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Aug. 29 news: Ebola updates, most US babies get vaccinated, RWJF awards

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
APHA’s Benjamin again named one of health care’s most influential leaders

APHA’s Benjamin again named one of health care’s most influential leaders

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, is considered an impactful change agent in health care — right up there with the president and private sector CEOs.

Aug. 27 news: Community Health Advisor, Ebola treatment, Nintendo Wii

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
'One Key Question' to revolutionize reproductive, public health

‘One Key Question’ to revolutionize reproductive, public health

A public health movement in Oregon — where doctors query every woman of reproductive age — could make women and families healthier across the nation. It's called "One Key Question."

Aug. 25 news: AHA on e-cigarettes, Ebola drug victim, Sam’s Club recall

Check out today's public health news on Monday, August 25, 2014.
Want to make our nation healthier? Be creative

Want to make our nation healthier? Be creative

Ask yourself two questions: Are you a public health worker? And are you willing to try new things to make people healthier?
In public health, ‘our stories can save lives’

In public health, ‘our stories can save lives’

Paul Smith is not a public health expert. But he knows how to tell a story, and that’s why he was chosen to speak at the Eighth National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media this week in Atlanta.
The Nation's Health: 5 greater threats to American health than Ebola

The Nation’s Health: 5 greater threats to American health than Ebola

Check out five health threats more dangerous to Americans than Ebola in this Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.

Aug. 18 news: Public health budget, suicide study, Ebola, ALS

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.
5 ACA updates you should know about

5 ACA updates you should know about

This summer, ongoing implementation of the Affordable Care Act has resulted in a range of public health news. Here are five ACA updates you should know about.

Aug. 13 news: Health tips for college students, Ebola, colon cancer test

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.

Aug. 11 news: Tom Frieden, Georges Benjamin, Ebola

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014.