Cases of tick-borne diseases rising rapidly in parts of US

Cases of tick-borne diseases rising rapidly in parts of US

The spread of dangerous ticks and other vectors such as mosquitoes in the U.S. is linked to climate change. Read more in this story from The Nation's Health.
APHA Billion Steps Challenge surpasses goal

APHA Billion Steps Challenge surpasses goal

Participants in APHA’s Billion Steps Challenge once again strode far past the goal.
Q&A with CDC Director Robert Redfield on the state of public health

Q&A with CDC Director Robert Redfield on the state of public health

Public Health Newswire interviewed CDC Director Robert Redfield, MD, on the state of public health and the agency’s plans for 2019.
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May 20 news: Environmental protections, WHO travel, opioid prescriptions, Pence and HHS, Facebook disease maps

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It is past time to act on the science to prevent childhood cancer

It is past time to act on the science to prevent childhood cancer

A guest post from APHA's Children's Environmental Health Topic Committee argues that in the absence of governmental action to protect children, there are steps we can take to minimize harmful exposures and reduce risks for kids.

May 13 news: Ebola attacks, e-cigarette advertising, vaccine exemptions, Norway public health, public option

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Climate and health leaders walk the walk in Washington

Climate and health leaders walk the walk in Washington

Health professionals and organizations gather for action on climate and health.

May 7 news: Heart failure, measles in Europe, hepatitis A in AZ, medical device safety, vaccine exemptions

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