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Feb. 8 news: White House responds to Zika, National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Flint

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National Public Health Week 2016: Join us!

National Public Health Week 2016: Join us!

Fact: We can create the healthiest nation in eight steps. Let our new National Public Health Week 2016 website show you how.

Feb. 5 news: APHA’s Benjamin on Zika, whooping cough, ADHD and obesity

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APHA Get Ready podcast: 'Zika preparedness' with APIC's Jill Holdsworth

APHA Get Ready podcast: ‘Zika preparedness’ with APIC’s Jill Holdsworth

You can protect yourself against Zika. Here's how, APIC's Jill Holdsworth tells APHA in its Get Ready podcast.
White House proposes $1.1 billion to stop prescription drug overdose and heroin use

White House proposes $1.1 billion to stop prescription drug overdose and heroin use

Yesterday, President Barack Obama proposed $1.1 billion in new mandatory funding to combat prescription opioid abuse.

Feb. 3 headlines: APHA pages on communicable disease and Zika, APHA member on gun violence, CDC on contraception

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Feb. 1 news: APHA on childhood lead poisoning and diabetes, Plan4Health

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Highway deaths are up roughly 8 percent. State adoption of safety laws lags.

Highway deaths are up roughly 8 percent. State adoption of safety laws lags.

More people are dying on U.S. roads, according to early results, but there has been less legislative activity in passing state auto and highway safety laws.

Jan. 29 news: Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws, submit abstract at APHA, Flint, Zika

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Jan. 27 news: CDC Tips From Former Smokers ads, pregnant women should get depression screenings, Flint

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Jan. 26 news: AJPH on Flint water crisis, Obama addresses solitary confinement for juveniles, Zika

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2015.

Jan. 20 news: APHA executive director on gun violence and public health for African-Americans, Zika guidelines for pregnant women

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016.