Results of a Bridging the Gap study suggest that living in more-walkable communities is associated with reduced prevalence of adolescent overweight and obesity.
August 17, 2014 | Evaluation
This is an evaluation of the first year of implementation for Enroll America, a program that identifies newly eligible adults for enrollment in expanded health insurance coverage made possible by the Affordable Care Act.
June 17, 2014 | Issue Brief
This report estimated the effect of the ACA on 14 large and diverse cities: Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Indianapolis, Columbus, Charlotte, Detroit, Memphis, Seattle, Denver, Atlanta, and Miami.
January 10, 2014 | Program Results Report
Seventeen states continued their work in public health assessment, accreditation and quality improvement, sharing strategies with one another and with other states, and advanced the drive towards the public health accreditation.
December 16, 2013 | Story
Carl Schulman, MD, MPH, PhD, used a unique approach to study the reasons for elderly pedestrian injuries and created a behavioral intervention to prevent those accidents.
October 18, 2013 | Journal Article
Management is the core service that integrates and coordinates essential public health services.
October 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Public health has been strengthened through the success of the grassroots residential sprinkler movement; however, local action is hindered by state preemption.
July 17, 2013 | Program Results Report
The New York–based HealthCorps - cofounded by Dr. Oz of TV fame - placed a full-time coordinator in four schools with high percentages of minority, low-income students to tackle obesity by promoting good nutrition, exercise, and mental resilience.
June 13, 2013 | Program Results Report
Fresh Ideas was a targeted solicitation for proposals that aimed to give immigrants and refugees the tools and support they need to improve and maintain their own health.
June 11, 2013 | Program Results Report
The Cash & Counseling program created a cost-effective model of participant-directed services to improve the health of frail older adults and other people with disabilities and contributed to national policy change on participant-directed services.
June 10, 2013 | Program Results Report
The Caregiving Youth Project provided in-school and out-of-school support for middle-school and high-school students in Palm Beach County, Fla., caring for elderly, ill, or disabled household members.