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Aug. 27 news: Global life expectancy, sleepy surgeons, bakery recall

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015.

Aug. 25 news: APHA members speak, dementia news, norovirus, diversity in fitness

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015.

Aug. 20 news: MERS vaccine, drug-resistant lice, friendship and depression

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015.
AJPH study: Police killings more likely in states with more gun owners

AJPH study: Police killings more likely in states with more gun owners

New research from the American Journal of Public Health investigated the impact of statewide gun ownership on the safety of police officers. Read on to learn what researchers found.

Aug. 18 news: Violent video games, heroin, West Nile Virus

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015.

Aug. 13 news: Ticks, hospital cleaning, chickenpox

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015.

Aug. 11 news: Diet Pepsi, southern diet, West Nile in MD

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015.
White House, EPA announce strong standards to reduce carbon pollution

White House, EPA announce strong standards to reduce carbon pollution

The recently announced Clean Power Plan will prioritize public health by reducing carbon pollution from power plants throughout the nation.

AJPH research addresses obesity, kindergarten social skills and LGBT biases in health care

Did you catch the latest public health findings from the American Journal of Public Health? Read on to hear the latest and check out what media outlets had to say about the new research.

Supreme Court rules against EPA toxic air standard

The Supreme Court ruled to block the EPA's toxic air standard stating that the EPA did not consider costs before planning its implementation. Read on to learn about the impacts this could have on health.
APHA, experts discuss climate and health at White House summit

APHA, experts discuss climate and health at White House summit

APHA engaged in a national dialogue yesterday at the White House Public Health and Climate Change Summit. Learn what health leaders have to say in the face of climate change's troubling impacts on health.

New report: Confronting climate change presents ‘greatest global health opportunity’

A new report outlines the health impacts of climate change, noting that they could undermine the past 50 years in health gains. Read on to learn about the immediate response needed globally to tackle climate change's effects.