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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.
Join APHA’s public health wedding on Pinterest!

Join APHA’s public health wedding on Pinterest!

Straight from APHA's Pinterest, check out some of our suggestions for making public health a special part of your wedding day!
Q&A with Darren Mays: Indoor tanning warnings that include vivid images work best

Q&A with Darren Mays: Indoor tanning warnings that include vivid images work best

Public Health Newswire talked to Darren Mays, PhD, MPH, to take a deep look at tanning, skin cancer and communication tools for prevention.
Social Media Week Q&A: Making public health gains through LinkedIn

Social Media Week Q&A: Making public health gains through LinkedIn

Public Health Newswire checked in with Patrick Benko, administrator of APHA’s LinkedIn page, during Social Media Week.
Social Media Week Q&A: Engaging the public health community with Twitter

Social Media Week Q&A: Engaging the public health community with Twitter

Hear from the administrator of APHA's Twitter account, @publichealth, to explore the role Twitter plays in advancing public health.
Social Media Week Q&A: Using Facebook to advance public health

Social Media Week Q&A: Using Facebook to advance public health

In honor of Social Media Week we're chatting with members of APHA's social media team. Today, learn more about how APHA has advanced public health with its Facebook presence.

June 8 news: Birth control history, kids and violence, Beijing smoking

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, June 8, 2015.

May 26 news: Lassa fever, sterile mosquitoes, addiction treatment

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

May 14 news: Quitting smoking, Cuban lung cancer vaccine, HIV in rural America

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, May 14, 2015.