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.
June 15, 2010 | News Release, Video
West New York, New Jersey's Memorial High School earns first-ever Gold National Recognition Award from Alliance's Healthy Schools Program.
February 8, 2012 | Video, Presentation Material
A video series focusing on three diverse communities shows how this national program aims to reverse childhood obesity.
May 4, 2010 | Video
What should Latinos know-and do-about the childhood obesity epidemic?
July 1, 2009 | News Release, Video
Obesity rates increase in 23 states; report urges stronger response through health reform, national strategy.
May 6, 2008 | Video, Story
Connecting the worlds of video games and health, with positive results.
February 7, 2013 | Video, Infographic
Healthier products can contribute to a healthier bottom line for restaurant chains and food and beverage companies.
August 6, 2009 | News Release, Video
Alliance for a Healthier Generation honors 114 schools for creating healthier environments for students and staff.
New Report: Adult Obesity Rates Rise in 37 States, Obesity Rates Now Exceed 25 Percent in More Than Half of States
August 19, 2008 | News Release, Video
Rates increased for a second consecutive year in 24 states and for a third consecutive year in 19 states.
July 31, 2009 | Video
A Detroit elementary school transforms itself inside and laces up outside.
November 2, 2009 | Video, Story
They spoke at a summit organized by Leadership for Healthy Communities.