sun Herald

November 23, 2012
The obesity epidemic: 20 years from now
Obesity rates in the United States remain unacceptably high, and the epidemic persists in affecting Blacks and Hispanics
Milwaukee Community Journal

November 21, 2012
YMCA Kids Clubhouse fosters healthy choices
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

November 19, 2012
Cities seek restrictions, taxes to curb obesity
Associated Press/Atlanta Journal Consitution

November 16, 2012
New Partnership Aims to Curb Childhood Obesity by 2015
Education Week

November 15, 2012
Talking With Jeffrey Levi of the Trust for America’s Health
Philadelphia Inquirer

November 13, 2012
Officials and groups are joining forces to address antibiotic resistance
USA Today

November 13, 2012
The Persistence of Resistance And Some Reasons Why
Wired

November 12, 2012
Work with schools to create more healthful environments for children
PolitiFact

November 11, 2012
Budget cuts to public health system threaten our future
Springfield (Missouri) News-Leader

November 10, 2012
Childhood Obesity Expected to Cost Maine Over $1 Billion, Study Says
Education Week

November 8, 2012
The obesity epidemic: 20 years from now
NBC News/TheGrio.com

November 5, 2012
Youth obesity to cost Maine $1.2 billion, UMaine study finds
Bangor Daily News

November 4, 2012
Rise in extreme obesity creates new level of treatment complexity
American Medical News

November 1, 2012
Health Care System Bends Under Hurricane Sandy But Doesn't Break
Huffington Post

October 31, 2012
Dos futuros le esperan a la salud del país
Huffington Post

October 31, 2012
Halloween Candy Cop: Enjoy the Sweet Stuff While Staying Healthy
Fox News Latino

October 31, 2012
How obesity could impact our health and economy 20 years from now
Washington Post

October 29, 2012
Making Prevention a Priority
Huffington Post

October 28, 2012
How 4 states are fighting obesity: Physicians and state public health officials are targeting younger populations to encourage healthy weights and physical activity.
American Medical News

October 25, 2012
Two Futures for America's Health
Latino LA

October 24, 2012
Parents' Role in School Lunch
Education Week

October 23, 2012
Healthy lunches: School food guidelines one step in fight against childhood obesity epidemic
Grand Rapids Free Press (Michigan)

October 17, 2012
Local Health Departments Tested by Meningitis Outbreak
Governing

October 13, 2012
Workplace Wellness Programs: Waistlines Impact Your Bottom Line
Business Civic Leadership Center Blog

October 12, 2012
Too Fat To Fight
Newsweek/The Daily Beast

October 11, 2012
Mayor challenges McPherson to get fit
McPherson Sentinel (Kansas)

October 10, 2012
Wanda Agnew, Bismarck, column: Budget puts public health programs at risk
Grand Forks Herald (North Dakota)

October 10, 2012
Support healthier school lunches in Kansas
Kansas City Star

October 8, 2012
Joint Commission Adds Additional Weight to Importance of HCW Vaccination Against Influenza
Infection Control Today

October 7, 2012
Udall: Investing in Americans' health
Denver Post

October 6, 2012
Small steps to solve a big Hoosier problem
South Bend Tribune

October 5, 2012
Weighty matter--Rise of obesity rate is making Ohioans sick, busting the budget
Columbus Dispatch

October 4, 2012
Childhood Obesity: Steps to End the Epidemic
Tulsa Kids

October 4, 2012
Más de la mitad de adultos de 39 estados será obesa en 2030, según estudio
El Latino San Diego

October 2, 2012
We all pay the costs of obesity
Colorado Hometown Weekly

September 30, 2012
OUR VIEW: Want to trim government fat? Start with your own waistline
Pittsburg (Kansas) Morning Sun

September 29, 2012
Editorial: No gain, less pain
News & Record (Greensboro, NC)

September 29, 2012
Superheart to the rescue
The Lancet

September 27, 2012
Guest Commentary: Stop hike in obesity rates
Denver Post

September 27, 2012
Our view: We can win the war on obesity
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

September 25, 2012
The Truth About Health Care Costs
Huffington Post

September 24, 2012
Business, government can map out path to healthier communities
Philadelphia Inquirer

September 23, 2012
Akst: NYC looks out for health of its own
Newsday

September 22, 2012
Sugary Drinks Linked to Increased Genetic Risk of Obesity
Bloomberg/Businessweek

September 21, 2012
Ya nadie puede detener al monstruo que se devora todo
Univision

September 20, 2012
Our View: Obesity epidemic calls for supersize solution
Portland Press Herald (Maine)

September 19, 2012
'F For Fat'; New Study Shows How Obesity Threatens America's Future Livelihood
Latinos Post

September 18, 2012
Most Americans May Be Obese by 2030, Report Warns
ABC News/Good Morning America

September 18, 2012
Group: More than half in 39 states will be obese
Associated Press

September 18, 2012
Health care costs to bulge along with U.S. waistlines
CNN

September 18, 2012
Unchecked Rise In Obesity Will Be Costly To States, Report Says
Kaiser Health News

September 18, 2012
If you think we're fat now, wait till 2030
NBC News

September 18, 2012
Fat and getting fatter: U.S. obesity rates to soar by 2030
Reuters

September 18, 2012
State obesity rates could skyrocket by 2030
USA Today

September 18, 2012
Over next two decades, obesity could cost us $550 billion
Washington Post

September 10, 2012
HIV Prevention Must Resume Its Place in the Larger LGBT Agenda
Huffington Post

September 7, 2012
Workplace wellness could trim down Hoosiers
Indianapolis Star

September 4, 2012
Child Obesity in KY a Deep Rooted Problem
NPR Kentucky (WEKU 88.9)

September 3, 2012
Guest opinion: Primary prevention is public health
Great Falls Tribune

August 26, 2012
It's time we eat healthy for ourselves, our future
Opelika-Auburn News (Alabama)

August 26, 2012
Guest opinion: Public health delivers big return on investment
Billings Gazette

August 23, 2012
Other Views: Lifestyle choices weigh in: We're fat
Alexandria Town Talk (Louisiana)

August 20, 2012
OUR VIEW: Alabama still ranks No. 4 in adult obesity, and we are still paying a hefty price for our heft
Birmingham News

August 19, 2012
New report offers more bleak news for state of Indiana's weight
Courier & Press (Evansville)

August 18, 2012
Editorial: Mississippi needs a new mindset to conquer obesity
Commercial Appeal

August 16, 2012
Why We're So Fat: What's Behind the Latest Obesity Rates
U.S. News & World Report

August 15, 2012
Misisipi es el estado con más obesos
Univision

August 15, 2012
OUR VIEW: No surprise, Hoosiers continue to get bigger
Muncie Free Press

August 14, 2012
Study reveals 26 of the 30 states with highest obesity rates located in Midwest and South
Associated Press/Chicago Tribune

August 13, 2012
Mississippi has highest obesity rate; Colorado has lowest
USA Today

August 13, 2012
New analysis indicates America remains obese
Washington Post

August 13, 2012
Mississippi fattest, Colorado thinnest in new federal obesity statistics
Los Angeles Times/McClatchy

August 13, 2012
Mississippi most obese US state, Colorado slimmest-study
Reuters/Chicago Tribune

August 12, 2012
Fat Stats: 30% of Adults in 12 States Now Obese
HealthDay

August 6, 2012
Johnson and Reardon: Health Investment for Cities, Nation Is Smart
Roll Call

August 4, 2012
Prevention and Public Health Fund paying off in communities: Success threatened by cuts to fund
The Nation's Health

August 3, 2012
Great Ideas for Cutting Costs: Six more strategies to manage the rising costs of health care
State Legislatures Magazine

August 2, 2012
Olympic Inequalities
Huffington Post

July 31, 2012
The 5 States with Highest Rate of Injury Deaths
Reuters

July 26, 2012
The freshman 15
College students can struggle with control. The tough decisions about nutrition and exercise can send them on a roller coaster ride with their health.
McClatchy in the Chicago Tribune

July 24, 2012
Consumer groups call on Surgeon General to weigh in on soda and sugary drinks
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

July 23, 2012
Winston keeps weight off
Enterprise-Journal (Miss.)

July 20, 2012
The Cost of Obesity Is Weighing Us Down
News Channel 3, Memphis

July 19, 2012
House Bill Targets Health Economics, Evidence-Based Medicine
Science Magazine

July 18, 2012
Groups, firms sign healthy eating pledge
Connecticut Post

July 14, 2012
Get those counties moving!
Charleston Gazette

July 10, 2012
Update on Adult Immunizations
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine

July 9, 2012
South Has Deadliest Roads
Jackson Free Press

July 6, 2012
Mississippi Ranks 48th in U.S. in Public Health Spending
Mississippi Public Broadcasting

July 4, 2012
HHS awards preparedness grants, cites program alignment
CIDRAP

July 3, 2012
Public Health Disaster Preparedness Bolstered By HHS Grants, Agency Says; Applauded By Public Health Advocacy Group
Homeland Security Today

July 3, 2012
Local, State and the Federal Government Must Do More to Prevent Injuries
Altarum Blog

June 28, 2012
Healthcare reform ruling called good for immunizations
CIDRAP

June 26, 2012
Obese adults should get counseling, federal task force says
Los Angeles Times

June 25, 2012
Report: Mass. Could Save $5 Billion By Losing A Little Weight
WBUR in Massachusetts

June 20, 2012
Report: ACA Prevention Fund at Work in State and Local Public Health
Governing Magazine

June 19, 2012
Hyperbole & Histrionics: 4 Senators Say Mercury & Toxics Standards Will Cause Depression-Era Deprivation
Switchblade, NRDC's staff blog

June 15, 2012
Programs battle Kentucky's fat epidemic
Courier-Journal (Louisville)

June 14, 2012
The National Prevention Strategy at One: Improving the Health of Individuals, Families and Communities
Huffington Post

June 12, 2012
Minneapolitan Holiday: lessons for Savannah
Connect Savannah

June 9, 2012
Drivers, take note: It's trauma season
Knight Ridder/McClatchy in the Wilmington (NC) Star-News

June 8, 2012
N.M. injury-death rate triple that of N.J.
United Press International

June 5, 2012
Cuomo Sets Deal to Overhaul NY Prescription-Drug Controls
Bloomberg News

June 1, 2012
Teach, practice safe behavior to avoid preventable injuries
Deseret News

May 30, 2012
We Must Focus On Preventing Disease If We Want Our Nation To Thrive
The Atlantic

May 28, 2012
Buckle up: The most dangerous states for drivers
MSNBC The Bottom Line/24/7 Wall Street

May 27, 2012
Editorial: Report offers solid road map for reducing range of injuries
Huntington Herald Dispatch (West Virginia)

May 25, 2012
Safety First, Yet the Facts Hurt: How Injury Prevention Can Save Lives
Huffington Post

May 25, 2012
Fighting Preventable Deaths
WUSA 9

May 22, 2012
Poisoning Kills More Americans Than Car Crashes, Report Says
Bloomberg News

May 22, 2012
States Scored on Injury Prevention
ABC News

May 22, 2012
Study outlines 10 steps states can take to avoid injuries
USA Today

May 22, 2012
Las muertes relacionadas con las lesiones difieren entre los estados
Univision/HealthDay

May 22, 2012
Injury Prevention Report Card: Nearly Half of U.S. States Score Low
TIME Magazine

May 15, 2012
Medical cost of obesity in Oregon: $1.6 billion a year
Oregonian

May 12, 2012
New Study Shows Virtually Everything in Society Pushes People to Eat Too Much and Unhealthily
CNN

May 12, 2012
Advocates Call for Healthier Schools
MedPage Today

May 11, 2012
Groups Offer Ways for Feds to Improve Student Well-Being
Education Week

May 10, 2012
Surveys Say Cut Defense, Not Domestic Programs
Fiscal Times

May 10, 2012
House bill calls for White House biodefense advisor
CIDRAP

May 9, 2012
Schools key in war on obesity, report says
Reuters

May 5, 2012
Obesity fight needs ambitious campaign, health leaders say
USA Today and Kaiser Health News

May 4, 2012
Health Care Law Prevention Fund Ignites Partisan Battle on Capitol Hill
Congressional Quarterly

May 3, 2012
Can a soda tax cure obesity?
Medill

April 29, 2012
5 prevention programs GOP hopes to target
Politico

April 27, 2012
Prevention Fund Survival at Stake in Friday House Vote
Congressional Quarterly

April 27, 2012
Health Groups Rally for Public Health Fund
National Journal

April 27, 2012
How the Prevention Fund is being spent
Washington Post

April 27, 2012
Addressing Disparities, Promoting Health Equity and Ending HIV/AIDS
Huffington Post

April 27, 2012
Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates
C-SPAN

April 25, 2012
‘Promise of prevention’: Q&A with Jeffrey Levi of Trust for America’s Health
Public Health Newswire

April 24, 2012
Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice: Eliminating Health Disparities
Huffington Post

April 17, 2012
Task force using data to take aim at childhood obesity
Spartanburg Herald Journal

April 16, 2012
Benefiting America’s Youth: The Importance of Prevention, Health and Wellness to Academic Success - Part II
NEA Health Information Network Blog

April 12, 2012
Benefiting America’s Youth
NEA Health Information Network Blog

April 10, 2012
Report Urges New Tax on Medical Care
Wall Street Journal

April 5, 2012
Public health funding: Why you should care
McClatchy/Mississippi Press Editorial Board

April 4, 2012
Kids need access to choices that will keep them healthy
Tennessean

April 3, 2012
Health care vs. sick care: Why prevention is essential to payment reform
Boston Globe

March 30, 2012
Task force tackles obesity
The Expositor (Tenn.)

March 28, 2012
Health Reform, The Galatians, and the Moody Blues
California Progress Report

March 27, 2012
Plate size helps manage portion size
The Crimson White (Univ. of Alabama Paper)

March 22, 2012
Harkin Describes Real World Benefits of Affordable Care Act Days Before Second Anniversary of Law
Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee

March 21, 2012
A pound of cure for what ails Colorado
Denver Post

March 20, 2012
National Clean Air Standards For The Oil And Gas Industry Provide A Trifecta
EDF Blogs

March 18, 2012
Fit kids will someday be a healthy workforce
Concord Monitor

March 13, 2012
Conn. metro area 2nd least obese in U.S., Hartford area below national average
Hartford Examiner

March 11, 2012
Louisiana Men at Higher Risk for Prostate Cancer
Yahoo! News

March 6, 2012
Good nutrition can prevent chronic disease
Auburn Citizen (NY)

March 6, 2012
Inactivity directly linked to higher disease risk, MU researchers say
Missourian

March 1, 2012
Prevention For A Healthier America
Health Affairs

February 25, 2012
NJ phys. ed. teacher turns students and parents into fitness enthusiasts with early morning exercise class
Newark Star Ledger

February 24, 2012
Groups urge incentives for antibiotic research
Modern Healthcare

February 24, 2012
Funding Cuts Imperil Biothreat Response Capability, Officials Say
Global Security Newswire

February 21, 2012
Enjoy the Mardi, skip the Gras
Shreveport Times

February 17, 2012
Health Care: A Penny-Wise, Pound Foolish Doc-Fix
The Fiscal Times

February 15, 2012
Dejando de lado las exageraciones, aún estamos en crisis
Diario Las Americas

February 14, 2012
OVERNIGHT HEALTH: Obama budget sets up health exchanges
The Hill

February 14, 2012
What Obama’s Budget Proposal Means for Disease Prevention
Wall Street Journal

February 14, 2012
Employees Get Paid to Exercise, While Some Pay to Sit Out
U.S. News & World Report

February 13, 2012
Proposed US budget taps prevention funds, leans on user fees
CIDRAP

February 9, 2012
Harkin Says First Lady's Event in Des Moines & New Report Show Why Prevention Investment is Necessary

February 9, 2012
First lady fights obesity in Iowa
Los Angeles Times

February 8, 2012
Reducing the average body mass index by just five percent could save the U.S. healthcare system more than $29 billion over five years
The Hill

February 7, 2012
Q&A with Trust for America’s Health’s Jeffrey Levi: ‘Everyone has a role to play’ to improve health
The Nation's Health

February 6, 2012
New Bird Flu Fear: Worker Shortage
Congressional Quarterly

January 30, 2012
78,000 area residents live in food wastelands
Dayton Daily News

January 27, 2012
Aún estamos en crisis de obesidad
EL PLANETA, TuBoston

January 24, 2012
New Report Cites Budget Cuts as Threat to U.S. Emergency Preparedness
Medical News

January 21, 2012
Obesity crisis far from over
Washington Post

January 21, 2012
Spending on Prevention
PBS

January 20, 2012
Report: Budget cuts put public health at risk
American City & County

January 19, 2012
Cuts in federal funding threaten public health emergency response
County News

January 18, 2012
Cuts in Public Health Preparedness Could Hurt Food Industry
And further shake consumer confidence in food safety
Food Safety News

January 12, 2012
Is BMI ever TMI?
CNN

January 12, 2012
Obesity: A Q&A with N.J. doctor Jeffrey Levine
Newark Star Ledger

January 10, 2012
Are We Ready or Not for the Next Public Health Emergency?
Altarum Blog

January 10, 2012
Gazette opinion: Montana must be prepared to save lives
Billings Gazette

January 8, 2012
Cuts in public health fund undermine preparedness
Gazette (Iowa)

January 8, 2012
Why we're fat: Our lifestyle promotes added pounds
McClatchy/Tribune

