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June 27 news: National HIV Testing Day, Zika, chocolate

Check out today's public health news on Monday, June 27, 2016.

June 24 news: APHA on gun storage, occupational health and California studying gun violence

Check out today's public health news on Friday, June 24, 2016.
APHA: Senate ‘missed another opportunity’ to prevent gun violence

APHA: Senate ‘missed another opportunity’ to prevent gun violence

On Monday, the U.S. Senate voted on four measures to address the gun violence epidemic — which kills or injures more than 100,000 people in the U.S. each year. Each time, the Senate voted down commonsense legislation.

June 17 news: 3 ways you can prevent gun violence, Zika response, gay blood donors

Check out today's public health news on Friday, June 17, 2016.

June 16 news: Tell Congress to pass measures to reduce gun violence, coffee, new contagions

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, June 16, 2016.
APHA roundtable: Less talk, more action to improve men’s health

APHA roundtable: Less talk, more action to improve men’s health

One half of APHA’s mission is to achieve equity in health status. Last week, its fourth annual Men’s Health Roundtable tackled one notable inequity — men’s health outcomes compared to women’s — and action steps to overcome it.

June 15 news: National Men’s Health Week, opioid use, hot drinks ‘probably carcinogenic’

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.
APHA expresses sincere condolences after Orlando shootings, urges commonsense solutions

APHA expresses sincere condolences after Orlando shootings, urges commonsense solutions

APHA expressed its sympathies for those affected by the shootings and its dismay over the tragic epidemic of gun violence affecting our nation.

June 14 news: Clinton vs Trump on health, Supreme Court on air pollution regulation, blood donations for Orlando victims

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, June 14, 2016.
APHA: 2017 Labor-HHS bill has positives but cuts vital funding

APHA: 2017 Labor-HHS bill has positives but cuts vital funding

APHA called the fiscal year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services funding bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday a necessary step forward in the process, but bemoaned more cuts to federal public health agencies.
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June 10 news: Cigarette smoking for high schoolers at historic low, Zika map, assisted suicide

Check out today's public health news on Friday, June 10, 2016.