The Public Health Reports, July/August 2015 issue is now live on www.publichealthreports.org. The official journal of the U.S. Public Health Service and the U.S. Surgeon General since 1878, PHR serves as an informative and accessible resource for practitioners, professors, scholars, and students of public health. Published in collaboration with the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), the bi-monthly, peer-reviewed journal provides important research and presents key discussions on the major issues confronting the public health community.
In every issue, the Surgeon Generals’ Perspective and From the Schools and Programs of Public Health articles are open for all to read. Each week, a different article will be featured and open for viewing to non-subscribers.
Articles in this issue include the following:
Surgeon General’s Perspectives
- Improving Population Blood Pressure Control for Brain and Heart Health *
- CDC’s Early Response to a Novel Viral Disease, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), September 2012–May 2014 *
Reports and Recommendations
- S. Public Health Service Recommendation for Fluoride Concentration in Drinking Water for the Prevention of Dental Caries *
- NVAC Statement of Support Regarding Efforts to Better Implement IIS-to-IIS Data Exchange Across Jurisdictions *
- The Future of IIS Cross-Jurisdictional Data Exchange *
- Drug Overdose Deaths: Let’s Get Specific *
- A Medicare-Associated Spike in U.S. Cancer Rates at Age 65, 2000–2010 *
Public Health Evaluation
- Tuberculosis Elimination Efforts in the United States in the Era of Insurance Expansion and the Affordable Care Act *
- Changes in Caries Experience, Untreated Caries, Sealant Prevalence, and Preventive Behavior Among Third-Graders in New York State, 2002–2004 and 2009–2012 *
- Water Intake by Outdoor Temperature Among Children Aged 1–10 Years: Implications for Community Water Fluoridation in the U.S. *
- Change in Population Characteristics and Teen Birth Rates in 77 Community Areas in Chicago *
- Correlates of Concurrent Sexual Partnerships Among Young, Rural African American Men *
Law and The Public’s Health
- Regulation of Information Technology in Behavioral Health *
From the Schools and Programs of Public Health
A Message from the Editor
Letters to the Editor *
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