January 6, 2012
No sólo es culpa de la dieta - El estilo de vida sedentario es una de las causas del sobrepeso
El Sentinel (Orlando Sentinel)

January 4, 2012
Recession hitting nation's emergency preparedness abilities
American Medical News

January 3, 2012
Outside forces affect what we eat, how much exercise we get
Orlando Sentinel

January 2, 2012
Gazette opinion: Prepare now for disasters or pay more later
Billings Gazette

December 29, 2011
Peligra seguridad
el Latino San Diego

December 22, 2011
Report: Cuts In Federal Funding Put Public Health Preparedness At Risk
NPR

December 21, 2011
Budget Cuts and Public Health Risks
CNN

December 21, 2011
Funding Cuts Threaten Public Health Disaster Preparedness, Study Finds
National Journal

December 21, 2011
Bioterrorism, Health-Emergency Preparedness Eroding: Report
Wall Street Journal

December 20, 2011
Readiness for health, bioterror emergencies eroding: report
Reuters

December 20, 2011
Bioterror security at risk
CNN

December 19, 2011
Obesity Destroying the Health of Many Oklahomans
Great Tulsa Newspapers

December 17, 2011
Washington Week: Senate Passes Two-Month 'Doc Fix'
MedPage Today

December 15, 2011
Senator fights to keep an ounce of prevention free from pounds of budget cuts
Modern Healthcare

December 15, 2011
Fund for Chronic Disease Prevention Is Vulnerable Amid Deficit Reduction
U.S. Medicine

December 12, 2011
Here's the solution to weighty problem
Muncie Star Press (Indiana)

December 12, 2011
Prevention Fund Cut Proposal Criticized by Public Health Groups
Congressional Quarterly

December 7, 2011
Shape Up, America, Before It's Too Late
NPR

December 5, 2011
5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About the Prevention and Public Health Fund
You're the Cure Blog

December 5, 2011
$100,000 in grants boosts Orlando groups' efforts to curb obesity in kids
Orlando Sentinel

December 1, 2011
Corporate Nebraska challenged by ‘Walking Works’ to get healthier
Imperial Republican (Nebraska)

November 30, 2011
Healthier communities mean healthier economy
Lee's Summit Journal

November 30, 2011
Does being poor make you fat?
MSN Money

November 29, 2011
Healthier Americans and a Healthier Economy
Altarum Blog

November 23, 2011
Health Programs Facing Cutbacks After Super Committee’s Failure
Kaiser Health News

November 19, 2011
Too Fat to Serve?
Veteran Journal

November 18, 2011
CLEAN AIR ACT TO SAVE U.S. $82 BILLION IN HEALTH CARE COSTS
Think Progress

November 18, 2011
It's time to lose it, but not by eating pizza
Indianapolis Star

November 16, 2011
Did You Know: Obesity
Daily Kos

November 13, 2011
Not So Super
The New Republic

November 12, 2011
We Are Still Not Ready
New York Times

November 11, 2011
Wonkbook: Less than two weeks for the ‘supercommittee’
Washington Post

November 11, 2011
Super Committee Stalled As Nov. 23 Deadline Approaches
Kaiser Health News

November 10, 2011
Supercommittee Dems' proposed cuts to health law fund draw fire
The Hill

November 9, 2011
Crucial Federal Mass Casualty Preparedness Program Faces Elimination Amidst Decline In National Readiness
Homeland Security Today

November 7, 2011
The battle against obesity
Grand Island Independent (Nebraska)

November 5, 2011
Flu vaccine efficacy: Time to revise public messages?
CIDRAP

November 4, 2011
Healthier Americans and a Healthier Economy Go Hand in Hand
Huffington Post

November 2, 2011
Wellness Programs Save Money, Nonprofit Group Argues
National Journal

October 30, 2011
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of ... gold!
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

October 26, 2011
Docs Still at Front Line in Detecting Bioterrorism
MedPage Today

October 25, 2011
Government's Place in the Kitchen
Washington Post Writer's Group in the Florida Times-Union

October 19, 2011
Budget cuts hampering U.S. biothreat response
BioPrep Watch

October 18, 2011
Progress In Emergency Bio-Preparedness Undermined By Budget Cuts
Homeland Security Today

October 18, 2011
Doubts Persist About FBI's Anthrax Investigation 10 Years Later Amid New Bio-Terror Concerns
Fox News

October 17, 2011
For health reform’s Prevention Fund, an uncertain future
Washington Post

October 16, 2011
Many Health Programs Face Sharp Automatic Cuts If Super Committee Deadlocks
Washington Post & Kaiser Health News

October 15, 2011
The anthrax attacks: Biopreparedness ten years later
Politico

October 15, 2011
Anthrax attacks were a wake-up call, with efforts continuing today
New Haven Register

October 13, 2011
Guest opinion: Funding preventive care makes fiscal sense
Billings Gazette

October 12, 2011
Report Finds U.S. Poorly Prepared For Bioterrorism
Wall Street Journal

October 10, 2011
A decade after the 'Amerithrax' attacks, is the nation better prepared?
St. Louis Beason

October 7, 2011
Advice to a Modern-Day Rip Van Winkle: Changes in State and Local Public Health Practice During the MMWR Era at CDC
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

October 6, 2011
Healthy kids campaign under way
South Charlotte Weekly

October 2, 2011
Grant, Training Help PE Teachers Assess Courses
Hutchinson News (Kansas)

September 30, 2011
10 Year Anniversary Of Anthrax Attacks In October, TFAH Statement
Medical News Today

September 29, 2011
Ten Years After September 11th and Anthrax
Altarum Blog

September 27, 2011
Cuts to preventive health would result in higher health care costs, put lives at risk
Clark Fork Chronicle (Montana)

September 27, 2011
Office Visit: Obesity affects all
Journal Record (Oklahoma)

September 27, 2011
Fresno County awarded $500K in health grants
The Business Journal

September 24, 2011
A New Law on School Fitness Data Faces Obstacles
New York Times

September 23, 2011
Childhood obesity on rise; health risks can carry into adulthood
Herald (Chicago, Illinois)

September 19, 2011
President’s deficit reduction plan includes cuts to Prevention and Public Health Fund
Public Health Newswire

September 18, 2011
Tennessee's obesity epidemic: Fighting the big fight
Tennessean

September 15, 2011
America Has Grown Shortsighted When It Comes To Preparedness And Public Health
Homeland Security Today

September 14, 2011
Philadelphia proposes mandating antismoking ads at retail counters where tobacco is sold
Philadelphia Inquirer

September 14, 2011
Carrying a spare five pounds? Gov. Snyder says knock it off
Detroit Free Press

September 10, 2011
Experts: Beware variety of attacks
Boston herald

September 9, 2011
Why Our Public Health System Isn't Ready for Another 9/11
TIME Magazine

September 9, 2011
Florida rates well in readiness for attack, but two risky gaps remain
Florida Today

September 6, 2011
30 Years of AIDS: Dr. Jeffrey Levi from Trust for America’s Health
Blog.AIDS.Gov

September 4, 2011
Talent, other experts fear bioterrorism as 9/11 anniversary approaches
McClatchy in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

September 2, 2011
New Report Highlights Public Health’s Vital Role In National Defense
Homeland Security Today

September 2, 2011
Lighten up your Labor Day with these painless swaps
MSNBC (Men's Health)

September 1, 2011
Report: N.J. not staffed to handle a crisis
Newark Star Ledger

September 1, 2011
Dangerous gaps remain in nation’s bioterrorism preparedness, report says
Washington Post

September 1, 2011
After 9/11, Anthrax Attacks Seemed Too Natural
National Journal

September 1, 2011
Public health leaders cite lessons of 2001 anthrax attacks
CIDRAP

August 31, 2011
Fit or Fat; Sweat 2011
Santa Fe Reporter

August 30, 2011
Law firm takes steps to make employees healthier
McClatchy in the Myrtle Beach Sun News

August 25, 2011
Teen vaccinations against cervical cancer lagging
MSNBC (Associated Press Story)

August 25, 2011
Teen vaccinations against cervical cancer lagging
Associated Press

August 25, 2011
Rates of HPV Shots Among Teens Lag Behind Other Recommended Vaccines
WebMD

August 23, 2011
Affordable care aim of health officials
Gannett (via Jackson Clarion Ledger)

August 19, 2011
Funding For Public Health Emergency Preparedness Trimmed
Homeland Security Today

August 19, 2011
Adult Vaccinations Protect Children
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday)

August 18, 2011
Oklahoma es el séptimo estado con mayor índice de obesidad
Hispano de Tulsa

August 17, 2011
Oklahoma ranks 7th in obesity rate among adults
Latina Lista

August 15, 2011
HHS announces $613 million in 2011 preparedness grants
CIDRAP

August 9, 2011
A quiz on America's weight problem
Scripps Howard News Service

August 8, 2011
Addressing childhood obesity
Gannett (via Statesman Journal)

August 5, 2011
Middle Tennesseans move from fat to fit
Tennessean

August 3, 2011
Chubbier baby boomer generation could cost Medicare
Tampa Tribune

August 3, 2011
State declines to request or back $9 million in health grants
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

August 1, 2011
America's Obesity Epidemic
Men's Fitness

July 29, 2011
Biodefense Bill Progresses to House Vote
Global Security Newswires

July 28, 2011
U.S. to Pay Bigger Share of Rising Cost of Health Care
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday)

July 26, 2011
Cutting obesity prevention is quick fix and long-term nightmare
The Hill

July 24, 2011
Washington must confront public-health challenge of childhood trauma
Seattle Times

July 23, 2011
Ending childhood obesity requires tackling poverty, too
Newark Star Ledger

July 19, 2011
Baby boomers becoming more obese, could result in high Medicare costs
CBS News

July 19, 2011
Obesity Rate is at Least 30% in 12 U.S. States Led by the South, CDC Says
Bloomberg News

July 19, 2011
La obesidad contraataca
La Conexion

July 18, 2011
Poll: Obesity hits more boomers than others in US
Associated Press

July 16, 2011
CNN NEWSROOM - OBESITY
CNN

July 13, 2011
National French Fry Day
The Daily Show

July 8, 2011
America Sees Its Obesity Rates and Raises Them
TIME Magazine

July 8, 2011
Obesidad aumenta en 16 estados
Univision

July 8, 2011
AMERICA IS 'F AS IN FAT': HOW TO STAY HEALTHY THIS SUMMER
MTV

July 8, 2011
America Is Only Getting Fatter
New York Magazine

July 7, 2011
Obesity rates still rising in many states
Associated Press

July 7, 2011
F as in Fat: Top 15 fattest U.S. states
CBS News

July 7, 2011
F Is for Americans Getting Fatter
New York Times

July 7, 2011
Southerners, poor have highest rates of obesity
USA Today

July 7, 2011
Obesity Epidemic Grows: Report
ABC News

July 7, 2011
Mississippi Tips Scale as Nation's Fattest State
Associated Press

July 7, 2011
Obesity Rates Rise 90% in 17 States Since 1995, Adding Cost
Bloomberg News

July 7, 2011
F as in Fat: Top 15 fattest U.S. states
CBS News

July 7, 2011
Study: Health law key to fighting obesity
The Hill

July 7, 2011
Obesity Rate Ballooning, Report Says
Kaiser Health News

July 7, 2011
Obesity Rates Rise in 16 States, Report Finds
National Journal

July 7, 2011
Americans Get An F On Fat
NPR

July 7, 2011
Factbox: Most and least obese states
Reuters

July 7, 2011
Mississippi most obese state, Colorado least
Reuters

July 7, 2011
Mississippi Tops Latest Obesity Rankings
Slate

July 7, 2011
Colorado Hangs in (Barely) as the Only State With Obesity Rate Lower Than 20%
Wall Street Journal

July 7, 2011
Adult obesity increases in 16 states
Washington Post

July 4, 2011
Just say 'yes'
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

July 2, 2011
TOM SCARRITT: Find ways to help children play
Birmingham News

July 1, 2011
Guide to health industries at risk in debt deal
Politico

June 30, 2011
UAB experts, Birmingham-area parents stress keeping kids active and eating right in the summertime
Birmingham News

June 28, 2011
National Prevention Strategy aims to keep Americans healthier, living longer
Orlando Sentinel

June 20, 2011
Healthwatch news bites: agriculture spending bill passed
The Hill

June 16, 2011
Obama administration releases plan aiming to prevent disease with healthier lifestyles
Associated Press in Washington Post

June 12, 2011
TN starts young in weight battle
Students show progress, but breaking ingrained habits proves far from easy
Tennessean

June 3, 2011
Senate Bill Seeks to Make Streets Safer & Encourage Healthier Living
AASTHO Journal

June 2, 2011
Delaware health: Sussex kids urged to play outdoors
Delaware News Journal

May 25, 2011
Health initiative will get Memphis moving
Commercial Appeal

May 23, 2011
As face of health care law, Sebelius soldiers on
McClathcy

May 20, 2011
Lawmakers Move to Renew Biodefense Law
Global Security Newswire

May 19, 2011
Public health groups sound warning about preparedness cuts
CIDRAP

May 16, 2011
HHS details $2.5 billion in cuts for rest of the year
The Hill

May 15, 2011
A Connecticut political maverick turns 80: Lowell Weicker Jr.
Connecticut Post

May 13, 2011
Health Council provides update at spring meeting
Dyersburg State Gazette

May 9, 2011
Map: Obesity rates in the U.S.
MSNBC

May 5, 2011
Michigan hospitals work to improve their food
Detroit News (Associated Press)

April 28, 2011
HBO in Nashville to film program about city’s health initiatives
Nashville City Paper

April 25, 2011
So Much for That Ounce of Prevention
New York Times

April 19, 2011
Healthy SC workers could receive insurance break
Forbes (Associated Press)

April 17, 2011
Cutbacks cripple many government functions
Honolulu Star-Advertiser

April 15, 2011
Higgins Dismayed By Vote Taking Away Cancer Prevention Programs
Amherst Times

April 13, 2011
House votes to kill preventive health fund
Associated Press (in the San Antonio Express-News)

April 11, 2011
Statement from Surgeon General, Dr. Regina M. Benjamin, on the Selection of Jeffrey Levi, Ph.D. as chair of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

April 10, 2011
VU med student brings healthier eating to Nashville’s food deserts
Nashville City Paper

April 4, 2011
Groups rise to defense of health reform law's prevention fund
The Hill

April 3, 2011
Analysis: Mississippi hasn't ignored obesity issue
Associated Press/Times-Picayune

March 31, 2011
Obesity: Weighing Down Our Economy
Altarum Blog

March 31, 2011
Senate Dems to Obama: Stand firm on EPA rules in spending talks
The Hill

March 29, 2011
Detectan un alto nivel de obesidad entre los hispanos del oeste de Colorado
Yahoo! En Espanol

March 24, 2011
Walk 100 miles with me for city's health
Tennessean

March 20, 2011
Tom Harkin defends mandatory spending
Politico

March 18, 2011
Don’t raid ‘Healthy Maine’ fund
Times Record (Maine)

March 15, 2011
First Lady Warns That Obesity Problem Could Hurt Business
National Journal

March 15, 2011
Obama to mayors: Childhood obesity 'weighing down your budgets'
USA Today

March 14, 2011
Enjoy Mardi, but skip the Gras
The Advocate (Baton Rouge)

March 13, 2011
Tackling Michigan's obesity issue requires broad approach
Lansing Journal

March 10, 2011
Colorado rated least obese state
Denver Business Journal

March 6, 2011
Healthier neighborhood programs drawing millions from foundations
San Jose Mercury News

March 4, 2011
Health Fund Pays Dividends
Bangor Daily News Editorial

March 3, 2011
Report: H1N1 Hospitalizations Higher But Vaccinations Lower for Minorities
Black Voice News

March 1, 2011
YMCA sees increase in attendance in 2011
WKRN-TV News Nashville

February 24, 2011
Tax junk food: Fight obesity one penny at a time
Los Angeles Times

February 21, 2011
Let's get physical, Louisiana: Editorial
Times-Picayune

February 17, 2011
Obama Budget Curbs Disaster Planning Aid to States
Global Security Newswire

February 15, 2011
What Obama’s 2012 Budget Proposal Means for the CDC
Wall Street Journal

February 14, 2011
Trust for America's Health assesses public health impact of Pres. budget, expresses concern over cuts.

