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:
- Holiday Season Stress Free November/December 2013
- The Importance of 60 Minutes or More of Daily Physical Activity September/October 2013
- A Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease March/April 2013
- The Million Hearts Initiative: Progress in Preventing Heart Attacks and Strokes November/December 2012
- 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
- Oral Health Care for People Living with HIV/AIDS Supplement 2 2012
- Medication Adherence: Helping Patients Take Their Medicines as Directed Jan/Feb 2012
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.