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Dec. 8 news: Life expectancy drops, warnings against EPA pick, youth vaping a threat

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016.

Dec. 6 news: Rich live longer, CDC’s winnable battles, Medicaid coverage

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Dec. 2 news: Cures bill would cut public health spending, few support full ACA repeal, gun ownership and police shootings

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Dec. 2, 2016.
Thank you, public health professionals!

Thank you, public health professionals!

Public Health Thank You Day salutes those whose work has made a difference in protecting the health of Americans.

Nov. 18 news: Call for funding gun violence research, residents of rich counties live longer, later childbirth suggests longer life

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.
Q&A with Jessica Solomon Fisher: PHNCI turns 1

Q&A with Jessica Solomon Fisher: PHNCI turns 1

Public Health National Center for Innovations launched a year ago to spark and align innovations in public health practice. We talked with Jessica Solomon Fisher, chief innovations officer, to learn about the work and where its headed.

Nov. 15 news: Ebola more widespread, Zika teams with other viruses, sugar in soda exceeds daily limit

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016.

Nov. 14 news: Community health, diabetes in Kentucky, health under Trump

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Nov. 14, 2016.

Nov. 11 news: Future of ACA, veterans health, cigarette use drops

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Nov. 11, 2016.

Nov. 4 news: Adolescent deaths, Zika effects, pot smokers, APHA Annual Meeting

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Nov. 4, 2016.
Global One Health Day launched by three international health groups

Global One Health Day launched by three international health groups

Cheryl Stroud outlines the importance of the One Health movement and its upcoming observance: Global One Health Day.
APHA announces 2016 award winners

APHA announces 2016 award winners

A pediatrician and civil engineer who helped sound the alarm over elevated blood-lead levels in Flint, Michigan, are among this year's honorees who will be recognized during APHA's 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo.