Flu vaccine is already available from many health care providers in our state, in plenty of time to be ready for flu season.
A prospective study of weight training and risk of Type 2 diabetes in men has found that weight training was associated with a significantly lower risk.
The 2011 CDC map detailing adult obesity prevalence for all U.S. states based on Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data is now available.
The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2012 Frankie Awards.
Haga una selección saludable de alimentos sin sacrificar las comidas que tanto le gustan
Making Healthy Food Choices without Giving Up the Traditional Foods You Love
(Reuters) - Just as music and lighting can influence what shoppers buy, toning down the tunes and dimming the lights in a fast food restaurant can help diners enjoy their meal more and eat less, according to a U.S. study.
CDC Vital Signs reports on a single, compelling public health topic each month. This CDC fact sheet focuses on uncontrolled high blood pressure and the numerous opportunities to treat this serious health risk.
Do you have an idea for improving health in rural communities?
American Diabetes Association’s Safe at School campaign
A Program Guide for Public Health: Partnering with Pharmacists in the Prevention and Control of Chronic Diseases
Featured Lifestyle Coach Training July 2012
The Latino Health Forum is an event dedicated to the exchange of innovative ideas, best practices and the advancement of Latino health.
The Wall Street Journal's Health Blog explores the need for diabetes prevention.
ADA Walk 9-29-12
The National Diabetes Education Program is beginning to develop a 5-year strategic plan to guide its efforts for 2014 through 2019. As part of this activity, the NDEP will develop 5-year goals and strategies and establish an annual review of progress.
The next opportunity to join the nationwide Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative (PSPC) is coming this fall.
The Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan-Washington State (PCIP-WA) is the temporary federal high risk pool created as part of the new federal health reform law, the Affordable Care Act.
The Washington State Quitline resumed providing services to all adults living in the state on July 27. Anyone wanting to quit using tobacco is eligible to have at least one call of quit coaching.