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Oct. 19 news: Concussions tied to MS, millions of child deaths preventable, men’s HPV epidemic, Q&A with new NIMH director

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.
Planning for better health: Indianapolis’ first-ever pedestrian plan

Planning for better health: Indianapolis’ first-ever pedestrian plan

A new Plan4Health case study, Indy WalkWays: More than a Pedestrian Plan, details a successful plan to increase walkability in Marion County.

September 13 news: UN health goals, cervical cancer screening, Frieden’s new global health initiative, resurgent HIV epidemic

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

September 12 news: New census health insurance data, sitting and shorter life span, San Diego hepatitis outbreak, Irma recovery

Check out today's public health news Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

Public health watching Senate and House HHS appropriations bills

Last week, the Senate Appropriations Committee released the contents of its bill to fund the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education in fiscal year 2018.

September 11 news: Post-Irma health concerns, e-cigarette nicotine and heart health, seven days of heroin

Check out today's public health news on Monday, September 11, 2017.

Sept. 8 news: New CDC opioid funding, mosquitos in new regions, Harvey mosquito risks, Florida prepares for Irma

Check out today's public health news on Friday, September 8, 2017.

Sept. 7 news: Stroke deaths on the rise, women’s sleep loss, DACA health effects, EPA staff cuts

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, September 7, 2017.

Sept. 6 news: Surgeon General sworn in, Sen. Patty Murray’s common ground on health care, Hurricane Irma

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.

Sept. 5 news: Bipartisan health reform, PSA screening debate, fentanyl deaths, Harvey’s health impact

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

Sept. 1 news: Dr. Benjamin on Harvey health crises, most obese states, ACA advertising cuts, increase in road deaths

Check out today's public health news on Friday, September 1, 2017.

August 31 news: Smoking in movies, Harvey flood health dangers, CPR disparities

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, August 31, 2017.