The Public Health Reports, September/October 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, Message from the Editor, 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 this issue include the following:
Surgeon General’s Perspectives
- Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties: Working with Local Elected Officials to Improve Community Food and Physical Activity Environments*
- Bottleneck or Magnifying Glass? Monitoring the Health-Care System’s Vital Signs through Emergency Departments*
- Suffer the Infants: A Severe Case of Pertussis in Oregon, 2012*
- Elevated Blood Lead Levels Among Fire Assay Workers and Their Children in Alaska, 2010–2011*
- Measuring Accreditation Activity and Progress: Findings from a Survey of Indiana Local Health Departments, 2013*
- Impact of the National School Lunch Program on Fruit and Vegetable Selection in Northeastern Elementary Schoolchildren, 2012–2013*
Public Health Evaluation
- Evaluation of a Community Health Worker Intervention to Reduce HIV/AIDS Stigma and Increase HIV Testing Among Underserved Latinos in the Southwestern U.S.*
Public Health Methodology
- Trends and Differences Among Three New Indicators of HIV Infection Progression*
- Transnational Record Linkage for Tuberculosis Surveillance and Program Evaluation*
- Children and Adolescents Unvaccinated Against Measles: Geographic Clustering, Parents’ Beliefs, and Missed Opportunities *
- Sex and Racial/Ethnic Differences in Premature Mortality Due to HIV: Florida, 2000–2009*
- Trends in HIV Testing Among U.S. Older Adults Prior to and Since Release of CDC’s Routine HIV Testing Recommendations: National Findings from the BRFSS*
- The Role of Adverse Event Reporting in the FDA Response to a Multistate Outbreak of Liver Disease Associated with a Dietary Supplement*
- Do Sexually Oriented Massage Parlors Cluster in Specific Neighborhoods? A Spatial Analysis of Indoor Sex Work in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California*
Law and The Public’s Health
From the Schools and Programs of Public Health
A Message from the Editor
*Subscriber based content. For full access to current content, visit the Public Health Reports website to subscribe.