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TFAH & Monitor Deloitte: Supporting Healthy Communities- Rethinking the Funding Approach

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-08-15

Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and Monitor Deloitte released published a new article, Supporting Healthy Communities: How Rethinking the Funding Approach Can Break Down Silos and Promote Health and Health Equity. The paper discusses a potential solution to bridge community partners and government agencies in joint prevention efforts aimed at addressing social factors of health.

New CDC Tools on the Over-prescribing of Opioids

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-08-15

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released several new articles and tools on the over-prescribing of opioids, including interactive maps that show prescribing rates by state and county. This data lets individuals see exactly what is happening in the county where they live.

Visit the CDC webpage to view more information and data on the opioid epidemic. Data available includes:

New CDC Zika Resources

Published Date: 
Wed, 2017-08-09

 

New CDC Zika Resources

Travel Counseling Guide for Pregnant Women: This guide provides recommendations for providers counseling pregnant women who are considering travel to areas with risk of Zika. It includes recommendations from CDC’s updated interim guidance and talking points to cover during discussions with patients.

American Academy of Pediatrics Webinar: The Impact of Zika Virus on Vision and Hearing

Published Date: 
Wed, 2017-08-09

The American Academy of Pediatrics is hosting a webinar, Beyond the Basics: The Impact of Zika Virus on Vision and Hearing, on Tuesday, September 5th at 1:00pm ET. This webinar series will explore the other impacts of Congenital Zika Virus Syndrome (CZVS) beyond microcephaly including vision and hearing abnormalities in infants. Evolving research has discovered that these abnormalities can emerge after birth with a wide range of severity.

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