February 10, 2011
HHS marks $750 million for prevention
Modern Healthcare

February 9, 2011
Atlanta school readies for Michelle Obama visit
Atlanta Journal Constitution

February 3, 2011
Paying—and Playing—for Prevention: Is it Worth a Pound of Cure?
Altarum blog

February 1, 2011
Supporting Polluters Over Kids, Part II: Senate Edition
Natural Resources Defense Council Blog

January 29, 2011
Who wants to shed pounds with me?
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

January 26, 2011
Obama Names Achtenberg to U.S. Civil Rights Commission, Levi to Health Advisory Group
Chicago Sun-times

January 24, 2011
H1N1 Vaccination Rates Lower for Hispanics
Hispanic Health News

January 18, 2011
Unexpected Limits of New, Free Preventive Care
Wall Street Journal

January 17, 2011
New hope for hepatitis C, an often hidden disease
Associated Press (in the Washington Post)

January 14, 2011
Kids can't win obesity battle without help
San Angelo Standard-Times

January 11, 2011
Warnings needed on sugary sodas?
Charleston Post and Courier

January 7, 2011
Adults Need Vaccines Too
The 5 surprising vaccines parents -- and grandparents -- should get
Parenting

January 5, 2011
Critics of government action on obesity are misguided
Wilmington News Journal (Delaware)

January 3, 2011
Hidden Epidemic: Chronic HBV and HCV Infections
Clinical Laboratory News

January 2, 2011
Children's weight woes might start in the womb
Charlotte Observer

January 2, 2011
It’s time to say hello to a healthier you
Dayton Daily News

December 29, 2010
Group aims to ban new fast-food outlets in Detroit
Detroit News

December 26, 2010
Eating healthier can prove cheaper
Columbus Dispatch

December 22, 2010
Food safety debate: transcripts of the final chapter
The Packer

December 21, 2010
Data Exchange Seen As Key To Improving Public Health Preparedness
Homeland Security Today

December 20, 2010
Minneapolis kicks off plan to get more produce in corner stores
Minnesota Public Radio

December 20, 2010
Public Health Preparedness Jeopardized by Budget Cuts
Health Leaders Magazine

December 18, 2010
Kids on two wheels enjoy one shining moment
Tucson Arizona Daily Star

December 16, 2010
Loopholes in 'Do Not Board' list let infected travelers fly
USA Today

December 15, 2010
California gets high marks for health emergency preparedness, but funding remains a worry
Los Angeles Times

December 14, 2010
Bioterrorism Readiness Hurt by Cuts in State Health Programs, Study Finds
Bloomberg

December 14, 2010
Report Finds Budget Cuts Threaten Health Emergency Preparedness Progress
Wall Street Journal

December 13, 2010
Do kids really prefer sugary cereals for breakfast?
Food Consumer

December 9, 2010
The Home Court Advantage
Metro Media (Michigan)

December 8, 2010
Checking In With Dr. Arthur Garson On 'Health Care Half Truths'
Kaiser Health News

December 7, 2010
Flu Vaccine Complacency Concerns Linger
Homeland Security Today

December 5, 2010
Childhood Obesity America’s Imminent War on a Silent Yet Growing Epidemic
Urban Latino

December 1, 2010
Improving Americans' health takes a community
Associated Press

November 29, 2010
V'burg park takes part in outdoor fitness movement
Sun Herald (Miss.)

November 23, 2010
Time to Talk Turkey: Give FDA the Authority It Needs to Make Food Safe
Huffington Post

November 20, 2010
Potential National and State Medical Care Savings From Primary Disease Prevention
American Journal of Public Health

November 18, 2010
Calley says focus will be on strong public health policy
Michigan Messgener

November 18, 2010
Harkin Floor Remarks On Food Safety

November 15, 2010
Some Michigan schools even ban cupcakes to fight obesity
Detroit News

November 11, 2010
Officials: Too many are obese in Idaho
Twins Falls (Idaho) Times

November 10, 2010
Survey: We’re All Stressed Out! (Especially Overweight Kids)
Wall Street Journal

November 10, 2010
'Tis the Season to Fight Flu Fatigue
Huffington Post

November 10, 2010
H1N1 hospitalization higher for minorities
United Press International

November 10, 2010
Study: H1N1 Hospitalization Rates Higher for Minorities; Vaccination Rates Lower
CQ HealthBeat News

November 10, 2010
Report: Flu vaccinations lag
Cincinnati Enquirer

November 10, 2010
Pandemic report warns against 'flu fatigue,' complacency
CIDRAP

November 9, 2010
Pressure on Ozone
Politico

November 8, 2010
Hospital says Georgia's kids second-fattest in nation
Atlanta Journal Constitution/PolitiFact

November 5, 2010
Va Por tu salud: No hay excusas para ignorar el problema de la obesidad
Arizona Star

November 4, 2010
Healing New York's Hospitals
Huffington Post

November 2, 2010
Health Summit for Progress: Editorial
Cleveland Plain Dealer

October 26, 2010
Childhood obesity in Louisiana puts future at risk
Alexandria Town Talk

October 23, 2010
Raising tobacco tax isn’t the best path to a healthier Utah
Salt Lake Tribune

October 22, 2010
South side gets farmers' market
Arizona Star

October 18, 2010
$15M to fight obesity in Pima
Arizona Star

October 14, 2010
Knowledge alone not enough to curb childhood obesity
Zanesville Times Recorder

October 11, 2010
This Week’s Health Industry News
New York Times

October 11, 2010
Missouri’s low vaccination rate leaves children vulnerable, experts say
Kansas City Star

October 8, 2010
Editorial: Tennesseans can walk away from obesity
Knoxville News Sentinel

October 6, 2010
Metro Parks, Vanderbilt project targets childhood obesity
The Tennessean

October 2, 2010
Ozark kids health fair promotes better habits early
Dothan Eagle

October 1, 2010
The Last Lean Americans
Denver Magazine

September 30, 2010
CDC chief picks 6 'winnable battles' in health
Associated Press

September 29, 2010
Congressional Disapproval of Rule Relating to Grandfathered Health Promotion Plan
C-SPAN

September 28, 2010
Top Experts Warn Millions of Americans Are Living With Hidden Epidemics of Hepatitis B and C
St. Louis American

September 27, 2010
Summit to be held at UNCW about childhood obesity
Wilmington Star News

September 24, 2010
Cost and Lack of Awareness Hamper Adult Vaccination Efforts
The New York Times

September 21, 2010
Few Insurers Provide Coverage For Weight Loss Treatment
Kaiser Health News

September 13, 2010
Play and exercise: Get out there
The Florida-Times Union

September 9, 2010
We need to end child obesity today
Chillicothe Gazette

September 7, 2010
Putting kids on a fitness path
Arizona Daily Star

September 5, 2010
Nation needs to address growing (waistline) problem
Midland Daily News

September 5, 2010
Achieve better health while fighting hunger in your local community
Indiana Gazette

September 3, 2010
Don't blame heat for not staying fit
San Angelo Standard-Times

August 30, 2010
Battle against obesity moves into workplace
The Orlando Sentinel

August 30, 2010
Personal fitness trainer challenges NC workplaces
The Associated Press

August 30, 2010
UGA researchers get funds to fight childhood obesity
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

August 29, 2010
A View from the Editorial Board: Memphis at center of obesity epidemic
The Commercial Appeal

August 25, 2010
Latinos sufren tasas de obesidad de un 30% o más en 19 estados
KLRT-TV Fox16 El Latino

August 23, 2010
Not all vaccines last a lifetime
Some are meant for adults.
Jacksonville Times Union

August 22, 2010
Showing N.C. workers how to incorporate fitness
Raleigh News and Observer

August 17, 2010
Fit for Families
The Daily News Journal

August 13, 2010
N.C. is overweight, and Greensboro's Ben Roberts has a plan
Greensboro News-Record

August 10, 2010
Visit to State Fair could make you healthier
Indianapolis Star

August 9, 2010
Silver Diner club-card plan to help fund school nutrition and fitness programs
The Washington Post

August 5, 2010
Childhood Obesity Is A Growing Threat To America's Children
BlackNews.com

August 5, 2010
Shaping Up a City in the Nation's Fattest State
CNN

August 3, 2010
D.C. schools names two vendors to provide healthful meals in pilot program
The Washington Post

July 8, 2010
OUR VIEW: Alabama once again ranks as the second most obese state in the country, a dubious distinction that costs us plenty
Birmingham News

July 4, 2010
Los hispanos son más obesos
La Raza

July 3, 2010
At 13th fattest in U.S., Texas adults outweighed by their children, who rank 7th
Austin American-Statesman

July 1, 2010
Obesity Rates Rise in Some States; Fatty Food Abounds Everywhere
ABC News (National)

July 1, 2010
Parents Oblivious to Overweight Kids
Newsweek

June 30, 2010
Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee top list of fattest states in America
New York Daily News

June 30, 2010
Florida Ranked 36th Most Obese State
Broward Palm Beach Times

June 30, 2010
Study Shows U.S. Obesity Rates Increasing
Christian Broadcasting Network

June 30, 2010
Obesity Rises in 28 States; Remains Highest in the South
Time Wellness Blog

June 30, 2010
Motivation, information needed to combat obesity, American Dietetic Association says
Cleveland Plain Dealer

June 29, 2010
Report: Michigan 10th fattest state
Detroit Free Press

June 29, 2010
Obesity Rate Swells in 28 States
WebMD

June 29, 2010
Americans getting fatter, especially in the South
Reuters

June 29, 2010
Colorado Now the Only State With Obesity Rate Less Than 20%
Wall Street Journal (blog)

June 29, 2010
Illinois adults getting fatter
Chicago Tribune

June 29, 2010
Americans are still getting fatter
Obesity rates increased in 28 states, report finds
Associated Press

June 29, 2010
Obesity on the Rise in More Than Half of States, Report Finds
Congressional Quarterly HealthBeat

June 29, 2010
Obesity Rates Jump in 28 States, Report Shows: More than Two-thirds of States Now Have Rates Above 25 Percent
HealthDay/Bloomberg BusinessWeek

June 29, 2010
Arizona Among Most Obese States in the Nation, Study Says
Arizona Daily Star

May 19, 2010
Health advocacy group forms unlikely alliance, endorses video games in obesity campaign
Associated Press

May 17, 2010
Study reveals soaring obesity among Kansas girls
Kansas City Star

May 7, 2010
Groups Vie For A Piece Of Health Law's $15 Billion Prevention Fund
Kaiser Health News

May 3, 2010
D.C. Council to vote for bill that tackles childhood obesity
Washington Examiner

April 24, 2010
What did the U.S. learn from the H1N1 pandemic?
Association of Health Care Journalists

April 15, 2010
First Lady Michelle Obama Joins The California Endowment to Announce Building Healthy Communities Initiative
Business Wire

April 11, 2010
Why playing matters for kids
The games may have changed over time, but childhood is still all about fun
The Courier-News

April 8, 2010
We're ready to improve Oregonians' health
Oregon Live

April 5, 2010
How health education could pay off
Detroit Free Press

April 3, 2010
Healthy school lunch efforts face daunting hurdles
Reuters

March 23, 2010
What does the bill do for prevention?
The Washington Post (Blog)

March 16, 2010
Michelle Obama brings anti-obesity fight to food giants
Associated Press

March 14, 2010
State Schools Part Of Initiative To Combat Childhood Obesity
Hartford Courant

March 10, 2010
How disaster-ready are hospitals?
Much more so than in the past, but funding woes continue to be a problem, according to the seventh annual Trust for America's Health (TFAH) study on disaster preparedness and bioterrorism. Richard Hamburg, deputy director of TFAH, answers questions o
Materials Management in Health Care

March 10, 2010
Healthy eating for champions
Dallas Morning News

March 8, 2010
Editorial: Attention to county's health is overlooked
Delaware County Daily News

March 8, 2010
Missouri: The 50th state for spending on public health
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

March 2, 2010
State near bottom in federal health dollars
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

March 1, 2010
Pa. and N.J. rank low in spending on public health
The Philadelphia Inquirer

March 1, 2010
Public Health Departments Shrinking, Survey Finds
The New York Times

March 1, 2010
CDC Finds Big Geographic Variation in Hospitalization of Elderly Heart Disease Patients
Congressional Quarterly

February 23, 2010
‘Recess Before Lunch’ on horizon
Study shows that students eat better, consume more nutrients when positions switched.
Middletown Journal

February 22, 2010
Obese kids get healthier with help
Specialists at Cincinnati Children’s teaching local families how to eat better and increase levels of activity.
The Pulse-Journal

February 17, 2010
Shot in the Arm: Has the U.S. Invested Enough Stimulus Money in Prevention?
Scientific American

February 16, 2010
Local health officials hope to learn from H1N1 scramble
Seattle Times

February 8, 2010
First lady tackling child obesity
Associated Press

February 7, 2010
Many adults fail to get adequate vaccines
Scripps Howard News Service

February 5, 2010
Seniors, Take A Moment... For Vaccines
National Public Radio

February 4, 2010
Adults forgo routine immunization: report
Reuters

February 4, 2010
Too Few Adults Get Recommended Vaccinations
HealthDay

February 4, 2010
Too many seniors not immunized against pneumonia, report says
Los Angeles Times

February 4, 2010
Make Adult Vaccinations as Widespread as Those for Children, Say Immunization Advocates
Medscape Today

February 4, 2010
More than 175 Public Health Organizations Send Letter of Support for Health Reform to Congress and the President
Huffington Post

February 4, 2010
Seniors aren't getting vital vaccinations, study finds
McClatchy Newspapers

February 2, 2010
Walk Across Texas aims to get area Texans in shape
Fort Bend Herald

February 2, 2010
$1 cheesburgers are ruining America
Arizona State University Press

February 1, 2010
President's Budget Shows Consistent Commitment to Public Health and Prevention
Huffington Post

February 1, 2010
First national health security strategy released by HHS
American Medical News

February 1, 2010
The First Lady & the Childhood Obesity Crisis
Huffington Post

February 1, 2010
CDC gets boost under president's budget proposal
Atlanta Journal Constitution

January 29, 2010
Delaware health: Senator wants calories counted
Delaware News Journal

January 28, 2010
Michelle Obama: Childhood obesity a ‘public health crisis'
Atlanta Journal Constitution

January 21, 2010
Prevention: An Impetus for Moving Health Reform Forward
Huffington Post

January 14, 2010
Food safety still a concern
Nashville Tennessean

January 13, 2010
Congressional Health Bills Confront Obesity
National Public Radio (NPR)

January 13, 2010
US obesity rates still high, but not growing
MSNBC

January 12, 2010
Preparedness for Catastrophe Lax; Complacency Rises
Homeland Security Today

January 12, 2010
Health Reform Revisionism
Newsweek

January 9, 2010
Are you one of South Mississippi’s Big Losers?
Biloxi Sun Herald

January 6, 2010
Epidemiology resources spread thin in state health departments
American Medical News

December 30, 2009
State gets high marks for public health emergency readiness
South Carolina Now

December 30, 2009
2009 was hectic year for local health care
Bennington Banner

December 29, 2009
Delaware leads nation in
Cape Gazette

December 28, 2009
Some disease prevention measures can pay off
Los Angeles Times

December 28, 2009
Report Shows H1N1 Revealed Gaps in Nation’s Emergency Health Preparedness Efforts
Docuticker

December 28, 2009
Lowell Weicker...Touts Government-Run Health Insurance
Huffington Post

December 28, 2009
H1N1 reveals weak spots in nation's preparedness
Minnesota Public Radio

December 28, 2009
Area should be proud of HEART work
Bowling Green Daily News

December 26, 2009
State, area score high in preparedness
Bowling Green Daily News

December 25, 2009
State earns high marks for its response to swine flu
Battleboro Reformer (VT)

December 23, 2009
Lessons learned from H1N1 outbreak
Chicago Daily Herald

December 23, 2009
OUR OPINION: Food maker helps in war on children obesity
Patriot Ledger

December 23, 2009
Officials hope trails will trim OKC
Oklahoma City Friday

December 23, 2009
Don't count out H1N1 flu yet
Summit Daily News

December 22, 2009
San Diego Braces for More Fatalities in H1N1 Outbreak
New America Media

December 22, 2009
Officials: Crisis can be handled
Billings Gazette

December 22, 2009
Gazette Opinion: Room for improvement in disaster readiness
Billings Gazette (MT)

December 18, 2009
Recession Challenging All-hazards Preparedness
Study urges upgrade of emergency response infrastrucure.
Homeland Security Today

December 17, 2009
Vermont scores high in health readiness
Burlington Free Press

December 17, 2009
New York Scores High in Emergency Preparedness
Associated Press

December 17, 2009
AZ ranked low in emergency health preparedness
Arizona Daily Star

December 16, 2009
H1N1 reveals weaknesses, report concludes
Washington Post's The Checkup Blog

December 16, 2009
Sen. Joe Lieberman Holding Ace As 60th Senator
"No Fun'' As Dems Decry Loss Of Public Option, Medicare Buy-In
Hartford Courant's Capitol Watch blog

December 16, 2009
State high on preparedness list
Oklahoma and six other states meet nine of 10 readiness indicators for facing a public health emergency.
Tulsa World

December 16, 2009
Health officials pleased with readiness rating
State met 7 of 10 objectives in report grading its ability to respond to emergencies
The Indianapolis Star

December 16, 2009
Virginia passes 7 of 10 tests on health preparedness
Richmond-Times Dispatch

December 16, 2009
Vt. among best prepared for swine flu epidemic
Barre-Montpelier Times Argus

December 16, 2009
New York scores high on emergency-health preparedness in national report
NY Journal News

December 16, 2009
H1N1 exposed fragile public health system
United Press International

December 15, 2009
Swine flu's lesson: We're not ready for anything virulent
Daily Herald

December 15, 2009
Pennsylvania ranks among top states for emergency preparedness
The Patriot-News

December 15, 2009
Cy-Fair ISD plans to retain health class requirement
Community Impact Newspaper

December 15, 2009
State Report Cards Show Shortcomings in Preparedness
Med Page Today

December 15, 2009
Texas gets top score in swine flu readiness
Austin-American Statesman

December 15, 2009
New report shows state in middle on preparedness
Baltimore Sun

December 15, 2009
Kansas gets 6 of 10 in health preparedness report
The Wichita Eagle

December 15, 2009
Government watchdog group faults New Jersey's health readiness
The Press of Atlantic City

December 15, 2009
Report hits state's emergency preparedness following H1N1 mess
Daily Herald

December 15, 2009
Study on health-disaster preparedness ranks Hawaii among middle of states
Associated Press Hawaii

December 15, 2009
Missouri and Kansas emergency planning pretty good, new report says
Kansas City Star

