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Sept. 21 news: Kentucky opioid crisis, health groups oppose ACA repeal, Puerto Rico hospital without power

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Sept.. 21, 2017.
Get Ready Day: A timely opportunity to spread the word about preparedness

Get Ready Day: A timely opportunity to spread the word about preparedness

Get Ready Day is Sept. 19! How are you using it to promote preparedness?
APHA strongly opposes latest effort to overturn Affordable Care Act

APHA strongly opposes latest effort to overturn Affordable Care Act

This is not a drill. The Senate aims to take another run at repealing the Affordable Care Act, and the clock is ticking.
Celebrate Get Ready Day Sept. 19 and spread the word about the importance of preparedness

Celebrate Get Ready Day Sept. 19 and spread the word about the importance of preparedness

Tomorrow is Get Ready Day! Are you prepared?

Sept. 18 news: Health law repeal vote looms, public health crisis after Irma, Montanans seek smoke-free air

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Sept, 18, 2017.

Sept. 15 news: CBO on ACA, CHIP demands bipartisan passage, minimum wage hike could lower teen pregnancy

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.

Sept. 14 news: Health care plans, air pollution in Houston, deadline to register and save for APHA 2017

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.
Q&A with worker safety advocate Celeste Monforton: Worker health is public health

Q&A with worker safety advocate Celeste Monforton: Worker health is public health

APHA member Celeste Monforton talks with us about worker health and safety as chronicled in the new edition of “The Year in U.S. Occupational Health & Safety."
Jerome Adams sworn in as surgeon general

Jerome Adams sworn in as surgeon general

Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, began his tenure as U.S. surgeon general today after being sworn in during a White House ceremony.

June 12 news: Is Zika on the retreat?, ACA in danger, Abstinence-only programs may contribute to teen pregnancies

Check out today's public health news for Monday, June 12, 2017.

June 9 news: Public health officials warn against funding cuts, Zika risk drops each trimester, Senate closer on health care overhaul

Check out today's public health news for Friday, June 9, 2017.

June 7 news: EPA delays ozone rule, GOP Medicaid cuts hit rural America hard, America’s hidden HIV epidemic

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, June 7, 2017.