This is the title of a recent article in Preventing Chronic Disease.
From the abstract: "We researched easily accessible and time-efficient tools for implementing an evidence-based public health (EBPH) approach to improve population health. Several tools have been developed to meet EBPH needs, including free online resources in the following topic areas:
A lot of great tools are listed - some I've used myself in teaching. You should check it out! A selection of featured tools includes:
COS Funding Opportunities is a directory of available funds, grants, fellowships, awards and other types of funding throughout the world. Includes sponsors from the public and private sector; local, state and national governments; and societies and corporations.
COS Funding Opportunities allows you to refine your search by:
This morning brought news of the Supreme Court's ruling upholding (most of) the Affordable Care Act. Here's a link to the ruling:
And here's a list of various statements on the ruling:
The above was first posted on the Wellness and Prevention Health Reform Digest email alert
Come hear a panel of UC Berkeley experts assess impacts of Supreme Court health law ruling. Details here.
WHEN: 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, July 2
WHERE: Room 132, UC Berkeley Law School, South Addition, located at the corner of Piedmont Avenue and Bancroft Way.
WHO: UC Berkeley public policy professor John Ellwood, also the director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation?s Scholars in Health Policy Research program at UC Berkeley and UCSF, will moderate the panel. Panelists will include:
On May 23, 2012, the University of California, San Francisco becomes the first UC campus to implement an open access policy. Under the proposed open access policy, UCSF faculty will make electronic versions of their scientific articles freely available to the public via an open-access repository such as eScholarship. The vote by the UCSF faculty senate was unanimous, making UCSF the largest scientific institution and the first public university to adopt an open-access policy. In February 2008, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences were the first university of adopt an open access policy. Since then, dozens of other universities worldwide have adopted institutional open access policies.
Meantime, a discussion of a UC systemwide open access policy is under discussion by representatives to the UC Academic Senate Committee on Libraries and Scholarly Communication. Read more: UC Open Access Policy Proposal.
This post originally appeared in the UCB Scholarly Communication News at Berkeley blog.
U.S. health officials on Wednesday, May 16, lowered the threshold for what's considered lead poisoning in young children.
The change by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reduces the definition of lead poisoning from 10 micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood to 5 micrograms.
The CDC's action is the first time in 20 years that the level for acceptable levels of lead in the bloodstream have been adjusted.
More information in the news release from the US Office of Minority Health.