December 15, 2009
U.S. swine flu response hurt by spending cut: report
Reuters

December 15, 2009
National report details Hawaii's readiness for a public health emergency
Honolulu Star-Bulletin

December 15, 2009
Report: Swine flu shows we're not ready for emergencies
McClatchy Newspapers

December 15, 2009
Serious Gaps Revealed in U.S. Response to Health Emergencies
HealthDay

December 15, 2009
Group: America Unprepared for Disaster
Report Finds 'Serious Gaps' in U.S. Emergency Response Capacity
WebMD Health News

December 15, 2009
H1N1 outbreak exposes shortcomings: study
Modern Healthcare

December 15, 2009
State scores well on preparedness
Houston Chronicle

December 15, 2009
H1N1 rebound feared in January
County might make vaccine available to more residents
San Diego Tribune

December 15, 2009
Utah lagging a bit in H1N1 readiness
Deseret News

December 15, 2009
Report: N.J. only 60% prepared for health emergency
The Record

December 15, 2009
Report: Arkansas well prepared for medical health emergency
Arkansas News

December 15, 2009
Report: Public health preparedness improved, but gaps remain
AHA News Now

December 14, 2009
Preventing disparities at forefront of health care reform
Contra Costa Times

December 13, 2009
Health reforms may not be enough to change bad habits
The Arizona Republic

December 11, 2009
A Pound of Cure for Sick System
Huffington Post

December 11, 2009
Editorial: Less sugar equals healthier kids
Rockford Register Star

December 10, 2009
Triage: Flu Outbreak Saps Public Health Resources
Amid Budget Cuts and Layoffs, Clinics Responding to H1N1 Outbreak Delay Routine Immunizations and Restaurant Inspections
Wall Street Journal

December 8, 2009
H1N1 flu outbreak reveals gaps in emergency preparedness
Lawrence Journal-World

December 5, 2009
Turned On, Tuned In -- Do They Ever Drop Out?
National Journal

December 3, 2009
Surgeon general: More minority doctors needed
Associated Press

December 2, 2009
Volume up in charity advocacy
Washington Times

December 2, 2009
Groups back panel’s stance on mammograms
Modern Healthcare

December 2, 2009
Pandemic 'rehearsal' uncovered glitches for firm
Not everyone agrees on the need to do a full-boat practice run -- but it can't hurt anything except your short-term expenses
Computerworld

November 27, 2009
US university links exam success to weight loss
BBC

November 23, 2009
Public Opinion Snapshot: Public Backs Investment in Prevention
The Center for American Progress

November 22, 2009
Ohio 10th fattest state, according to obesity report
28.6% of adult Ohioans are obese; a third of state’s youth are overweight
Hamilton Journal-News

November 21, 2009
65? Back of the Line for the Swine Flu Vaccine, Pal
The New York Times

November 18, 2009
People on the Move
Congressional Quarterly

November 18, 2009
Regulation, suspicion slow U.S. flu response: hearing
Reuters

November 18, 2009
House committees probe pandemic vaccine decisions
CIDRAP News, University of Minnesota

November 18, 2009
H1N1 Vaccine Manufacturers Defend Vaccine Production
CQ Healthbeat

November 16, 2009
Ounce of prevention may be the cure
Chicago Tribune

November 13, 2009
Flu Funds Boost Local Health Budgets
National Public Radio

November 10, 2009
Racial Minorities Face More Swine Flu Struggles
National Public Radio

November 7, 2009
Heavier Americans Push Back on Health Debate
New York Times

November 5, 2009
U.S. Hospitals Weathering Flu Pandemic So Far
Reuters

November 4, 2009
Exercise prescription: Inexpensive treatment option can improve health conditions
The Las Vegas Examiner

November 4, 2009
Swine Flu Not Just A Threat To Young: Study
Reuters

November 3, 2009
Adams County takes proactive approach to obesity
KHQA TV

November 3, 2009
Value of prevention debated as part of U.S. health reform: Studies ask: Is prevention cost-effective?
The Nation's Health

November 2, 2009
Lessons from H1N1's First Wave
Risk Management

November 2, 2009
Tackling childhood obesity

November 1, 2009
Cash for Chunkers
Enough about the public option. We should pay people to stay fit.
Outside Magazine

October 30, 2009
A Flu That Strains The System
National Journal

October 29, 2009
Even a Mild Outbreak is a Major Problem for Workers Without Paid Sick Days
Huffington Post

October 28, 2009
Find quicker way to produce vaccines
Des Moines Register

October 28, 2009
Restaurant industry's new (healthy!) changes
With fatty menu items vanishing, America is becoming a safer place to eat
Men's Health

October 27, 2009
Ailing planet seen as bad for human health
Advocates' report links climate change to worsening of diseases
Washington Post

October 27, 2009
Report examines climate change, health
Wichita Eagle

October 27, 2009
Public health often moves behind the climate curve -- study
Climate Wire

October 27, 2009
H1N1 flu 'pushing hospitals to their limit'
USA Today

October 27, 2009
Climate change and public health: states "haven't done enough"
KANSAS CITY STAR

October 27, 2009
Md., Va. plan for climate-related health threats
Washington Business Journal

October 26, 2009
U.S. needs more health preparedness for climate change
Reuters

October 26, 2009
EU looks to divert budget spending towards climate
Reuters

October 26, 2009
Maryland addresses health impact of climate change
Baltimore Sun's B'More Green Blog

October 26, 2009
Swine Flu Outbreak Highlights Sick-Leave Legislation
National Public Radio

October 26, 2009
Trust for America's Health Calls for More Funding, Attention to Climate Change
Solve Climate

October 25, 2009
United stores battling child obesity
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

October 25, 2009
Making health care about health
Chicago Tribune

October 25, 2009
Swine Flu: National Emergency
As H1N1 spreads, Americans Clamor for Vaccine
NBC Nightly News

October 22, 2009
Lieberman Grills Feds Over Swine Flu Preps
NBC Connecticut

October 22, 2009
Swine flu care may swamp health system, Lieberman says
Bloomberg

October 21, 2009
A murky crystal ball?
Federal Computer Week

October 21, 2009
Growing pains
School lunch program takes first step toward farm-to-school program
Columbia Daily Tribune

October 19, 2009
Symptoms of distress
H1N1 flu fight adds to burden of public health agencies already suffering from years of underfunding and the long-running recession
Modern Healthcare

October 15, 2009
Brookings Using $46,000 for "Safe Route" Program
KSFY.com

October 14, 2009
Drugmakers, Doctors Rake in Billions Battling H1N1 Flu
ABC News

October 11, 2009
H1N1 Spurs Scramble For Hospital Beds
National Public Radio

October 11, 2009
Beefing up: High school football players are bigger but not necessarily healthier
Austin American-Statesman

October 11, 2009
Pandemic Tests a Patchwork Health System
Washington Post

October 9, 2009
US, other nations stop counting pandemic flu cases
Associated Press

October 2, 2009
H1N1 flu cases could exhaust state resources
Stateline.org

October 1, 2009
Swine flu could overload U.S. hospitals: report
Reuters

October 1, 2009
Swine Flu Could Create Hospital Bed Shortage
HealthDay

October 1, 2009
Report: Flu Might Fill up Hospitals in 15 States
Report: If third of population catches swine flu, hospitals in 15 states could run out of room
Associated Press

October 1, 2009
1.2 million Oklahomans could get swine flu this season
Tulsa World

October 1, 2009
U.S. swine flu vaccines to arrive from Tuesday
Reuters

October 1, 2009
Flu could swamp hospitals, group warns
Dayton Daily News

October 1, 2009
Report: 15 States Face Hospital Bed Shortage in Flu Outbreak
CQ Healthbeat

October 1, 2009
Swine flu peak scenario: Hospital beds overrun in 15 states
Scripps Howard News Service

October 1, 2009
Report: Flu pandemic could overwhelm Vermont hospitals
Burlington Free Press

September 30, 2009
Guest column: School kids pay price for pork bailout
Des Moines Register

September 22, 2009
How to Prepare Your Business for Flu Season
MainStreet.com

September 22, 2009
Study cites benefits of community-based programs
Modern Healthcare

September 22, 2009
Report highlights programs shown to prevent disease
AHA News Now

September 22, 2009
Maine Falls Short in Evaluation of Pandemic Preparedness
Maine Public Broadcasting Network

September 22, 2009
Report Rounds Up Proven Prevention Programs
CQ HEALTHBEAT NEWS

September 21, 2009
Children's attacks childhood obesity
Cinncinnati Enquirer

September 21, 2009
Reports Criticize Pandemic Planning
Flu Readiness Check Finds Gaps In Care, Coverage
Washington Post

September 18, 2009
Colorado not immune to obesity epidemic
Denver Post

September 17, 2009
Grant Money Released Under Stimulus Law Disease Prevention Program
CQ HEALTHBEAT

September 16, 2009
Coalition protests legislation to cut physical education
The Daily Texan

September 15, 2009
The polarization card
The Boston Globe

September 15, 2009
Gyms make fitness fun for kids
Programs offer fresh options to foster healthy lifestyles
THE TENNESSEAN

September 15, 2009
Bending the Cost Curve A Critical Component of Health Care Reform
Journal of American Medical Association

September 14, 2009
New at the Top: Karen M. Hendricks
Washington Post

September 13, 2009
Growing by the pound
Chattanooga Times Free Press

September 11, 2009
As Swine Flu Threat Grows, Health Officials Retool Strategies
The Washington Post

September 10, 2009
Slow food potlucks promote healthier school meals
The Somerville News

September 7, 2009
Living on thinner budget leads some to fatty foods
Houston Chronicle

September 6, 2009
Health Care: First, We Need To Reform Ourselves
Hartford Courant

September 6, 2009
Kids: 'They're not going to outlive their parents'
Greensboro News & Record

September 6, 2009
Editorial: You want fries with that?
Greensboro News & Record

September 1, 2009
Losing It For Good
New Hampshire Magazine

August 24, 2009
Fat is the new thin on television these days
Minneapolis Star Tribune

August 12, 2009
Montgomery Advertiser: War on obesity needs new approach
Montgomery Advertiser

August 11, 2009
More Americans on the Road to Obesity
New York Times

August 11, 2009
Weight loss surgery 101: Federal Way hospital stays busy as more insurance companies pick up the tab
Federal Way Mirror

August 11, 2009
Going for the guns
OnMilwalkee.com

August 10, 2009
Putting a value on prevention could keep programs running
American Medical News

August 10, 2009
Guest Column: Prevention key to health care reform
Mansfield News Journal

August 10, 2009
Can We Fight Obesity by Slapping a Heavy Tax on Soda?
Washington Post

August 10, 2009
Schools helping children fight fat
School nurses being trained to join obesity campaign
Jackson Clarion Ledger

August 10, 2009
Dr. Wojo: Walk a golf course -- improve your health, improve your game
Wausau Daily Herald

August 7, 2009
Swine Flu Slops Onto Health Reform
National Journal

August 6, 2009
An ounce of prevention for the debate on health care reform
Baltimore Sun

August 3, 2009
Debating prevention's place in healthcare bill
Los Angeles Times

August 2, 2009
Weighty matters: Health-care proposal would provide incentives for wellness, prevention
Beaver County Times

July 31, 2009
Crews strain to help obese patients
Omaha World Herald

July 28, 2009
Media needs to deepen coverage of healthcare reform
L.A. Times

July 27, 2009
Nearly 10 percent of health spending for obesity
Associated Press

July 24, 2009
East County families learn to make healthy cooking choices
Contra Costa Times

July 23, 2009
Suite Talk
Hendricks’s health care role
Politico

July 23, 2009
Community-based efforts can keep Kentuckians healthy
Business Lexington

July 21, 2009
S.C. case looks on child obesity as child abuse. But is it?
USA Today

July 21, 2009
Overcome bad habits to stem medical costs
Jackson Sun

July 20, 2009
Slimmer fast-food prices contribute to thick waistlines
Columbus Dispatch

July 20, 2009
Health Reform Bill Features Healthcare-Associated Infections Database
Health Leaders Media

July 20, 2009
R.I. ranks 4th in U.S. with 21.7% obese, but kids are doing worse
Providence Business News

July 19, 2009
Back to school
The Vicksburg Post

July 19, 2009
JO ANN GORA: Project 18 aims to trim fat from Hoosier children
Muncie Star Press

July 18, 2009
Editorial: Don't drink it and drive
Philadelphia Inquirer

July 17, 2009
State must work harder on obesity
The Tennesean

July 17, 2009
Washington can't change habits for you
Today's Topic: Obesity fight gets no easier
The Tennesean

July 17, 2009
Education about lifestyle choices a major way to cut health care costs
Education about lifestyle choices a major way to cut costs
Boulder Daily Camera

July 17, 2009
Individuals can make most impact on health
The Tennesean

July 17, 2009
Unhealthy Habits You Need To Ditch
These tendencies are derailing your best efforts at living better and longer.
Forbes

July 16, 2009
Coping With The Crisis... Of Cankles
Light-Hearted Campaign To Fight Alarming Obesity Trend
Fox 13 - Seattle/Tacoma

July 16, 2009
Officials, researchers gather in Newark to consider N.J.'s disaster preparedness
New Jersey Star-Ledger

July 16, 2009
Investing In Prevention
Huffington Post

July 15, 2009
Costs of healthy diets can be trimmed down
The Associated Press

July 15, 2009
F as in Fat: Obesity in Rhode Island
Cranston Herald

July 15, 2009
Tax incentive for healthy behavior proposed by personal trainer
Jackson Citizen Patriot

July 15, 2009
FEELING FAT? VISIT MISSISSIPPI
Hartford Courant

July 14, 2009
The Checkup
Health in the News and in Your Life
Washington Post

July 14, 2009
Ala. doctor could bring attention to moribund post
Associated Press

July 14, 2009
Pine Hills families learn healthy choices
Orlando Sentinel

July 12, 2009
Ohioans have a lot to gain by losing weight -- editorial
The Cleveland Plain Dealer

July 12, 2009
Shoals health care debate centers around three options
The Times Daily

July 11, 2009
Tragedy inspires Georgia woman to fight childhood obesity
CNN

July 11, 2009
Ohio holds answer to problem of obesity
The Cincinnati Enquirer

July 11, 2009
Overweight is a Relative Term as Americans Get Heavier
One Nation News

July 11, 2009
Get fit with the Fleming County Extension Office
The Ledger Independent

July 10, 2009
State Thinner But Not Thin
OBESITY REPORT • Rell veto of calorie law doesn't help fat fight
The Hartford Courant

July 10, 2009
Quality of life watch
The News Review

July 10, 2009
Off the Record: Slim chance for recovery
Gaylord Herald Times

July 9, 2009
Why Are Southerners So Fat?
TIME Magazine

July 9, 2009
We’re fat: It’s time to fight the spread
The Powell Tribune

July 9, 2009
Other Views: A weighty matter
The San Antonio Express-News

July 9, 2009
Oklahoma named fourth fattest in nation
The Oklahoman

July 8, 2009
We can't keep ignoring obesity
The Lexington Herald Leader

July 7, 2009
Local health care officials try to trim fat
Muncie Star-Press

July 7, 2009
EDITORIAL: Who's the fattest of them all?
New Orleans Times-Picayune

July 6, 2009
Newspaper examination: Georgia public health lags
The Associated Press

July 6, 2009
State must combat childhood obesity
Chicago Sun-Times

July 6, 2009
Growing up more rotund in New Jersey
New study sees more kids with weight problems
The Daily Record

July 6, 2009
Let's eat!: Nathan's hot dog eating contest glorifies gluttony as America gets obese
The Star-Ledger

July 6, 2009
Report: Nevadans are getting fatter
Las Vegas Sun

July 6, 2009
The Trust for America's Health: Annual obesity report released
Examiner.com

July 6, 2009
Nebraska Fat Kids Have Percentage Lead Over Nebraska Fat Adults!
Nebraskastatepaper.com

July 6, 2009
Wisconsin obesity rates: 26 percent of adults, 28 percent of children
Pierce County Herald

July 6, 2009
Alaska slims down in new obesity study
Daily News-Miner

July 6, 2009
Too heavy: Obsesity rates soar. Time to start a national diet.
The Fayetteville Observer

July 6, 2009
Missouri and Kansas keep eating
The Pitch

July 6, 2009
Unlucky No. 3: W.Va. drops to No. 3 on fattest states list
Mineral Daily News-Tribune

July 6, 2009
EDITORIAL: New epidemic: self-indulgence: Boomers' biggest challenge not wars or depression, but doughnuts
The Augusta Chronicle

July 6, 2009
Editorial: Obesity report emphasizes need for fitness efforts
The Herald-Dispatch

July 6, 2009
As We See It
Yankton Press & Dakotan

July 6, 2009
Obesity plagues Kings County
The Sentinel

July 6, 2009
Little progress on fat front
There are roles for everyone to to play in the quest for a slimmer, healthier population.
Memphis Commercial Appeal

July 6, 2009
Recession isn't helping South Carolina residents' waistlines
S.C. jumps from eighth obese state in 2006 to fifth
McClatchy Newspapers

July 6, 2009
Report: Obesity Rates Exceed 25 Percent in 31 States
CQ HEALTHBEAT

July 6, 2009
Americans Keep Getting Heavier
Los Angeles Times

July 5, 2009
OBESE AND MALNOURISHED
The Baltimore Sun

July 4, 2009
State does well in obesity study
Associated Press

July 4, 2009
State ranked 2nd in obesity
Weight problem could lead to greater strain on healthcare
Alex City Outlook

