March 12, 2013
A steady job in safe working conditions can provide numerous benefits critical to maintaining proper health. On the flip side, job loss and unemployment is associated with a variety of negative health effects.
January 14, 2013
New Public Health
“Stable Jobs = Healthier Lives” tells a visual story on the role of employment in the health of our communities.
April 1, 2013
Many public health departments are unable to adequately support community health due to limited funding.
January 1, 2013
An estimated 77 percent of public health agencies in Ohio lose money enforcing the state’s smoke-free law.
September 1, 2011
The conditions in the communities where Americans live, learn, work and play also play an important role in people's ability to make those healthy choices.
November 1, 2010
This study represented 11 local health departments (LHDs) as groups of networks employees, tasks, and knowledge were points, or nodes within each network LHDs that appear structurally distinct likely share patterns of interactions among their organizational elements.
April 1, 2008
Local health departments face a mounting workforce crisis as they struggle to recruit, train and retain qualified workers to meet their communities' needs, according to a new study by the Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC). After the Sep ...
November 23, 2009
Initiative is developing evidence about the most effective ways of organizing, financing and delivering public health services.
July 1, 2006
This paper seeks to summarize current research into smoking cessation programs as well as to develop a strategic research agenda to focus future research on nurses' involvement in such programs. The authors reviewed information from researchers, cli ...
July 31, 2009
Program Result Report
In 2003, a team from UCLA School of Nursing launched Tobacco-Free Nurses, the first national effort created to help nurses quit smoking, provide resources to nurses who want to help their patients quit and promote tobacco control on the agenda of nursing organizations.