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Nov. 26 news: EPA ozone standards, Ebola, FDA calorie counts, HIV concerns in US

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014.

EPA proposes to decrease ozone’s harmful impacts

One day before Thanksgiving, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency extended public health its own thanks — and recognition — with a proposal to strengthen national air quality standards for ozone pollution.
The Nation's Health (Storify): Why we're thankful for public health workers

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Why we’re thankful for public health workers

Check out why APHA is thankful for public health workers in our Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
(Top 5) Media coverage at APHA 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans

(Top 5) Media coverage at APHA 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans

In case you missed it, here are five studies that earned news coverage from APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
The Nation's Health (Storify): APHA calls for a smoke-free Big Easy

The Nation’s Health (Storify): APHA calls for a smoke-free Big Easy

Check out why APHA is calling for a smoke-free New Orleans in a Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.

Nov. 24 news: Public Health Thank You Day, Ebola in Italy, cooking at home

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014.

Study: New Orleans supermarket access improved since Hurricane Katrina

After Hurricane Katrina, lower-income New Orleans residents lost access to supermarkets. That access has completely returned in the past seven years, according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

Study: C-sections associated with high income, few minorities, less education

And according to research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Americans are more likely to have C-sections if they have high household incomes, live in areas with fewer minorities and have a below-average education.

Nov. 19 news from APHA Annual Meeting: Eating wild meals dangerous, soft drinks, alcohol

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014.

Study: Alcohol tax increases improve economy, reduce effects of excessive alcohol consumption

Did you know that alcohol taxes are good for health — and the economy?

Study: Distrust of health workers made Ebola worse

Could the Ebola outbreak have been stopped earlier in Guinea? There's a strong possibility, according to one reseacher presenting today at the American Public Health Association's 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

Nov. 17 news: All new science at APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.