July 3, 2009
Growing obesity adds health costs
San Antonio Express-News

July 2, 2009
Florida is 39th fattest state
Jacksonville Business Journal

July 2, 2009
Fat Baby Boomers raise health concern
Examiner.com

July 2, 2009
American Obesity Continues To Rise
RedOrbit

July 2, 2009
More neighborhood supermarkets could help Ohio fight obesity
The Cincinnati Enquirer

July 2, 2009
Connecticut residents staying skinny, study finds
The Advocate

July 1, 2009
Mississippi's still fattest but Alabama closing in
Associated Press

July 1, 2009
Federal City Digest
What to Watch: Obama Holds Health-Care Roundtable
The Washington Post

July 1, 2009
Obesity epidemic's alarming growth
Examiner.com

July 1, 2009
Obesity Is Growing, Move 10 Minutes At A Time
EmaxHealth

July 1, 2009
Losing the Battle of the Bulge
Restaurants & Institutions

July 1, 2009
Study: R.I. 4th-lowest in obese adults
Providence Business News

July 1, 2009
Report: Obesity up in Ohio, state is tenth fattest
Dayton Daily News

July 1, 2009
Report: Ohio now among 10 fattest states
State ranked 15th for childhood obesity
The Columbus Dispatch

July 1, 2009
Report: Nebraska 20th in adult obesity
Associated Press

July 1, 2009
We are so fat, report says
Austin American-Statesman

July 1, 2009
Now Baby Boomers Are Getting Fat!
The Business Insider

July 1, 2009
US obesity becomes bigger challenge
PressTV

July 1, 2009
Obesity levels stable but still worrisome in state
The Boston Globe

July 1, 2009
Obesity in America
NBC News

July 1, 2009
Today's Health
Obesity in America
NBC News, The Today Show

June 29, 2009
Health Reform Calls for Preventive Care, But Questions Persist About Savings
HealthLeaders Media

June 24, 2009
Doctor gives the skinny on risks of being fat
Orlando Sentinel

June 24, 2009
US food industry enlisted in the battle to curb obesity
Food Navigator

June 24, 2009
America’s Health Care Priorities III: Insurers and Insurance Systems
New York Times

June 23, 2009
Congress approves $7.65 billion for pandemic flu response
CIDRAP News

June 19, 2009
The Most Affordable Family Medical Insurance Coverage is Prevention
Article Alley

June 17, 2009
Blue Cross Blue Shield Encourages Healthy Workplace
Mississippi Has Nation's Highest Obesity Rate
WAPT Mississippi

June 17, 2009
House Approves $8 Billion for Swine Flu Pandemic
Science Magazine's ScienceInsider Blog

June 16, 2009
Healthcare Workers Should Lead the Wellness Movement
HealthLeaders Media

June 15, 2009
We aren't out of the H1N1 woods yet
Lafayette Journal & Courier

June 13, 2009
Americans Support Prevention As Health Care Reform Priority
EMAX Health

June 10, 2009
Public health lessons from swine flu for the next pandemic
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

June 10, 2009
Pandemic planning updates…
Continuity Central

June 10, 2009
No Longer A Dirty Secret
The Intelligencer

June 10, 2009
Trust for America's Health
AAFP

June 10, 2009
Florida amongst the worst in nation in health emergency capabilities according to report
Examiner.com

June 10, 2009
This Doctor Does Not Want To See You
Time Magazine

June 9, 2009
Health system gets mixed grades on flu response
Study examines lessons learned from initial outbreak of H1N1.
Homeland Security Today

June 9, 2009
Survey: Disease prevention top priority for health care reform
ISHN

June 8, 2009
Don't Be This Investor
The Motley Fool

June 8, 2009
Poll finds wide support for preventive health funding
Modern Healthcare

June 8, 2009
Poll: Americans favor prevention for health-care reform
Deseret News

June 6, 2009
New CDC chief to target smoking; led charge in NYC
The Associated Press

June 5, 2009
Avian Flu Fears Said to Help U.S. Prepare for Swine Flu
New York Times

June 5, 2009
Officials don't track all possible swine flu cases
Only a third of 266 samples submitted here were tested
Columbus Dispatch

June 5, 2009
Experts: Vaccinate kids against H1N1 first
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

June 4, 2009
Swine Flu ‘Overwhelmed’ U.S. Health-Care System, Report Says
Bloomberg News

June 4, 2009
As swine flu wanes, U.S. preparing for second wave
Reuters

June 4, 2009
Cuts worry state health chief
Fears new flu strain in fall
Raleigh News and Observer

June 4, 2009
Report: Next flu could strain health care system
CNN

June 4, 2009
New Dollars and Critique Lobbed at Swine Flu Response
Science Insider

May 27, 2009
Healthy school lunch efforts face daunting hurdles
Reuters

May 26, 2009
Health Lists & Rankings: America's Fittest Cities
Forbes Magazine

May 26, 2009
Flu scare reveals strapped local health agencies
Associated Press

May 16, 2009
NYC health chief named to lead CDC
Atlanta Journal Constitution

May 16, 2009
New CDC director an activist in public health
Los Angeles Times

May 15, 2009
New York City Official Is Obama Pick for C.D.C.
New York Times

May 15, 2009
Can Frieden Stick to Hardnosed Style at the CDC?
CQ Healthbeat

May 15, 2009
Choice of NYC's Frieden to lead CDC wins praise
CIDRAP News

May 14, 2009
Obama taps NYC health commissioner to head CDC
Associated Press

May 14, 2009
Dynamic Swine Flu Threat Will Persist Through 2010, Experts Say

May 14, 2009
7 Deadly Myths About Weapons of Terror
Myth #1: U.S. Medical Excellence Extends to Disaster Response
National Defense Magazine

May 13, 2009
SC school junk food get reprieve
Augusta Chronicle

May 12, 2009
U.S. Remains Unready For Pandemic
National Journal

May 11, 2009
Nurses on the march
Casper Star-Tribune

May 10, 2009
Health cuts raise worry
Some wonder if Georgia will be ready when the next outbreak occurs.
Atlanta Journal Constitution

May 7, 2009
No need to panic on pandemic
Federal government seems prepared to handle swine flu, but problems remain at state and local level
Detroit News

May 7, 2009
Folger McKinsey Elementary reopens: O'Malley satisfied with swine flu response
Marland Gazette

May 5, 2009
Swine flu could shine light on uninsured
Associated Press

May 5, 2009
Are you ready for pandemic?
Most haven't taken basic precautions -- here's how
Chicago Sun-Times

May 4, 2009
Officials are better prepared for this outbreak of swine flu
Baltimore Sun

May 4, 2009
Was the Alarm over Swine Flu Justified?
TIME Magazine

May 3, 2009
There's plenty of antiviral to fight swine flu, state says
Fort Myers News-Press

May 3, 2009
Del. must weigh drastic flu scenarios
A balance between awareness, warning
The News Journal

May 1, 2009
Commentary: Inoculating your portfolio
Reuters

May 1, 2009
Most states have fewer drugs than feds suggest
Associated Press

May 1, 2009
Bill cuts sugar from schools
Associated Press

May 1, 2009
Flu meds available to treat 27 pct of Tennessee
Associated Press

April 30, 2009
Closing schools may not stop flu from spreading
Associated Press

April 30, 2009
States prep for possible swine flu pandemic
State Line

April 29, 2009
Hawaii has billions to lose if swine flu spreads to state
Associated Press

April 29, 2009
Local Health Agencies, Hurt by Cuts, Brace for Flu Risk
New York Times

April 28, 2009
Pandemic Risk Grows as New Cases Pop Up
Wall Street Journal

April 27, 2009
Swine Flu Exposes HHS Vacancies
Washington Post

April 27, 2009
U.S. lawmakers to examine swine flu response
Reuters

April 27, 2009
Worst case scenario underlies US pandemic plan
Associated Press

April 27, 2009
Swine Flu Threatens Fragile Economy
ABC News

April 27, 2009
Lawmakers cut flu money from stimulus
Washington Times

April 27, 2009
Political Pandemic: While Obey Acts, Collins Spins
The Nation

April 27, 2009
Swine Flu Outbreak Highlights HHS Vacancies
National Public Radio

April 27, 2009
How to eat healthfully on a smaller food budget
Cleveland Plain Dealer

April 27, 2009
Obama Seeks to Ease Fears on Swine Flu
New York Times

April 26, 2009
Pandemic flu and the sick global economy
MinnPost.com

April 23, 2009
Pandemic Flu: Are hospitals prepared?
KHNL

April 22, 2009
Physician Focus: Make your move to better health
Bolton Common

April 21, 2009
Mass. town takes steps to trim fat (really), health care costs
USA Today

April 13, 2009
HIV/AIDS: South struggles against rising problem
Not enough funding, doctors, education to fight growing problem
Chicago Tribune

April 13, 2009
Nutrition data on menus would aid public health
Letter to the Editor
Portland Press Herald

April 12, 2009
Rx for public health
Indiana has among the worst health outcomes and highest health care costs in the nation
Indianapolis Star

April 10, 2009
Listen to KQED's Forum: Food Safety
KQED Public Radio

April 5, 2009
Shelby County obesity, diabetes rates increase despite five-year health effort
Memphis Commercial Appeal

April 3, 2009
Food safety reform is on the table again
Los Angeles Times

April 3, 2009
Pistachio warning could signal food safety shift
Associated Press

April 2, 2009
America’s food safety system needs a top-to-bottom overhaul
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

April 2, 2009
Stronger oversight is a way to improve U.S. food safety
Allentown Morning Call

April 1, 2009
Pistachio warning could signal food safety shift
Associated Press

March 29, 2009
FDA struggles as Americans call for reform
The Washington Examiner

March 27, 2009
Childhood obesity requires congressional attention, panelists say
Belleville News-Democrat

March 27, 2009
Eye Opener
Washington Post

March 26, 2009
Groups urge FDA changes to boost U.S. food safety
Reuters

March 26, 2009
Report calls for new food safety oversight
Los Angeles Times

March 26, 2009
Report: New Administrator, New Agency Part of Blueprint to Overhaul U.S. Food Safety System
CQ Healthbeat

March 26, 2009
Policy group says FDA needs single food safety chief
CIDRAP News - Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy

March 26, 2009
Morning Rounds: Food Safety in the White House
New York Times

March 25, 2009
Groups call for food safety overhaul
Columbus Dispatch

March 25, 2009
What Would a Separate Food Safety Agency Look Like?
Wall Street Journal

March 25, 2009
U.S. Urged to Start 'Fixing the Problem' of Food Safety
HealthDay News

March 23, 2009
Food for Thought
The president appoints a working group to improve food safety.
Washington Post

March 23, 2009
Hoosier Health Gap
South Bend Tribune

March 17, 2009
Strong Leadership for the F.D.A.
New York Times

March 17, 2009
Food and the FDA
Los Angeles Times

March 17, 2009
Mountain State obesity
West Virginia's curse
Charleston Gazette

March 16, 2009
Report says Iowa ranks 34th in health funding
Radio Iowa News

March 16, 2009
Florida ranks near bottom in getting disease-prevention funds from feds
Orlando Sentinel

March 16, 2009
Help is on the way at the FDA
Google News

March 15, 2009
Obama: Food-safety system a 'hazard'
Announces Margaret Hamburg as selection for leader of FDA
Associated Press

March 12, 2009
Safety net health centers struggle to meet demand
Associated Press

March 12, 2009
Report: Ind. last in CDC disease prevention money
Associated Press

March 12, 2009
States' disease-prevention picture dim
Cincinnatti Enquirer

March 12, 2009
Oklahomans get less than $20 for preventive health
The CDC says the state received $19.10 per person in federal funds in 2008 to keep diseases at bay.
Tulsa World

March 12, 2009
Hawaii ranks 8th nationally in getting CDC funding
Honoloulu Advertiser

March 12, 2009
WVa gets $21.78 per person in fed health dollars
Associated Press

March 12, 2009
Ex-New York Health Commissioner Is F.D.A. Pick
The New York Times

March 12, 2009
Enacted bill includes pandemic, food safety money
CIDRAP News

March 12, 2009
Report: Economy could hurt public health funding
Associated Press

March 10, 2009
Ohio ranks low in federal health aid
THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH

March 10, 2009
Report: Va. 48th in receiving federal funds for disease prevention
Virginian-Pilot

March 10, 2009
Boosting health and the economy
LA Times Booster Shots Blog

March 5, 2009
Bill expands 'Good Sam' law
Associated Press

March 5, 2009
School lunch menu displays calorie count
News 14 Durham/Chapel Hill

March 3, 2009
Testing will come quickly as Kathleen Sebelius teams with Obama
McClatchy Newspapers

February 20, 2009
Smoking, obesity may cost state employees
N.C. lawmakers, hoping to keep the beleaguered State Health Plan solvent, target its most costly members.
The Charlotte Observer

February 18, 2009
Common principles for health care reform
The Oregonian

February 18, 2009
Obesity surcharge would be intrusive
Greenville News

February 17, 2009
HHS Vacancy Stalls Health Agenda, Advocates Say
Washington Post

February 17, 2009
Ky. considers fast food calorie counts
Measure could improve health of Kentuckians, area officials say
Associated Press

February 17, 2009
Declare war on obesity
San Antonio Express-News

February 17, 2009
Stimulus Will (Literally) Get America Moving Again
Huffington Post

February 15, 2009
Flu And You - Part VI
Daily Kos

February 12, 2009
Lax Food Safety System Requires Overhaul
The Tampa Tribune

February 12, 2009
Modernize meat, poultry inspection: T.F.A.H.
Meat and Poultry Business Journal

February 11, 2009
SC bill: Higher premiums for obese public workers?
Associated Press

February 10, 2009
A pop-up hospital pops up
In case of disaster, inflate and add doctors.
Philadelphia Inquirer

February 9, 2009
Readying the Global Flu Shot
Pandemic Preparedness Represents Federal Dollars Well Spent
Science Progress

February 5, 2009
DeLauro proposes food safety bill
Connecticut Post

February 4, 2009
Tamiflu no longer works for dominant flu strain
U.S. health officials say almost 100% of the type A H1N1 strain showed resistance to the leading antiviral drug. So far, the influenza season has been mild.
Los Angeles Times

February 4, 2009
Disaster Planning: 10 Things you can do to stay healthy
Mayo Clinic

February 3, 2009
Obama joins calls for improving US food safety regime
CIDRAP News

February 1, 2009
Can Stimulus Funding Help Promote Wellness?
National Public Radio

January 29, 2009
Healthy citizenry is the wealth of a nation
Akron Beakon Journal

January 29, 2009
House-passed stimulus bill includes pandemic funding
CIDRAP News

January 29, 2009
Japanese researchers develop all-round flu vaccine
AFP

January 26, 2009
Protective facemasks can defend against flu pandemic
Thaindian News

January 23, 2009
Floyd Board of Health supports cigarette tax
Rome News Tribune

January 23, 2009
Obese Americans Demand Reformed Healthcare Laws
RedOrbit

January 23, 2009
FOX SPECIAL REPORT WITH BRET BAIER
Political Grapevine
Fox News

January 22, 2009
Obesity epidemic shows perils to health reform
Reuters

January 21, 2009
Helping out
The Ark City Traveler

January 21, 2009
China Warns of "grim" Fight against Deadly Bird Flu
Reuters

January 20, 2009
Influenza: Barack Obama's Presidency under Viral Pandemic Flu Threat
LifeGen.de

January 16, 2009
Experts Consider 4-Strain Flu Vaccine to Fight B Viruses
CIDRAP

January 15, 2009
Report says Md. needs emergency radio system
Associated Press

January 15, 2009
Investments in Pandemic Preparedness Pay Off, but are Threatened by Cuts in Federal Funding
AScribe

January 15, 2009
Novartis gets US Contract for Cell-Based Flu Vaccine Plant
CIDRAP

January 12, 2009
Ryberg bill wants obese to pay more
Augusta Chronicle

January 12, 2009
It's time again to Activate Upstate
The Greenville News

January 10, 2009
CDC director leaves fractured legacy
Atlanta Journal Constitution

January 9, 2009
U.S. Gets a Bad Report Card in ER Care
Rochester News On Demand

January 9, 2009
Contest sets goal of slimmer state
The Tuscaloosa News

January 8, 2009
Dr. Gupta Being Considered as Surgeon General; Former Surgeon General Talks About the Job
CNN Transcript

December 30, 2008
'Scale Back' still trying to tip scale
State remains 1 of U.S.'s fattest; new contest set Jan. 8
The Huntsville Times

December 29, 2008
Food policy reformers seek improved produce tracking
CIDRAP News

December 22, 2008
New Mexico gets 7 points on disaster readiness
Associated Press

December 19, 2008
Overeaters not powerless in face of their genes
The Greenville News

December 19, 2008
Health care must be priority for lawmakers
Letter to the Editor
Akron Beacon Journal

December 19, 2008
Prepared for health crisis? We mostly are
Report does fault state for flu plan
The Columbus Dispatch

December 19, 2008
State receives 7 of 10 points for emergency preparedness
Star-Tribune

December 19, 2008
High Marks for Hawaii in Emergency Preparedness
KGMB

December 19, 2008
Hawaii receives 8 out of 10 for emergency preparedness
KHNL (NBC Affiliate)

December 19, 2008
Doctors call emergency care ‘national disgrace’
90 percent of states get poor, near-failing grades in nationwide report card
MSNBC

