Local Action to End the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Can Save Lives, Protect Young People, and Promote Equity
May 17, 2022 17:11 ET | de Beaumont Foundation
Washington, D.C., May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — May 17, 2022 — As tobacco use remains a public health crisis — with more than 2 million young people reporting current...
National Survey: Public Health Professionals Pushed to Limit
March 29, 2022 07:00 ET | de Beaumont Foundation
Bethesda, Maryland, March 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than half of America’s public health workers report at least one symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a result of the...
de Beaumont Foundation Announces Launch of Leading Systems Change in Public Health: A Field Guide for Practitioners
January 19, 2022 08:00 ET | de Beaumont Foundation
Bethesda, Maryland, Jan. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic and deepening racial, health, and social inequities have shown us, we are living in an increasingly complex world....
New Report Outlines Immediate Action Needed to Hold Doctors Accountable for Spreading COVID-19 Disinformation
December 15, 2021 09:07 ET | de Beaumont Foundation
Bethesda, Maryland, Dec. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A report released today urges state medical licensing bodies to investigate doctors who are deliberately spreading misleading or false COVID-19...
Report: 37 of the 40 Largest U.S. Cities Earn National Medal for Prioritizing Community Health
December 07, 2021 01:20 ET | de Beaumont Foundation
Washington, D.C., Dec. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- America’s largest cities have reached a new milestone in public health: 37 out of the 40 largest U.S. cities (92.5%) received top marks for...
POLL: Learning the Health Risks of COVID-19 to Children Increases Parents' Likelihood to Vaccinate
November 10, 2021 09:04 ET | de Beaumont Foundation
Bethesda, Maryland, Nov. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than a quarter of parents of children age 5 to 11 (26%) say they have not yet decided if their child will get a COVID-19 vaccine, according...
New Study: Americans Who Get COVID-19 Information from Social Media Are More Likely to Believe Misinformation, Less Likely to Be Vaccinated
November 04, 2021 08:00 ET | de Beaumont Foundation
Bethesda, Maryland, Nov. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Americans who consider social media influential on their perceptions about COVID-19 and vaccines are far more likely than the general population...
de Beaumont Foundation Announces Launch of Cannabis: Moving Forward, Protecting Health
October 20, 2021 08:00 ET | de Beaumont Foundation
Bethesda, Maryland, Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As more state and local governments legalize cannabis, policymakers face creating regulatory systems with no public health input. To fill that...
de Beaumont Foundation Announces Launch of Public Health Under Siege: Improving Policy in Turbulent Times
October 13, 2021 08:45 ET | de Beaumont Foundation
Bethesda, Maryland, Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With decades of budget cuts, unprecedented harassment of public health professionals, and rising anti-science sentiment, the public health...
de Beaumont Foundation and Public Health National Center for Innovations Release First-of-its-Kind Estimate of Public Health Workers Required to Meet Nation's Basic Needs
October 07, 2021 11:27 ET | de Beaumont Foundation
Bethesda, Maryland, Oct. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Public health departments need approximately 80% more full-time equivalent positions (FTEs) just to meet basic health requirements, according to...