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April 24 news: FDA proposes e-cigarette rules, public health and clinical care, marijuana effects

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, April 24, 2014.
APHA, Learning by Giving to award public health charity up to $20,000

APHA, Learning by Giving to award public health charity up to $20,000

To create the healthiest nation APHA believes it must “give with purpose,” and has joined a leading funder to create better philanthropic outcomes.

April 22 news: Health care for African-American men, gun violence research, AJPH study

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

April 18 news: UnitedHealth applauds marketplaces, immigrant nutrition, heart diseases among diabetics declining

Check out today's public health news on Friday, April 18, 2014.

April 17 news: Uninsured rates drop, e-cigarette injury jump, free drug samples

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Gallup: Fewer American adults are uninsured thanks to ACA

Gallup: Fewer American adults are uninsured thanks to ACA

On April 16 research released by Gallup brought good news: Fewer American adults are uninsured than before.
APHA Executive Director Benjamin one of Modern Healthcare’s top minority leaders

APHA Executive Director Benjamin one of Modern Healthcare’s top minority leaders

On April 12 APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, was named one of Modern Healthcare’s 2014 top minority executives in health care.

April 15 news: APHA on federal public health funding and Keystone, regulating e-cigarettes

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
APHA members: Be the healthiest nation in one generation

APHA members: Be the healthiest nation in one generation

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here are a collection of vignettes promoting Friday’s theme, “Be the healthiest nation in one generation.”
GW Dean Lynn Goldman: Students will build ‘better world for generations’

GW Dean Lynn Goldman: Students will build ‘better world for generations’

Milken Institute Dean Lynn Goldman spoke to APHA about the school’s vision for a healthier future and what Friday’s theme, “Be the healthiest nation in one generation,” means at the Milken Institute SPH.
APHA members: Eat well

APHA members: Eat well

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here are a collection of vignettes promoting Thursday’s theme, “Eat well.”
Q&A with FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg

Q&A with FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg

FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg spoke to Public Health Newswire about National Public Health Week, current FDA goals and how the U.S. can become the healthiest nation in one generation.