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March 30 news: Tips From Former Smokers, most parents don’t know if kid is obese, coffee vs. liver cancer

Check out today's public health news on Monday, March 30, 2015.

March 25 news (County Health Rankings edition): How healthy are St. Louis, Northeast Ohio, New Jersey and others?

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.
RWJF’s Michelle Larkin discusses 2015 County Health Rankings

RWJF’s Michelle Larkin discusses 2015 County Health Rankings

Public Health Newswire caught up with RWJF Interim Vice President of Program Portfolios Michelle A. Larkin to discuss the 2015 County Health Rankings.
On ACA’s fifth anniversary, share your story with APHA

On ACA’s fifth anniversary, share your story with APHA

A fan of APHA’s Facebook page and commenter on one of our posts, Kansas resident Jenny Stronstad, shared her ACA story with Public Health Newswire.

March 23 news (Affordable Care Act edition): ACA turns 5, President Obama statement, 16.4 million have gotten insurance

Check out today's public health news on Monday, March 23, 2015.

March 11 news: IOM discusses population health, Burger King drops soda from kids menu, HIV/AIDS

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, March 11, 2015.
APHA to Supreme Court: Same-sex marriage bans harmful to nation’s health

APHA to Supreme Court: Same-sex marriage bans harmful to nation’s health

Marriage equality is a public health issue, APHA and Whitman-Walker Health wrote in an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court this week.
Get Ready: You’ve changed your clocks. Have you checked your stocks?

Get Ready: You’ve changed your clocks. Have you checked your stocks?

Daylights savings time began yesterday — and the biannual clock change is a perfect reminder to update, or create, your emergency stockpile before a health emergency occurs.

March 9 news: What ending health subsidies mean, EPA on wood stoves, sleep loss

Check out today's public health news on Monday, March 9, 2015.
Public health to Supreme Court in Twitter chat: #DontTakeMyCare

Public health to Supreme Court in Twitter chat: #DontTakeMyCare

Check out the top 10 #DontTakeMyCare tweets in a Twitter chat on the U.S. Supreme Court Case, King v. Burwell.
King v. Burwell oral arguments open today

King v. Burwell oral arguments open today

Affordable health nationwide is at stake today as oral arguments begin in King v. Burwell, the U.S. Supreme Court case that threatens the Affordable Care Act and entire U.S. health system.

March 4 news: King v. Burwell oral hearings today, CDC on crashes, e-cigarettes for minors

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, March. 4, 2015.