December 19, 2008
Emergency Preparedness Report Puts Nebraska Near the Bottom
NTV (ABC Affiliate)

December 19, 2008
N.C. is ready for health emergencies
The News & Observer

December 19, 2008
State slips in health readiness
Tulsa World

December 19, 2008
Ohio in middle of pack in disaster preparedness, report says; state disputes scoring
State disputes part of preparedness rating
Plain Dealer Reporter

December 19, 2008
Should a Reformed System be Prepared for Public Health Emergencies, and What Does that Mean, Anyway?
Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics

December 19, 2008
Utah gets average score on preparedness
Deseret News

December 18, 2008
US preparedness report card decries funding lag
Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy

December 18, 2008
Report: Arkansas better prepared for public health emergency
Arkansas News Bureau

December 18, 2008
Region gets mixed scores in disaster readiness
WTOP

December 18, 2008
Report says state better prepared for disaster
Arkansas Democrat Gazette

December 18, 2008
Maine earns a C+ in disaster preparedness
Bangor Daily News

December 17, 2008
Report: Nevada can improve emergency preparedness
MSNBC - Associated Press

December 17, 2008
Kansas Scores 6 Out of 10 in 2008 Public Health Preparedness Report
Kansas met six out of 10 criteria for public health emergency preparedness in a report released today by Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Kansas City Info Zine

December 17, 2008
2008 Trust for America’s Health Report Ranks Vermont Among Nation’s Best in Public Health Preparedness
US States News

December 17, 2008
WISCONSIN EARNS PERFECT SCORE ON LATEST NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS REPORT
US States News

December 17, 2008
Report: NH ready for health disasters
Associated Press

December 16, 2008
Ready or Not report
KIDK (CBS Affiliate)

December 16, 2008
Hawaii among states ready for health disasters
Associated Press

December 16, 2008
Virginia Wins High Marks in Emergency Preparedness
Associated Press

December 16, 2008
Alabama earns grade of 9 out of 10 on disaster preparedness
Montgomery Advertiser

December 16, 2008
Madison / Study: Wisconsin ready for disaster
St. Paul Pioneer Press - Associated Press

December 16, 2008
Report: Economic Crisis Hurting U.S. Preparedness for Health Emergencies
PR Newswire

December 16, 2008
Report: Utah fairly prepared for health emergencies
Flu outbreak »But state has purchased only 25 percent of medications needed.
The Salt Lake Tribune

December 16, 2008
Economy could imperil state readiness
Stateline.org

December 15, 2008
The Report Card
Asheville Citizen-Times

December 12, 2008
A new health crisis?
Las Vegas Sun

December 12, 2008
Kansas Government — Staffing levels
Budget will require state departments to function without optimum manpower
Topeka Capital-Journal

December 10, 2008
Panel Urges Role for Prevention in Health Care Overhaul Legislation
Congressional Quarterly

December 10, 2008
Emergency readiness in peril
Report: State, federal budget cutbacks can hurt response
USA Today

December 10, 2008
Health report: State lacking
Kansas in bottom quarter on flu preparedness, disease tracking
The Topeka Capital-Journal

December 10, 2008
Ohio better prepared than most states for public-health emergency, report says
THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH

December 10, 2008
Report: State mostly ready for emergency
Indianapolis Star

December 10, 2008
SC better prepared for public health emergency
The Associated Press

December 10, 2008
Prepared for disaster? Georgia gets a passing grade
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

December 10, 2008
Annual health report ranks Kansas among lowest
The Wichita Eagle

December 10, 2008
Study: Arizona ties for last in disaster preparation
Tucson Citizen

December 10, 2008
Study lauds state's disease watch system, but faults vaccine supply
Rocky Mountain News

December 10, 2008
Econ crisis may hit US disaster readiness -experts
Reuters

December 10, 2008
Financial Crisis Jeopardizing Bioterror Preparedness, Report Warns
Global Security Newswire (National Journal Group)

December 10, 2008
Nebraska slips from perfect score in disaster preparedness
Associated Press

December 10, 2008
Cutbacks Affecting U.S. Health Preparedness:Report
HealthDay

December 6, 2008
Obama and Sonoma County are in synch on health action
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

December 2, 2008
FDA Touts Efforts to Enhance Food Safety
HealthDay

November 20, 2008
GAO Audits Border, Port Disease Surveillance
HHS, DHS identify additional actions that need to be taken
Homeland Security Today

November 20, 2008
Obama Advisers May Signal New Approach to Health Policy
Wall Street Journal

November 12, 2008
Southern states meet in summit to fight obesity
Associated Press

November 12, 2008
Kearse spreads healthy message
Associated Press

November 10, 2008
Report: Disease Prevention Efforts Save Money, Boost Health
California HealthLine

November 5, 2008
We must fight diabetes, obesity
Greenville News

November 2, 2008
Diabetes: what you need to know
Too few people receive screening for a disease on the rise
The Tennessean

October 30, 2008
CQ: Report: U.S. Ill-Equipped to Handle Impact of Infectious Diseases
Congressional Quarterly

October 30, 2008
U.S. still vulnerable to threat of infectious disease
The Chattanooga Times Free Press

October 30, 2008
Focus urged on deadly diseases: Resources needed to handle global crisis, group says
The Columbus Dispatch

October 30, 2008
Dire warning for U.S.: Infectious diseases pose serious threat
Orlando Sentinel

October 30, 2008
Threat from Infectious Diseases Growing
HealthDay

October 27, 2008
Oregon PE teachers enter brave new world
Associated Press

October 25, 2008
Our losing war against flab
Boston Globe

October 24, 2008
From CQ Homeland Security: New Regulatory Framework Called for to Meet Threat of Biological Attack
Congressional Quarterly

October 21, 2008
Experts predict next epidemic will start in animals
USA Today

October 21, 2008
Report: Prevention Should Play Critical Role in Overhauling Health Care
CQ HealthBeat

October 21, 2008
Group urges next administration to reform public health
Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy - CIDRAP News

October 21, 2008
Report says feds should take lead in public health
Survey shows support for increases in public health spending
Modern Healthcare

October 14, 2008
A role model, found in fiction
News & Observer

October 8, 2008
READER OPINION: We're soldiers in the war on obesity, by Donna Dubuc
Keene Sentinel (NH)

October 7, 2008
Desk treadmill allows users to do their work while getting a workout
Detroit Free Press (MI)

October 6, 2008
Wyoming boasts low childhood obesity rates
Jackson Hole Star-Tribune

October 2, 2008
Cleaner air and fewer smokers are two benefits of state's smoking ban
The Tennessean

October 1, 2008
Health Experts Tout Prevention Programs, Urge CBO to Consider Prevention in Scoring
Congressional Quarterly

September 30, 2008
Prevention's proven way to improve health
The Everett Herald

September 28, 2008
Children's Fitness Event in District Emphasizes the Fun Parts of Fighting Obesity
Washington Post

September 27, 2008
Fighting chronic illness is key to health costs
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

September 26, 2008
FDA Faulted for Lack of Produce Oversight
Forbes.com (Health Day)

September 26, 2008
Report suggests refocusing US pandemic vaccine efforts
CIDRAP News

September 26, 2008
Teachers: Challenge Your Students to Get Fit
Lousville Courier Journal

September 26, 2008
FDA Faulted for Lack of Produce Oversight
HealthDay News

September 25, 2008
CDC awards funds for new pandemic planning approaches
CIDRAP News

September 24, 2008
Richmond No. 2 for junk-food junkies
Richmond Times Dispatch

September 22, 2008
CBO Eyes Cheaper Pandemic Vaccine Strategy
CQ HealthBeat

September 16, 2008
Former Ark. Gov. Huckabee calls for health changes
Associated Press

September 16, 2008
Obesity contributes to high health care costs in state
The Journal Record

September 11, 2008
The United States of Obesity? Change starts with you
Portsmouth Herald News

September 2, 2008
Alabama Plans to Tax Fat Employees to Recoup Insurance Costs
Foxnews.com

September 2, 2008
Obesity report: When it's A-OK to come in last
Associated Press

August 28, 2008
The Obesity Epidemic and Health Care Reform
Huffington Post

August 28, 2008
Someday your choice could be: Slim down or pay
Philadelphia Daily News

August 28, 2008
Comment on: Alabama 'Obesity Penalty' Stirs Debate
Google News

August 27, 2008
Weighty issues
Louisville Courier Journal

August 27, 2008
Alabama to place 'fat tax' on obese state employees
Los Angeles Times

August 26, 2008
The Worst-Conceived Fitness Plans Ever
ABC News

August 26, 2008
Alabama 'Obesity Penalty' Stirs Debate
Web MD

August 26, 2008
Alabama is the third-fattest state in the land, according to the latest report on obesity rates. But the news isn't all bad
Birmingham News

August 24, 2008
Olympic battle against obesity
Boston Globe

August 24, 2008
Others are fatter - but that's not saying too much
Wyoming Tribune

August 24, 2008
Health Buzz
US News & World Report

August 21, 2008
Oklahoma obesity rate on the increase
Associated Press, Oklahoma

August 21, 2008
Minnesota is gaining weight, study says
Minneapolis Star Tribune

August 21, 2008
Among the 50 states, Wisconsin is about average when it comes to watching its weight.
Associated Press, Wisconsin

August 21, 2008
Report: Iowans' size on the rise: ?No quick, one-shot solution'
Cedar Rapids Gazette

August 20, 2008
Isle obesity fight focuses on youth
Honolulu Star Bulletin

August 20, 2008
Americans Fatter in 37 States
WebMD

August 20, 2008
State's obesity rate up again
Montgomery Advertiser

August 20, 2008
Michigan 10th fattest state
Detroit Free Press

August 20, 2008
Oklahoma ties with Arkansas at No. 8 on obesity rate
Tulsa World

August 20, 2008
Californians getting fatter
Los Angeles Daily News

August 19, 2008
All States' Obesity Rates Stay Same Or Rise
Internet Broadcasting

August 19, 2008
Report: Ohio is 17th most obese state in America
Columbus Post Dispatch

August 19, 2008
Obesity rates up across nation; Miss. tops list
Associated Press

August 19, 2008
It's official: Coloradans remain skinniest in U.S.
Rocky Mountain News

August 19, 2008
Adult Obesity Rates Rise In 37 States
Business Week

August 19, 2008
Report: R.I. ranks 46th for obesity
WRPI

August 19, 2008
Missouri, Kansas getting fatter
Kansas City Star

August 19, 2008
Nebraska's adult obesity rate rises for third straight year
Omaha World-Herald

August 19, 2008
Obesity Rates Up in 37 States: Report
US News & World Report

August 19, 2008
Report ranks Indiana 11th fattest among states
Chicago Tribune

August 19, 2008
Obesity Continues to Rise in Most States
ABC News

August 19, 2008
Oregon's fat ranking is in the middle: 29th
The Oregonian

August 19, 2008
Washington gets fatter for the third year in a row
Seattle Post Intelligencer

August 19, 2008
Report: California is 41st fattest state
San Francisco Business Times

August 19, 2008
Report: Ky. among nation's fattest states
Louisville Courier Journal

August 19, 2008
Kentucky is 7th fattest state; Ohio ranks 17th
Cincinnati Enquirer

August 19, 2008
N.J. residents are thin, but getting fatter
New Jersey Star Ledger

August 12, 2008
Prevention programs continue to be good investment
Reno Gazette Journal

August 10, 2008
Health-care costs
Philadelphia Inquirer

August 7, 2008
Health prevention does save money
Des Moines Register

August 6, 2008
As boomers age, focus should be on keeping folks healthy
Nashville Tennessean

July 31, 2008
Guest commentary: Food safety concerns are real
Sacramento Bee

July 30, 2008
Prevention: Study Reinforces What We Know
Tulsa World

July 30, 2008
Report: Ohio could see six-to-one return on wellness investments
Cleveland Plain Dealer

July 25, 2008
Try some prevention: it's a cure for the high cost of health care
Tallahassee Democrat

July 23, 2008
CDC offers buyouts, retirement to 106 employees
Atlanta Journal Constitution

July 23, 2008
How to Save America $16 Billion and Spare Millions from Disease
The Huffington Post

July 23, 2008
New pandemic vaccine plan keeps focus on critical workers
CIDRAP News

July 23, 2008
Fighting Obesity in High School: Lawmakers Examine Health Programs Based at School
ABC News

July 21, 2008
Be prepared for disasters
USA Today

July 19, 2008
Stiffed: Americans pay the most in the world for health care — but we get a rotten deal
Houston Chronicle

July 19, 2008
Healthy living could save $70M
Honolulu Star Bulletin

July 18, 2008
Rx: Preventive care carries small price with big payoff
Miami Herald

July 18, 2008
Health report finds prevention pays in millions
Tulsa World

July 18, 2008
Florida could spend a buck on prevention to save $7 in health costs
Orlando Sentinel

July 18, 2008
Health study reaffirms prevention
Charlotte Observer

July 18, 2008
Study: Investing in Prevention Programs Can Save Billions
CQ Healthbeat

July 17, 2008
Report: Invest $10 a person for better health
Associated Press

July 17, 2008
Prevention Less Costly Than Treatment, Study Finds
Washington Post

July 17, 2008
Spend $1 in prevention, save $5.60
Los Angeles Times

July 17, 2008
Disease Prevention Programs Worth the Investment
US News & World Report (Health Day)

July 17, 2008
Report: Disease prevention could save Florida $1B
Orlando Sentinel

July 17, 2008
Disease prevention programs provide almost $6 return on investment by 2013
Dayton Daily News

July 17, 2008
Report: Prevention programs could save state funds
Lincoln Journal-Star (AP, Nebraska)

July 17, 2008
Report: Healthy behaviors would save Utahns millions
Deseret Morning News

July 17, 2008
Study: Community prevention programs generate return on investment
Baltimore Business Journal

July 2, 2008
FDA's Ineffective Tomato Probe Is Economic Hurricane for State
The Tampa Tribune

June 24, 2008
Report: Improvements Needed to Protect Food Supply From Potential Threats
Journal of American Medical Association

June 16, 2008
Report: Stagnating Infant Mortality Rate Connected to Poor Health of Pregnant Mothers
Congressional Quarterly

June 12, 2008
Congressional Food Safety Hearing
CNN

June 12, 2008
U.S. Moms' Deteriorating Health Hurts Kids
UPI

June 12, 2008
Food-safety plan under fire
Market Watch

June 11, 2008
President seeks more food safety funding for FDA
CIDRAP News

June 3, 2008
HHS Announces Preparedness Grants for Public Health, Hospitals
CIDRAP News

June 2, 2008
Lunch ladies dishing up healthful meals
Clarion Ledger

May 22, 2008
Screening shows obesity down among W.Va. Children
Associated Press, West Virginia

May 19, 2008
Inertia at the Top: Belated, Patchy Response Further Hamstrung By Inadequate Federal Attention, Experts Say
Washington Post

May 4, 2008
Congress takes aim at the FDA
St. Louis Post Dispatch

May 4, 2008
Report: U.S. Needs Better Food Monitoring
Lexington Herald Leader

May 1, 2008
Report Finds Flaws In Food Inspection System
Consumer Affairs

May 1, 2008
Report: U.S. food safety obsolete
UPI

April 30, 2008
Report Slams U.S. Food Safety System
Washington Post (Health Day)

April 30, 2008
US food security system reaching breaking point: report
Agence France-Presse (AFP)

April 30, 2008
Health group urges overhaul of US food safety system
CIDRAP News

April 29, 2008
Where they stand: Health care
Indianapolis Star

April 29, 2008
Toronto officials approve antivirals for city workers
CIDRAP News

April 18, 2008
Florida lags behind other states in CDC funding
Orlando Business Journal

April 17, 2008
Editorial: Federal health-care funding for Florida needs a dose of skepticism, a shot in the arm
Vero Beach Press-Journal

April 11, 2008
Illinois lawmakers look to ban trans fats from school cafeterias
Associated Press, Illinois

April 10, 2008
States fall behind on buying flu drugs
USA Today

April 8, 2008
Kansas gets least to fight disease
Wichita Eagle

April 7, 2008
Mass. 14th in CDC funding
Boston Globe

April 6, 2008
'Freshman 15' Theory Takes a Pounding
HealthDay

April 5, 2008
Indiana gets bad grade in public health spending
Indianapolis Star

April 5, 2008
Public-health dollars flow into region
Billings Gazette

April 3, 2008
Health care funding study ranks isles at top
Honolulu Star Bulletin

April 3, 2008
Midwest States Receive Fewest Public Health Dollars From CDC
Austin American Statesman

April 2, 2008
Utah ranks low in CDC funding
Deseret Morning News

April 2, 2008
What's your health worth? CDC says $15
The Salt Lake Tribune

April 2, 2008
State ranks 23rd in U.S. funds to improve health
Tulsa World

April 2, 2008
Nebraska gets more CDC money than other Midwestern states
Associated Press, Nebraska

April 2, 2008
Va. fourth in health dollars
Richmond Times-Dispatch

April 2, 2008
State in cellar on CDC money
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

April 2, 2008
Minnesota ranks low in receiving federal public health funding, but ranks high for health
St. Paul Pioneer Press

April 2, 2008
Program grows, entries shrink
Tuscaloosa News

April 2, 2008
Maryland, Virginia rank high in winning federal health grants
DC Examiner

April 2, 2008
Wisconsin doesn't get its share of CDC dollars and support
Wisconsin Small Business Times

April 2, 2008
Study: Ohio ranks near bottom of states in federal health funding
Columbus Dispatch

