Public Health Reports
Public Health Reports (PHR) is the official journal of the U.S. Public Health Service. Published since 1878, PHR has been one of the public health community's key information resources in the field of public health. PHR is a peer-reviewed journal bi-monthly--six issues offering articles in three main areas: public health practice, research, and viewpoints/commentaries.
Since 1999, PHR has been published by the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) through the Office of the Surgeon General. View the table of contents of recent issues or subscribe to the Public Health Reports .
Surgeon General's Perspectives
In each issue of PHR, the Surgeon General provides the "Surgeon General's Perspectives", which communicates important national public health issues. Here are the most recent 'Perspectives' from the Surgeon General:
- A New Surgeon General’s Report: Preventing Tobacco Use among Adolescents and Young Adults July/Aug 2012
- Raising Awareness of Viral Hepatitis: National Hepatitis Testing Day, May 19 May/June 2012
- Medication Adherence: Helping Patients Take Their Medicines as Directed Jan/Feb 2012
- The National Prevention Strategy: Shifting the Nation’s Health-Care System Nov/Dec 2011
- Public Health in Action: Give Mothers Support for Breastfeeding Sept/Oct 2011
- Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010: The Cornerstone of Nutrition Policy May/ June 2011
- Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Causes Immediate Damage: A Report of the Surgeon General March/April 2011
- An Important Time for Prevention Jan/Feb 2011
- Improving Health by Improving Health Literacy Nov/Dec 2010
- Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Public Health Challenge Sept/Oct 2010
- The Surgeon General’s Vision for a Healthy and Fit Nation July/Aug 2010
- Bone Health: Preventing Osteoporosis May/June 2010
- Oral Health: The Silent Epidemic March/April 2010
- A Message from the New Surgeon General Jan/Feb 2010
Archive of past Surgeon General’s Perspectives
The archive of past issues of Public Health Reports is available at the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.