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July 29 news: ACA benefiting millions, drought, e-cigarettes

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, July 29, 2015.
APHA, reproductive health advocates support Planned Parenthood in letter to Congress

APHA, reproductive health advocates support Planned Parenthood in letter to Congress

APHA, along with more than 90 organizations, signed onto a letter to House and Senate leadership in support of Planned Parenthood.
APHA on gun violence: ‘This is about how we keep people alive and safe’

APHA on gun violence: ‘This is about how we keep people alive and safe’

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, talked with British television program ITV News last week to discuss U.S. gun violence and why it's a public health issue.

July 17 news: APHA executive director on gun violence, American Journal of Public Health on obesity, kindergartners behavior

Check out today's public health news on Friday, July 17, 2015.
Get Ready Summer Safe: Getting ready for Lyme disease

Get Ready Summer Safe: Getting ready for Lyme disease

Lyme disease can cause serious symptoms, but with a few simple steps it’s easy to stay safe.

July 9 news: CVS Health quits Chamber of Commerce, female sex workers and partners, Ebola anniversary

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 9, 2015.

July 8 news: APHA executive director on gun violence prevention, Maine tobacco video series, Delaware bans e-cigarettes

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.

July 2 news: Climate change, Baltimore City health commissioner on food access, Ebola

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 2, 2015.
HHS: New resource for people with multiple chronic conditions

HHS: New resource for people with multiple chronic conditions

More than one in four Americans have multiple chronic conditions. Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released material specifically for them — and the people who care for them.
Get Ready: Prepare your community for a disaster with CERT training

Get Ready: Prepare your community for a disaster with CERT training

Learn about the importance of CERT training for emergency preparedness with APHA's Mighty Fine, MPH, deputy director of APHA’s Center for Professional Development, Public Health Systems and Partnerships.

June 29 news: Marriage equality featuring APHA’s Georges Benjamin, Michigan v. EPA, workplace injuries

Check out today's public health news on Monday, June 29, 2015.
APHA on King v. Burwell victory: ‘More than 6 million Americans breathe sigh of relief’

APHA on King v. Burwell victory: ‘More than 6 million Americans breathe sigh of relief’

Health insurance is here to stay for more than 6 million Americans.