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Dec. 18 news: Shingles vaccine, longer lives, PPE makeover

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.

Dec. 16 news: APHA celebrates Vivek Murthy confirmation, drug-resistant malaria, indoor tanning

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014.

Dec. 11 news: Superbugs, state tobacco settlements, U.S. health rankings, raw milk

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.

Time Magazine picks Ebola fighters as its ‘person of the year’

In the midst of Ebola's largest outbreak to date, Time Magazine recognizes the front line health workers impacting lives globally.

Dec. 9 news: Malaria death rate, BPA risk, Vivek Murthy nomination

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014.

Dec. 3 news: Kansas, Missouri smoking rates, gay men and blood donations, healthy school lunch

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.

Dec. 2 news: HIV evolving, hospital stays, Obama and Ebola research

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014.

Nov. 25 news – FDA menu rules, Ebola survivor plasma, flu in FL

Check out the latest in public health for Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.

Study: Teens with disabilities at greater risk for obesity

APHA's Annual Meeting continues to churn out the latest findings in public health. Read on to learn about the obesity risk for teens with disabilities.

Nov. 18 news – Anti-smoking in MA, motorcycle helmets, cooking at home

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

Study: Greater likelihood to smoke among young people who frequent bars

The same week that New Orleans introduces smoke-free legislation, research presented at APHA's Annual Meeting investigates young bar-goers' use of tobacco products. Read on to see what they found.

Study: State laws might not help improve HPV vaccination rates

HPV vaccination rates remain low, but are state laws the best way to improve them? New research from APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting takes a close look.