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New reference for a public health approach to emergencies

New reference for a public health approach to emergencies

APHA updates essential resource for public health disaster management.

May 25 news: CBO finds new health bill flawed, Tackling childhood trauma, Miami’s Zika outbreak detected late

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, May 25, 2017.

May 24 news: Trump budget slashes public health programs, W.H.O. elects first director general from Africa, CBO score of Obamacare repeal bill expected

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
Thank you, Clean Air Act!

Thank you, Clean Air Act!

APHA and the American Lung Association hold congressional briefings on air quality, climate change and health.
Air pollution: An important risk factor for cardiovascular disease

Air pollution: An important risk factor for cardiovascular disease

It is crucial that we work together to lower the amount of human-created particulate matter and pollution to protect the cardiovascular health of our population.

May 18 news: OSHA suspends rule requiring electronic reporting of injury and illness, US Senators urge action to combat the opioid epidemic, Women in 30s now having more babies than those in their 20s

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, May 18, 2017.
Celebrate Bike to Work Day this Friday!

Celebrate Bike to Work Day this Friday!

Commute by bike to boost your health, savings and the environment.

May 16 news: Pre-existing conditions under the AHCA, Cherokee Nation files first-ever lawsuit against drug distributors, Red meat increases risk of dying from 9 diseases

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

May 10 news: Health care fight shifts to U.S. Senate, New recommendations say ‘no’ to thyroid cancer screenings for asymptomatic patients, Everything we know about salt may be wrong

Check out today's news for Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

May 9 news: Medicare fails to investigate infection cases, Life expectancy differs by 20 years between some U.S. counties, Public restrooms are ground zero for opioid epidemic

Check out today's news for Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

May 8 news: AJPH links access to care to mortality rate, Obama weighs in on ACA, a public health approach to gun violence

Check out today's news for Monday, May 8, 2017.

May 4 news: Health care vote happens today, Minnesota measles outbreak concerns, new test for concussions in children

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, May 4, 2017.