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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.

Study: Cooking at home may make for a healthier diet

Could cooking at home lead to a healthier diet? Researchers at APHA's Annual Meeting investigate.

Nov. 11 news: Ebola-free NYC doctor, marijuana and the brain, Legionnaires outbreak in Portugal

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.

Nov. 6 news: Colon cancer in young adults, Chagas disease, norovirus in Boston

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.

Nov. 4 news: CVS after no cigarettes, Naloxone to prevent overdose, Ebola in Sierra Leone

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.

AJPH editorial argues for ethical response to Ebola

A new editorial from the American Journal of Public Health outlines the moral challenges of the Ebola epidemic, particularly regarding public health response. Read on and tell us what you think.

Oct. 30 news: MERS cases, Obama praises health care workers, new meningitis B vaccine

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.

Oct. 28 news: CDC issue Ebola guidance, fetal alcohol syndrome rates, Google recognizes Dr. Salk

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.