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APHA, health advocates urge strongest possible ozone standards

APHA, health advocates urge strongest possible ozone standards

APHA and the American Lung Association conveyed a clear message yesterday: Even stronger air quality standards are required to protect the health of Americans.

Jan. 28 news: Measles, sugary drinks linked to earlier menstruation, Bill Gates on pandemics

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015.
National Public Health Week toolkit now online

National Public Health Week toolkit now online

Everything you need to help promote a healthy U.S. is now one click away, thanks to the 2015 National Public Health Week toolkit.

Jan. 26 news: APHA on food safety and climate, measles, WHO on health emergencies

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.
2015 State of the Union public health highlights: ACA, Ebola and more

2015 State of the Union public health highlights: ACA, Ebola and more

Paid sick leave. Reproductive care. Climate change. Ebola. And of course, the Affordable Care Act. President Barack Obama highlighted key public health issues last night in his 2015 State of the Union address last night.

Jan. 21 news: Calorie counts (AJPH study), e-cigarettes in New York, urban living, asthma

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.
One month left to get health coverage through ACA Marketplace

One month left to get health coverage through ACA Marketplace

Are you or your loved ones among the 1 in 8 Americans who don’t have health insurance? You can get covered right now, through the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Jan. 14 news: Universal flu vaccine, Ebola, e-cigarettes, Haiti

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015.
CDC's Frieden on Ebola: 'We are making real progress'

CDC’s Frieden on Ebola: ‘We are making real progress’

Yesterday in Washington, D.C., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden discussed late-breaking developments in the ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

Jan. 12 news: US unprepared for epidemics, heart health, Rob Lowe on aging parents

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015.

Jan. 7 news: Does cold weather lead to colds? Ebola quarantines, ACA

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015.
The Nation's Health: US surgeons general inspire passion for public health

The Nation’s Health: US surgeons general inspire passion for public health

Read more about six past U.S. surgeons general at the 142nd APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans in The Nation's Health January 2015 issue.