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May 29 news: Preventive care, APHA photo contest, mental health for women

Check out today's public health news on Friday, May 29, 2015.
APHA's Vina HuLamm at World Health Assembly: A changing global health

APHA’s Vina HuLamm at World Health Assembly: A changing global health

APHA Global Health Manager Vina HuLamm — who attended the 68th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland — shared her takeaways with Public Health Newswire.

May 28 news: Vaccinate before traveling, HIV study, women and stroke

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, May 28, 2015.

May 15 news: APHA and ATSDR webinar on environmental health, mosquito-borne disease, vaccine exemptions

Check out today's public health news on Friday, May 15, 2015.
APHA Get Ready: Hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons

APHA Get Ready: Hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons

APHA's Get Ready campaign offers tips to prepare you for hurricanes, also known in different geographic areas as typhoons or cyclones.

May 13 news: Insurers must cover all birth control, FDA on blood donors, more fathers involved

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, May 13, 2015.
National Women’s Health Week: Find out how you can be healthy

National Women’s Health Week: Find out how you can be healthy

Find out how Miss Universe, Dear Abby, a WNBA star and the co-founder of “The Foundation to Increase Awesome” are supporting National Women’s Health Week.

May 11 news: HHS secretary on National Women’s Health Week, CDC on E. coli, Ebola-free Liberia

Check out today's public health news on Monday, May 11, 2015.
ASHA President Judith Page: Healthy use of technology for children

ASHA President Judith Page: Healthy use of technology for children

Two questions for you: Do you have young children who use tablets, smartphones or video game consoles? And do you know how this technology affects their communication — and their health?
Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen: Thinking creatively to protect communities

Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen: Thinking creatively to protect communities

In a conversation with APHA, Dr. Leana Wen explained the Baltimore City Health Department’s response to health emergencies after recent civil unrest.
The Nation’s Health: Public health joining with new partners to fight gun violence

The Nation’s Health: Public health joining with new partners to fight gun violence

Advocates are turning outside the public health world to stop gun violence in the U.S., as reported in the May 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.
Bill proposes minimum wage increase: ‘Too many people have too little’

Bill proposes minimum wage increase: ‘Too many people have too little’

The Raise the Wage Act, which would increase the minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $12 by 2020, has undeniable public health implications.