Global infectious disease expert David Heymann, MD, calls the Zika virus “among the most troubling developments of the early 21st century.” In a Q&A with Public Health Newswire, Heymann discusses a new Zika chapter for APHA's renowned disease manual and his outlook for the virus.
APHA champions efforts to help Americans live free of tobacco, the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. Today, we join World No Tobacco Day host World Health Organization in supporting this year’s theme, “Get ready for plain packaging.”
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Public Health Newswire spoke to National Health Law Program Staff Attorney Catherine McKee to understand the public health implications of Zubik v. Burwell and Medicaid access and coverage laws.
New research in the American Journal of Public Health shows that states with higher firearm ownership have higher rates of firearm-related suicides.
More than half of U.S. households have a pet. Here's why they're good for your health, courtesy of APHA's Storify.
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Read this blog from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, and Aetna Foundation President Garth Graham, MD, MPH, in its entirety in Health Affairs.
May 24 news: Gun ownership and suicide rates, challenges for premature infants, opioid prescriptions
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