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June 29 news: Marriage equality featuring APHA’s Georges Benjamin, Michigan v. EPA, workplace injuries

Check out today's public health news on Monday, June 29, 2015.
APHA on King v. Burwell victory: ‘More than 6 million Americans breathe sigh of relief’

APHA on King v. Burwell victory: ‘More than 6 million Americans breathe sigh of relief’

Health insurance is here to stay for more than 6 million Americans.

June 26 news: King v. Burwell victory, marriage equality victory, iPhone addresses LGBT health

Check out today's public health news on Friday, June 26, 2015.
APHA roundtable: How to improve preconception care and family planning for boys and men

APHA roundtable: How to improve preconception care and family planning for boys and men

Yesterday, the third Annual Men’s Health Roundtable of public health experts came to APHA to explain why boys and men are not as healthy as they should be — and how we can turn the tide.
Get Ready with HUD's Warren Friedman: Making safe homes

Get Ready with HUD’s Warren Friedman: Making safe homes

APHA’s Get Ready campaign spoke with Dr. Warren Friedman, senior advisor to the director at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes, to learn more about making safe homes.
Brady Campaign’s Dan Gross on ASK Day: ‘Is there an unlocked gun in your house?’

Brady Campaign’s Dan Gross on ASK Day: ‘Is there an unlocked gun in your house?’

On ASK Day, Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence President Dan Gross urges parents to ask one vital question before sending their children over to play.
House subcommittee cuts public health in FY 2016 funding bill

House subcommittee cuts public health in FY 2016 funding bill

This week, the House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee announced its fiscal year 2016 funding bill. It did not look good for public health.

June 19 news: APHA disappointed in Labor-HHS funding bill, public health on gun laws, chocolate

Check out today's public health news on Friday, June 19, 2015.
CDC updates guidelines for MERS as outbreak continues

CDC updates guidelines for MERS as outbreak continues

As the MERS outbreak continues CDC released updated guidelines and information for health professionals on Thursday.
APHA’s Mighty Fine: Preventing sexual violence on college campuses

APHA’s Mighty Fine: Preventing sexual violence on college campuses

Public Health Newswire caught up with Mighty Fine, MPH, deputy director of APHA’s Center for Professional Development, to find out how public health is working right now to prevent sexual violence on college campuses.
Part II — Q&A with St. Louis County Department of Public Health Director Faisal Khan: Ferguson, civil unrest

Part II — Q&A with St. Louis County Department of Public Health Director Faisal Khan: Ferguson, civil unrest

Public Health Newswire spoke to APHA member Faisal Khan, director of the St. Louis County Department of Public Health, about the department's response to civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, as the one-year anniversary nears.
Part I — Q&A with St. Louis County Department of Public Health Director Faisal Khan: New name, new strategy

Part I — Q&A with St. Louis County Department of Public Health Director Faisal Khan: New name, new strategy

Public Health Newswire spoke to APHA member Faisal Khan, director of the St. Louis County Department of Public Health, about the new era of public health in his department and the value that APHA brings to his work — and health departments nationwide.