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Feb. 24 news: Heroin overdoses, transgender teens, public support for ACA

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.

Feb. 17 news: Climate & Health Meeting, Zika testing mistakes, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services nominee

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.
Protecting world’s most vulnerable populations from climate change

Protecting world’s most vulnerable populations from climate change

Panelists at the Climate & Health Meeting discussed ways we can find solutions to climate change from low- and middle-income countries.

Feb. 8 news: Travel ban effect on biomedical research, CDC vaccine guidelines, hearing loss in adults

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017.
Be a part of APHA 2017! Abstract submission deadlines end soon

Be a part of APHA 2017! Abstract submission deadlines end soon

What’s even more rewarding than being an attendee at APHA's Annual Meeting? Getting involved with program planning!
‘State of Public Health 2017’ with outgoing CDC Director Tom Frieden

‘State of Public Health 2017’ with outgoing CDC Director Tom Frieden

As he prepares to leave office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden shared with us his hopes for the future of public health and the challenges that still lie ahead.
The Nation's Health: New criteria for accreditation to chart updated course for public health education

The Nation’s Health: New criteria for accreditation to chart updated course for public health education

The Council on Education for Public Health's revised accreditation criteria aims to graduate public health students ready to practice from day one.
Walk your way to better health with APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge

Walk your way to better health with APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge

We've set a goal this year of taking 1 billion steps by the end of National Public Health Week — and we want you to join us! Photo by Andrew Cribb, courtesy iStockphoto
Prepare for cuteness overload: The 2017 Get Ready Calendar is here

Prepare for cuteness overload: The 2017 Get Ready Calendar is here

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Time for your new Get Ready Calendar!
Top 10 stories of 2016 on Public Health Newswire

Top 10 stories of 2016 on Public Health Newswire

Check out our top 10 public health news stories of the year, and let us know your favorite!
6 public health advocacy wins of 2016

6 public health advocacy wins of 2016

Despite a challenging year for APHA and other advocates, a number of measures were advanced in 2016 that will improve the health of all Americans.

Oct. 18 news: Abandoned buildings and gun violence, household chemical hazards, heart disease risks

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016.