April 2, 2008
CDC funding varies widely by state, report says
CIDRAP News

March 29, 2008
Putting weight behind dementia warning
Greenwich Time (CT)

March 29, 2008
Survey: More youth becoming overweight in D.C.
DC Examiner

March 29, 2008
Emotions can drive people to overeat
Times Daily (AL)

March 28, 2008
Doyle asks state to shape up
The Capital Times (WI)

March 25, 2008
Morale at CDC shows healthy improvement
Atlanta Journal Constitution

March 23, 2008
What if a Flu Like 1918’s Broke Out Now?
New York Times

March 11, 2008
National child obesity program to start in W.Va.
Associated Press, Education Week

March 11, 2008
Scale Back Alabama campaign nears end, doubles in size
Associated Press, Alabama

March 3, 2008
Teens who eat breakfast weigh less, US study shows
AFP

March 2, 2008
In a massive disaster, care will be scarce
Sacramento Bee

February 26, 2008
State may label some schools 'unhealthy'
Athens Banner Herald

February 26, 2008
Obesity Worse than Tobacco?
Jacksonville Times Union

February 20, 2008
US: States Better Prepared for Disasters
Associated Press

February 20, 2008
Ga. improves emergency response ranking
Atlanta Journal Constitution

February 20, 2008
US better prepared for health disaster, CDC says
Reuters

February 20, 2008
CDC says state preparedness much improved since 2001
CIDRAP News

February 15, 2008
Agencies' danger assessment probed
Atlanta Journal Constitution

February 11, 2008
Citywide diet? Fat chance
Chicago Tribune

February 7, 2008
It's weight on their minds
Boston Globe

February 4, 2008
HHS budget proposal cuts state preparedness, boosts food safety
CIDRAP News

February 2, 2008
U.S. Flu Outbreak Plan Criticized
Washington Post

January 29, 2008
Exercise might improve students' academic work
Beauforte Gazette

January 28, 2008
Bredesen Presents "No Growth" Budget
The Chattanoogan

January 27, 2008
Hawaii health officials preparing for the worst
Star Bulletin

January 25, 2008
New year motivates students to shed holiday weight
Murray State News

January 16, 2008
Activate Upstate a path to better health
The Greenville News

January 16, 2008
Swedish study shows obesity up by almost a third
Bloomberg News

January 15, 2008
State preparedness gets great marks
The Indianapolis Star

January 14, 2008
Cabell schools help to fight youth obesity
Herald-Dispatch

January 13, 2008
Expanding business: Obesity forcing larger versions of common items
Palm Beach Post

January 13, 2008
Community Conversation: Walking and Bicycling Toward a Healthier Life
The Sheboygan Press

January 13, 2008
Fat Profits
Conde Naste Portfolio

January 11, 2008
Unified effort needed to end the growing obesity crisis
South Bend Tribune

January 6, 2008
Obesity in pets mirrors unhealthy human trend
The Post and Courier

January 6, 2008
Gazette Opinion: A shield for disaster volunteers
Billings Gazette

January 4, 2008
Bird Flu Still a Threat to U. S.
Kiplinger

January 3, 2008
Chicago's status veered wildly in 2007
Chicago Tribune

January 3, 2008
Democratic leader seeks healthier Alabama children
Associated Press

January 3, 2008
Tulsa World: A capital idea - Mayor Cornett puts OKC on diet
Tulsa World

January 2, 2008
Oregon's Emergency
The Oregonian

January 2, 2008
Study: State, St. Tammany Parish better prepared for pandemic health emergency
St. Tammany News

January 2, 2008
Twelve states lack CDC-compatible disease surveillance system
Government Health IT

January 2, 2008
The fattest state of the union
BBC News

January 1, 2008
Out with old, in with new resolutions
Aberdeen News

December 31, 2007
Oklahoma City mayor calls for citywide diet
Tulsa World

December 29, 2007
Illinois' Emergency Preparedness Plan Among Best in Nation
Lincoln Daily News

December 28, 2007
Study: Health care system needs help
Disaster News Network

December 28, 2007
Report says Virginia ready for emergency
Richmond Times-Dispatch

December 28, 2007
10 Things Your Personal Trainer Won't Tell You
Smart Money

December 27, 2007
Kentucky, Indiana disaster-ready
Louisville Courier-Journal

December 27, 2007
Despite past disasters U.S. still not ready to cope biological attacks and flu pandemics
News-Medical.Net

December 25, 2007
In Good Health — Are we ready or not?
Frederick News-Post

December 24, 2007
State not ready for widespread flu pandemic
Sentinel and Enterprise

December 23, 2007
Getting Better Prepared
Mobile Press Register

December 20, 2007
State scores high for disaster preparedness
Deseret Morning News

December 19, 2007
D.C. Area Improves Planning For Crises, But Md. Still Faces Drug Distribution Issues, Study Finds
The Washington Post

December 19, 2007
Report: Readiness for flu outbreaks spotty
USA Today

December 19, 2007
Report: Indiana has completed 9 of 10 preparedness steps
The Indianapolis Star

December 19, 2007
Preparedness report ranks Iowa at bottom
Des Moines Register

December 19, 2007
State is equipped to handle health crises
The Tennessean

December 19, 2007
Spending bill cuts pandemic preparedness budget request
GovExec

December 19, 2007
Louisiana gets 8 or 10 on emergency preparedness
New Orleans Times Picayune

December 19, 2007
Mass. has yet to buy drugs for epidemic
Boston Globe

December 18, 2007
NH Gets High Marks for Pandemic Preparedness
Associated Press - New Hampshire

December 18, 2007
Virginia Among Best-Prepared States for Health Emergencies
WTOP

December 18, 2007
Nebraska among leaders in public health readiness
Omaha World-Herald

December 18, 2007
NJ scores '10' for public-health preparedness
New Jersey Star Ledger

December 18, 2007
US still unprepared for disaster - report
Reuters

December 18, 2007
Report out on state's emergency readiness
Indianapolis Star

December 18, 2007
Texas scores 8 out of 10 on health emergency readiness score card
Houston Chronicle

December 18, 2007
Report: SC has emergency vaccines, distribution troubles
Charlotte Observer

December 18, 2007
Funding cuts said to threaten states' preparedness progress
CIDRAP News

December 18, 2007
Nonprofit group: Georgia is ready for a public health emergency
Atlanta Journal Constitution

December 18, 2007
Some States Not Planning for Flu Season
The Associated Press

December 18, 2007
Many States Still Fall Short in Emergency Preparedness: Report
U.S. News & World Report (HealthDay News)

December 18, 2007
Alabama improves in being prepared for health disaster
The Associated Press

December 18, 2007
New Mexico scores high in health emergency preparedness: report
Las Cruces Sun-News

December 18, 2007
Grading Preparedness: Trust for America’s Health
Wall Street Journal Health Blog

December 12, 2007
Holiday Sweets a reminder of growing obesity problem
MSNBC Local News

December 7, 2007
Congress to scrap CDC ombudsman
Atlanta Journal - Constitution

December 7, 2007
'Partially prepared' for bio-trouble
Sacramento Bee

December 4, 2007
U.S. fat rate flattening
Daily Iowan

December 3, 2007
Editorial: The good school lunch
New Orleans Times-Picayune

December 1, 2007
Fighting fat: Study finds obesity rates leveling off
The Post & Courier

November 26, 2007
New Insights into the Growing Obesity Epidemic
Physician's Weekly

November 24, 2007
Hunger-obesity link hits home
Clarion Ledger

November 20, 2007
Active recess helps Pitt kids be `Fit Kids'
The Daily Reflector

November 18, 2007
Kids get moving: Events promote active, healthy lifestyles for youths
Memphis Commercial Appeal

November 15, 2007
Comments open on nutrition proposal
Associated Press

November 14, 2007
Fight against diabetes in children expands
News & Observer

November 8, 2007
Study finds conclusive link between obesity, cancer
Greenville News

November 5, 2007
Battle of beer towns: How Milwaukee, Denver measure up
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

November 1, 2007
Key CDC Official Takes Job in Iraq
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

October 30, 2007
W.Va. Unveils Tool to Help Fight Obesity
Associated Press

October 29, 2007
Doctors: Congress to blame for obesity
McClatchy News Service

October 25, 2007
As players bulk up, health risks rise
Des Moines Register

October 22, 2007
Scarce Pandemic Vaccine to Be Given in Order
USA Today

October 22, 2007
Vaccine Plan for Flu Pandemic Drafted
Associated Press

October 17, 2007
Report: Children Overlooked in Flu Prep
Associated Press

October 17, 2007
US bird flu plans failing children, report says
Reuters

October 17, 2007
Bird Flu Planning for U.S. Kids Called Inadequate
Bloomberg

October 17, 2007
Report: Pandemic plans need more focus on children
CIDRAP News

September 21, 2007
Obesity on the menu for US presidential hopefuls
AFP

September 15, 2007
Chicken Chain Takes on Southern Fryers
Associated Press

September 12, 2007
Has Sept. 11 changed us? Not much
Boston Globe

September 4, 2007
TV ads peddle foods high in fat, sugar, salt to US kids: study
AFP

September 1, 2007
Time to trim our chubby torsos
Salt Lake Tribune

September 1, 2007
An expanding epidemic
Newsday

September 1, 2007
Education is the key
The Mississippi Press

September 1, 2007
`F as in fat,' and frightening
The Birmingham News

August 31, 2007
Fight obesity epidemic
Wichita Eagle

August 31, 2007
Obesity: Yeah, we're fat, too fat, deadly so
Clarion-Ledger

August 31, 2007
How to Win the Weight Battle
US News & World Report

August 30, 2007
Editorial: Public health costs of obesity justify strong action by California
San Jose Mercury News

August 30, 2007
Schools need to increase P.E. and encourage nutrition
Honolulu Star-Bulletin

August 30, 2007
Editorial: Battle of the bulge: from talk to action
Minneapolis Star-Tribune

August 28, 2007
A Heavy Burden for D.C. Kids
Washington Post

August 28, 2007
Mississippi tops in obesity study
Los Angeles Times

August 28, 2007
Americans getting ever fatter
Philadelphia Inquirer

August 28, 2007
Growth spurt: 24% of Illinoisans are obese
Chicago Sun Times

August 28, 2007
Obesity rates pop buttons
Dallas Morning News

August 28, 2007
Leanest state resting on its ever-swelling laurels
Rocky Mountain News

August 28, 2007
Illinois 14th in child obesity
Chicago Tribune

August 28, 2007
State Obesity Rates: Numbers Get Worse
Web MD

August 28, 2007
New Englanders continue to be less obese than other Americans
Associated Press

August 28, 2007
Georgia 14th in ranking of adult obesity
Atlanta Journal Constitution

August 28, 2007
Counting the Nation’s Obese
Wall Street Journal

August 27, 2007
Obesity Rates Climb in Most States
Associated Press

August 27, 2007
Report: National strategy needed to fight fat
CNN

August 7, 2007
Fulton Says Flu Vaccine Won't Be Late
Atlanta Journal Constitution

July 21, 2007
Security Choices: The Washington area should focus preparedness efforts on communications and hospitals.
Washington Post

July 20, 2007
New Pa. vaccine plant poised for pandemics
Philadelphia Inquirer

July 20, 2007
'What if?' campaign to prepare Coloradans
Rocky Mountain News

July 18, 2007
Planning for Epidemics Still Challenges U.S.
New York Times

July 18, 2007
White House issues 1-year status report on pandemic planning
CIDRAP News

July 18, 2007
US report card shows work ahead for bird flu plan
Reuters

July 17, 2007
HHS to give states $430 million for hospital preparedness
CIDRAP News

July 4, 2007
TB case not the worst form
Atlanta Journal Constitution

June 28, 2007
State health campaign must go beyond ads
Honolulu Advertiser

June 28, 2007
Schools taking lead on healthy living habits Obesity, nutrition part of education
Toledo Blade

June 7, 2007
Faith Takes a Front Seat in Planning for Flu Pandemic
Washington Post

June 7, 2007
Disease deemed LV threat
Las Vegas Review Journal

June 6, 2007
Congress to Hold TB Case Hearings
Associated Press

June 5, 2007
Where Were the CDC Planes?
ABC News

June 3, 2007
Pandemic: California is out front in trying to prepare for disaster
Sacramento Bee

June 3, 2007
TB case lands in bureaucracy web
Atlanta Journal Constitution

May 30, 2007
New Catalog Targets Plus-Size Market
Associated Press

May 28, 2007
CDC rarely uses costly leased jets
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May 25, 2007
Congress cut pandemic funds before passing spending bill
CIDRAP News

May 21, 2007
New Ag Legislation Introduced in Congress
The Farmer

May 6, 2007
Tobacco regulation a step toward better health
The Star-Ledger

May 4, 2007
U.S. Issues Guidelines on Use of Face Masks in Flu Outbreak
New York Times

May 4, 2007
Will face masks help if super-flu strikes?
Associated Press

April 27, 2007
State could lose flu treatments
Palm Beach Post

April 26, 2007
Global jobs at CDC go unfulfilled
Atlanta Journal Constitution

April 18, 2007
Sanofi's Bird-Flu Vaccine Is Granted FDA Approval
Wall Street Journal

April 10, 2007
Obesity has risen dramatically in U.S., analysis shows
Indianapolis Star

April 5, 2007
Analysis: Emergency health plans that work
United Press International

April 3, 2007
78,472 pounds lost
Associated Press

April 1, 2007
Alabama in denial about its health?
Mobile Register

March 28, 2007
Editorial: False alarm rings bells
Philadelphia Inquirer

March 26, 2007
Editorial: Dollars, illness and deaths: Beyond suffering, influenza pandemic would cost Hoosiers billions.
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

March 23, 2007
Flu outbreak would rock Ind. economy
Indianapolis Star

March 23, 2007
Group: Pandemic could cost U.S. $683 billion;
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

March 23, 2007
Study: Flu outbreak in U.S. could spark reces
CNN

March 22, 2007
Bird Flu Could Hit Tourist Areas Hardest
Associated Press

March 22, 2007
Report: Bird flu may kill 22,000 Kansans
Associated Press

March 22, 2007
Nebraska could lose billions to bird flu
Associated Press

March 22, 2007
Report details bird flu effects
Wichita Eagle

March 22, 2007
Bird flu pandemic estimated to kill 47,000
Associated Press

March 18, 2007
States Push Online Fitness Programs
Associated Press

March 14, 2007
Bill to require week of paid sick leave
UPI

February 17, 2007
Worth the Weight
Wall Street Journal

February 7, 2007
U.S. overdue for bird flu, experts warn
United Press International

February 6, 2007
U.S. companies prepare for worst in bird flu plans
Reuters

February 6, 2007
W.Va. offer programs to reduce obesity
Associated Press

February 5, 2007
Hospitals Unprepared for Pandemic Surge
ABC News

February 2, 2007
States Urge More U.S. Guidance, Aid for Pandemic-Flu Response
Bloomberg News

February 1, 2007
New bird-flu plan advises when to close schools
Reuters

February 1, 2007
U.S. Issues Guidelines in Case of Flu Pandemic
New York Times

January 31, 2007
Guide Urges Tiered Flu Oubreak Response
Associated Press

January 31, 2007
The great flu pandemic
USA Today

January 30, 2007
CDC memo cites anger, frustration
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

January 30, 2007
Analysis: Pandemic flu to hit poor hardest
UPI

January 27, 2007
Insurer ends IQ test for obesity surgery
The Tennessean

January 18, 2007
Millions for state health upgrades go unspent
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

January 11, 2007
Hospitals Want Better Coordination During Emergencies
The Washington Times

January 8, 2007
Pursuing Opportunities in a Healthy Industry
Chicago Tribune

December 29, 2006
Feds Detail Progress on Pandemic Preparedness
Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy

December 16, 2006
State Pandemic Preparations Vary Widely
Associated Press

December 15, 2006
When Disaster Strikes
Washington Post

December 13, 2006
Study: Maryland and D.C. Not Prepared for Health Emergencies
Washington Post

December 13, 2006
U.S. health system unprepared, report says
USA Today

December 13, 2006
Nation overall and most states unprepared for crisis
Atlanta Journal Constitution

December 13, 2006
Indiana still not fully prepared for health crises
Louisville Courier-Journal

December 13, 2006
State lags in health readiness survey
San Francisco Chronicle

December 12, 2006
Report shows US states underprepared for disaster
Reuters

December 12, 2006
Kansas well-prepared for public health crisis
Kansas City Star

December 12, 2006
Tennessee more prepared than most states for disaster
The Tennessean

December 12, 2006
Kansas ranks 2nd in disaster preparedness study
Associated Press

December 12, 2006
Study: U.S. Unprepared For Public Disaster
CBS News

December 12, 2006
State's bioterror planning needs more work
St. Paul Pioneer Press

December 12, 2006
Iowa ranks last in readiness for bioterror, pandemics
Des Moines Register

December 12, 2006
Report says most states still aren't prepared for major emergencies
McClatchy Newspaper

December 6, 2006
For mass-casualty preparedness, Congress should fund ‘ER One’
The Hill

December 5, 2006
Pandemic Preparedness: If and When the Time Comes
The Pew Charitable Trust Magazine

November 28, 2006
Adjusting to size
Wilmington News Journal

November 28, 2006
State sponsors fitness pep talk
Indianapolis Star

November 27, 2006
AMA to lead funding study to fight obesity
American Medical News

November 26, 2006
In crisis, not all patients treated equally
Raleigh News & Observer

