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Sept. 20 news: Obamacare replacement, Future public health threats, Medicare and Medicaid innovation, Pharma’s price problem, Mosquitoes after Irma

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Sept., 20, 2017.

Sept. 19 news: Obamacare repeal momentum, 9/11 dust study, Home health care infection risk, Work on non-addictive pain meds

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Sept, 19, 2017.
Designing for disaster

Designing for disaster

How architects protect public health before and after extreme weather events
In the same boat, not on the same deck

In the same boat, not on the same deck

Reflections on hurricanes, undocumented residents and LGBTQ people.
Facing the new climate reality

Facing the new climate reality

It is time to turn the tide to address climate change, water and health equity.
Water access in the United States

Water access in the United States

Health disparities abound and solutions are urgently needed
The state of water in a changing climate

The state of water in a changing climate

Climate change and an aging infrastructure jeopardize the quality and safety of our water.
Safe Produce for a Sustainable System

Safe Produce for a Sustainable System

Rules that improve the overall safety of our food system help protect the public health from climate change effects.
Supporting farmers to ensure food security in the face of climate change

Supporting farmers to ensure food security in the face of climate change

 The US needs to encourage diversity of crops and ensure resilience in the face of climate change.
Preventing harm from injuries and violence: a public health priority

Preventing harm from injuries and violence: a public health priority

The injury and violence prevention section, in the July issue of The Nation’s Health, covers a wide variety of topics and highlights efforts across the country to keep people safe.
The Human Cost of the Food We Eat

The Human Cost of the Food We Eat

We rarely consider the human cost of our food supply chain, but it does exist and can be high.
Building transformational resilience for climate change

Building transformational resilience for climate change

Preparing for the personal mental health impacts of a warming world.