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July 22 news: Florida may have second non-travel Zika case, female smokers, ACA premiums

Check out today's public health news on Friday, July 22, 2016.
APHA President Camara Jones: We need a nationwide conversation on racism

APHA President Camara Jones: We need a nationwide conversation on racism

APHA President Camara Jones underscores the need for a robust national conversation on racism as a first step to creating a healthier nation.
APHA: 'Great disappointment' at lack of congressional funding for Zika

APHA: ‘Great disappointment’ at lack of congressional funding for Zika

Today marks the beginning of Congress' seven-week recess without any dedicated funding to protect Americans from the Zika virus infection.

July 15 news: Congress fails to pass Zika legislation, gonorrhea, OSHA provisions

Check out today's public health news on Friday, July 15, 2016.
APHA to Congress: Fund Zika prevention this week

APHA to Congress: Fund Zika prevention this week

APHA is strongly urging Congress to fund an appropriate Zika response this week before legislators leave for a seven-week recess.

July 8: Motor vehicle crashes, Zika funding, pregnancy exercise

Check out today's public health news on Friday, July 8, 2016.

July 1 news: APHA member on gun violence, APHA on Zika and poverty, Zika

Check out today's public health news on Friday, July 1, 2016.

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.