November 23, 2006
Walk it off? Not likely
Raleigh News & Observer

November 23, 2006
Today of all days, think about healthful eating habits
Orlando Sentinel

November 21, 2006
A Russian roulette of food poisoning in American states
Scripps Howard News Service

November 20, 2006
Health labs ill-prepared for bioterror attack
Scripps Howard News Service

September 25, 2006
Kansas governor part of fitness initiative, concerned about PE
Kansas City Star

September 19, 2006
Kids Health Foods Build Strong Business Bodies
Business Week

September 14, 2006
Food industry shares blame for obesity
San Jose Mercury News

September 8, 2006
Exodus, morale shake CDC
Atlanta Journal Constitution

September 8, 2006
The Slenderized Governor, With Advice to Share
New York Times

August 31, 2006
Obesity Numbers Grow Larger
Kansas City Star

August 31, 2006
The Fat of the Land is in the South
Atlanta Journal Constitution

August 31, 2006
Waists Widen in South
New York Times

August 30, 2006
American Waistlines Grow, Especially in Southern States
Los Angeles Times

August 30, 2006
The Latest Word on The Fat of the Land
Washington Post

August 30, 2006
Weight of our state: 14th fattest
Raleigh News & Observer

August 9, 2006
Deadly July Heat Is Taken as a Warning
Los Angeles Times

August 9, 2006
States scrape up bird flu drug funds
USA Today

August 5, 2006
WIC could add fruit, vegetables, grains to food list
Montgomery Advertiser

August 1, 2006
'Nation's doctor' denied 2nd-term appointment
Atlanta Journal Constitution

July 29, 2006
Experts say don’t ignore shots
Ft. Worth Star-Telegram

July 27, 2006
Big gain foreseen in bird-flu vaccine
Philadelphia Inquirer

July 27, 2006
Bird flu vaccine promising
Baltimore Sun

July 26, 2006
Officials decry private flu drug deals
San Francisco Chronicle

July 10, 2006
How to fight a pandemic
Las Vegas Sun

June 19, 2006
More and more workplaces are serving nutritious canteen fare.
Los Angeles Times

June 14, 2006
Health Report Ranks States
Kansas City Star

June 14, 2006
Report: Fla. last in U.S. health funds
Miami Herald

June 14, 2006
State's health funding faulted
Dallas Morning News

May 24, 2006
Most Cities, States Not Ready for Flu Pandemic
USA Today

May 16, 2006
Rising Diabetes Threat Meets a Falling Budget
New York Times

May 13, 2006
Flu Preparedness Would Make State a Leader
Los Angeles Times

May 10, 2006
Philadelphia Reveals Pandemic Flu Action Plan
Philadelphia Inquirer

May 8, 2006
Experts Fear Bird Flu Movie May Spur Panic
Reuters

May 4, 2006
Flu Plan Calls for Limited Federal Role
New York Times

May 4, 2006
Bird Flu Plan Lacks a Key Detail
USA Today

May 4, 2006
Bird Flu Would Ravage U.S., White House Warns
Los Angeles Times

May 3, 2006
Flu Plan Assumes Dire Risk
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May 3, 2006
U.S. Flu Report Predicts Chaos
USA Today

May 1, 2006
Are We Ready?
U.S. News & World Report

April 28, 2006
Masks Might Not Stop Bird Flu
Associated Press

April 17, 2006
State Not Ready for a Flu Crisis
Los Angeles Times

April 3, 2006
How Disaster-Ready Are We?
Time

March 30, 2006
Scientists Watching Poultry for Flu
Greenville News (SC)

March 14, 2006
Bird Flu Strain Expected to Land in U.S. This Year
Los Angeles Times

March 9, 2006
A Stronger Health Department Rises From 9/11 Attacks
Washington Post

March 7, 2006
Region's Flu Season Has Been a Mild One
Philadelphia Inquirer

March 7, 2006
Experts Debate Usefulness of Face Masks
Associated Press

February 28, 2006
Encourage Sick Leave In Flu Pandemic, Firms Urged
Reuters

February 27, 2006
Plano Ponders Flu Pandemic Response
Dallas Morning News

February 21, 2006
Have We Learned Our Lessons About Pandemics
USA Today

February 14, 2006
Bush Budget Would Cut Popular Health Programs
Washington Post

February 12, 2006
Prepping to Fight a Deadly Flu
Dallas Morning News

February 7, 2006
Highlights from Administration Plan
USA Today

February 6, 2006
States and Cities Lag in Bird Flu Readiness
New York Times

February 5, 2006
Budget Reflects Competition for Money
New York Times

February 2, 2006
Pandemic Readiness is All Local
USA Today

January 19, 2006
Obese Weigh Risks, Choose the Scalpel
Detroit News

January 12, 2006
Just-in-Time Inventories Make U.S. Vulnerable in a Pandemic
Wall Street Journal

January 3, 2006
Among the Best: S.C. Well-prepared for Medical Crisis
The State (SC)

December 20, 2005
Bird Flu Bill Slammed as Loophole for Drugmakers
Los Angeles Times

December 16, 2005
We Can Prevent a Health Crisis
Philadelphia Inquirer

December 7, 2005
U.S. Not Prepared For Bio Threats
CBS News

December 7, 2005
States aren't Ready for Major Disaster or Attack, Group Says
Knight Ridder

December 7, 2005
Crisis Plans Found Lacking
Sacramento Bee

December 6, 2005
U.S. Unprepared for Disaster, Study Finds
Reuters

December 4, 2005
Businesses Prepare for Nightmare Flu Outbreak
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

November 21, 2005
U.S. Think Tank Details Steps to Contain Bird Flu
USA Today

November 17, 2005
Avian Flu: Execs Think the Unthinkable
BusinessWeek

November 9, 2005
Health Advocates Push for Local Flu Aid
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

November 6, 2005
A Hospital Plan for Pandemics
Washington Post

November 2, 2005
Bush Outlines $7.1B Flu-Fighting Strategy
Associated Press

November 2, 2005
What Will Happen if the Flu Comes to a Bird Near You?
USA Today

November 1, 2005
Can We Outsmart Avian Flu?
USA Today

November 1, 2005
Bush Unveils $7.1 Billion Bird Flu Strategy
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

October 21, 2005
Roche to Help Generic Companies Increase Flu Drug Production
Los Angeles Times

October 18, 2005
Roche Promises New Plant for Bird Flu Drug
Associated Press

October 14, 2005
Administration Mobilizes to Prepare U.S. Against Possible Pandemic
Knight Ridder Newspapers

October 11, 2005
Officials Race to Head Off a Bird Flu Pandemic
USA Today

October 7, 2005
Bush Presses Vaccine Makers on Bird Flu
Associated Press

October 3, 2005
U.S. Rushes to Finish Influenza Pandemic Plan
Los Angeles Times

September 26, 2005
Docs in Training Miss Bioterror Diagnoses
Associated Press

September 23, 2005
Once Obscure Flu Drug Now Center of International Clamor
Associated Press

September 16, 2005
Sanofi Gets $100 Million Contract from U.S. for Avian Flu Vaccine
Wall Street Journal

September 9, 2005
A Hot Zone In The Heartland
Business Week

August 25, 2005
U.S. People Getting Fatter, Fast
BBC News

August 24, 2005
Obesity Rate Is Nearly 25 Percent, Group Says
New York Times

August 23, 2005
Obesity Rates Up in Most States
Associated Press

August 23, 2005
U.S. Obesity Rates on Rise -- Report
Reuters

August 15, 2005
Bird Flu Battle on Horizon
Sacramento Bee

August 8, 2005
Flu Pandemic: Seattle at Risk (Part II)
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

August 7, 2005
Flu Pandemic: Deadly Forecast (Part I)
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

August 1, 2005
Cities Fret Over How to Quickly Deliver Vaccines
USA Today

July 25, 2005
Will We Be Ready?
Los Angeles Times

July 14, 2005
Homeland Security Chief Plans Overhaul
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

July 5, 2005
Pa. Flu-Shot Plant Draws New Interest
Philadelphia Inquirer

July 1, 2005
Are We Prepared if Avian Flu Hits?
Kansas City Star

June 26, 2005
U.S. Chastised on Flu Preparedness
Oakland Tribune

June 24, 2005
Flu Pandemic Could Kill Half Million in U.S.-Report
Reuters

June 24, 2005
Group Estimates Potential Flu Death Toll
Associated Press

June 10, 2005
Editorial: Work to Shed "Fattest" Label
Montgomery Advertiser

June 6, 2005
Editorial: Containing a Flu Outbreak Congress: Devise a plan
Philadelphia Inquirer

May 21, 2005
Lack of Vaccine Raises Fear of Potential Bird Flu Pandemic
Kansas City Star

May 19, 2005
PA Has a Flu Plan -- But It's Top Secret
Philadelphia Inquirer

May 12, 2005
CDC: More State Scientists in Place to Handle Bioterrorism, not Other Areas
Associated Press

May 2, 2005
Crisis vs. Chronic: Paying the Price of Public Health
American Medical News

April 19, 2005
The Pyramid is Not Enough
NPR.org

March 28, 2005
Pennsylvania Unready for Terrorism
Philadelphia Inquirer

March 23, 2005
Unbuilt Public Health Lab a Linchpin in State's Readiness for Bioterrorism
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

March 23, 2005
Experts Say PA Still Vulnerable to Bioterrorism
Philadelphia Inquirer

March 15, 2005
Exercise Challenge Sees Lawmakers Step Up to the Plate
Salt Lake City Tribune

March 1, 2005
Bioterror Planning Detailed
Sacramento Bee

February 23, 2005
Health Departments Said Unprepared for Crisis
Associated Press

February 7, 2005
City Weighs Plans to Deliver Medicine to Public After Attack
New York Times

February 6, 2005
CDC Cuts Could Hurt Bioterror Effort
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

February 5, 2005
Bush Budget Calls for Cuts in Health Services
New York Times

February 1, 2005
Party Plans Probe Over Funds
Los Angeles Times

January 28, 2005
Biowasteful Spending?
Sacramento Bee

January 26, 2005
Why Florida is No. 1 in Bioterror Readiness
Christian Science Monitor

January 25, 2005
Generation O: Arizona Looks to Get Your Kids Slim, Healthy
Arizona Republic

January 24, 2005
State Lags in Bioterror Preparation
Sacramento Bee

January 12, 2005
Government Urges Most Americans to Cut Calories
Associated Press

December 18, 2004
Region Unable to Counter Biological Hit, Study Says
New York Times

December 15, 2004
States Still Struggling to Prepare for Bioterrorism
USA Today

December 15, 2004
States Not Ready for Bioterror Attacks
Associated Press

December 15, 2004
Bioterror Preps Still Fall Short
CBS News

December 14, 2004
U.S. Bioterror Guard 'Low'
Financial Times

December 14, 2004
State Leads in Bioterror Precautions
Orlando Sentinel

December 8, 2004
Medicare Costs to Go Up as Obese Americans Age
Houston Chronicle

November 8, 2004
U.S. Unprepared Despite Progress, Experts Say
Washington Post

November 1, 2004
The Flu Shot Fiasco
Newsweek

October 21, 2004
CDC Urged to Rein in Obesity Now
USA Today

October 20, 2004
Experts: U.S. Can't Handle Pandemic
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

October 20, 2004
The Longer View: The Press Wrestles with the Politics of the Flu
Columbia Journalism Review

October 12, 2004
Candidates Work Only the Edges of Health Care Crisis, Critics Say
Newhouse News Service

October 5, 2004
Flu Shot Shortage Looms
CNN Money

September 20, 2004
Cancer Group's Forum Brings Concerned Residents Together
Sierra Vista Herald

September 16, 2004
The Cancer Battle: Twin Forums this Weekend in Tucson and Sierra Vista Focus on Childhood Leukemia
Tucson Weekly

September 15, 2004
Kids Left Vulnerable to Terrorism, Child Advocates Say
Newhouse News Service

September 14, 2004
Officials Trying to Reduce Holes in Security Net
USA Today

September 11, 2004
Medical Reserve Corps Organizing Volunteers in Case of a Disaster
Dayton Daily News

August 30, 2004
Parents Take Wrong Turn By Avoiding Vaccinations
The Florida Times-Union

August 26, 2004
Report Seeks More Federal Support for Childhood Vaccinations
GovExec.com

August 25, 2004
Fears of Parents Keep Children from Vaccines
National Public Radio

August 24, 2004
Many Preschoolers Not Vaccinated On Time
UPI

July 29, 2004
'It's Going to be a Disaster'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

July 15, 2004
U.S. Congress Passes Bioshield
Global Security Newswire

July 2, 2004
Report Faults West Nile Response
Scripps Howard News Service

July 2, 2004
Bad West Nile Season Expected
The Indianapolis Star

July 2, 2004
States Brace For Another Bout With West Nile Virus
Stateline

June 1, 2004
State Bioterror Fund Shift to Cities Gets Nod
Reuters

May 27, 2004
Cities to Get More Anti-Terror Funds
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May 25, 2004
Bioterrorism Funding May be Diverted from States
Associated Press

May 21, 2004
HHS Wants to Shift Bioterror Funds
Washington Post

May 20, 2004
Senate Approves $5.6 Billion for 10-Year 'Bioshield' Project
Los Angeles Times

May 10, 2004
The Next Big Thing: Public Health's Biggest Concerns
American Medical News

April 29, 2004
U.S. Overhauls Bioterror Plan
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

April 22, 2004
Lag in Disease Prevention Funding Costs Lives, Public Health Experts Agree
Newhouse News Service

April 5, 2004
Ageless Satchel Paige-A Health Nut Pioneer?
Newhouse News Service

March 17, 2004
Ohio Wants Computers to Track Deadly Diseases
The Cleveland Plain Dealer

March 15, 2004
FAMU Program at Full Speed
The Tallahassee Democrat

March 1, 2004
Ohio's Germ Defense: Locals to Hear State Official
Cincinnati Enquirer

February 3, 2004
How Safe Are We, Really?
NBC Nightly News

January 29, 2004
Public Health Coalition Calls for Increased Federal Spending
GovExec

January 27, 2004
Are We Ready for the Pandemic Flu?
CBS 2, New York

January 13, 2004
Birth Defects Registry: Ohio Takes Halting Steps to Create Birth Defects Database
Akron Beacon Journal

January 10, 2004
Group Criticizes Public Health Leadership as Piecemeal, Haphazard
National Journal

January 8, 2004
Lack of Public Health Workers Puts All Pennsylvanians at Risk
Philadelphia Inquirer

December 22, 2003
Bioterror Emergency: Texas and Other States Aren't Well Prepared
Dallas Morning News

December 21, 2003
Worry About Nation's Readiness for Flu Pandemic
AP

December 16, 2003
Bolster Georgia's Defenses Against Health Emergencies
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

December 12, 2003
Bioterror Preparedness Still Lacking, Health Group Concludes
The Washington Post

December 12, 2003
Bioterrorism Preparedness is Criticized
AP

December 11, 2003
Report: $2b Hasn't Stopped Gaps in Bioterror Readiness
USA Today

December 11, 2003
Study: States Unprepared for Health Emergencies
Reuters

November 7, 2003
Smallpox Immunization Program Stalls
National Journal

October 28, 2003
Sharing Cancer Data is Vital
The Statesman Journal

October 21, 2003
State Cancer Registry Gets a 'B,' Advice
Palm Beach Post

October 15, 2003
Minorities Shun Flu Shots
Newhouse News Service

October 12, 2003
U.S. Bioterror Plans Ripped
New York Daily News

October 6, 2003
Maine's Cancer Registry Faulted
Portland Press Herald

October 5, 2003
Tracking Cancer Cases is Vital to Public Health
The Tennessean

October 3, 2003
Prop. 54 Hurts War on Cancer
Ventura County Star

September 29, 2003
Advocacy Group Gives State's Cancer Tracking System a 'D'
The Tennessean

September 25, 2003
Lag Noted in Cancer Reporting
Las Vegas Review-Journal

September 24, 2003
Study: Alabama Not Tracking Cancer Rates with Potential Causes
Birmingham News

September 8, 2003
America is safer since Sept. 11, but how much?
Raleigh News & Observer

September 7, 2003
Don't Drop Your Guard, America
News Tribune (Tacoma, WA)

August 17, 2003
Groups: U.S. Not Ready for Virus
El Paso Times

August 6, 2003
U.S. Responds Poorly to Animal-Borne Ills, Report Finds
Orlando Sentinel

August 6, 2003
Report: Efforts to Fight Animal-Borne Disease Lag
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

August 5, 2003
Better Policies Urged on Animal-Borne Diseases
Reuters Health

August 4, 2003
A Train Wreck Waiting to Happen
Hartford Courant

July 31, 2003
Report: Laboratories Unprepared for Chemical Attack
GovExec

July 10, 2003
Leveraging The Nation's Anti-Bioterrorism Investments
Health Affairs

July 7, 2003
Bioterror Staffing Called Inadequate
NBC Nightly News

June 27, 2003
Editorial: Amplify the Fight Against Terrorism
Kansas City Star

June 16, 2003
Scientists Say Tungsten Probably Isn't Behind Cancer
Reno Gazette-Journal

June 9, 2003
Chemical terrorism; Industry, agencies unprepared to prevent or respond to it
The Charlotte Observer

June 4, 2003
Readiness for Chemical Attack Criticized
The Washington Post

May 21, 2003
SARS Deaths Predicted Within the U.S.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May 12, 2003
SARS Battle Strains U.S. Health System
Newsday