Hurricane Sandy tested the capabilities of the public health system, and public health officials responded in heroic fashion—keeping our communities safe and healthy before, through, and after storms like Hurricane Sandy.
Approximately 6.1 million Americans abuse or misuse prescription drugs. Since 1999, overdose deaths involving prescription painkillers have quadrupled and now outnumber those from heroin and cocaine combined.
Creating a Culture of Health
Every community needs the building blocks to give everyone the chance to make healthy choices, so we can all share in a culture of health.
April 2, 2012 | Video
Medicaid Leadership Institute Fellows Highlight Promising Practices
October 25, 2011 | Video, Story
This program provides an in-depth assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of each state's current Medicaid and CHIP enrollment and retention systems.
October 11, 2011 | Video
This short video explains how Medicaid will expand as a part of health reform.
March 29, 2007 | Video, Story
Keeping our nation's children healthy and better prepared to learn in school and succeed in life.