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US health disparities persist, worsen in some areas, report finds
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Kim Krisberg

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August 04, 2021

Gaps in food security, mental health widen
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Child Health


More youth see health providers because of violence than expected
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Kim Krisberg

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July 01, 2021

Violence by peers a driver for child medical visits
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CDC / Funding


Public health gets big funding boost in Biden’s budget proposal
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Kim Krisberg

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June 02, 2021

CDC could get its biggest funding increase in nearly two decades
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Public Health


HPV vaccine hesitancy on the rise among parents
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Kim Krisberg

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May 18, 2021

Social media sites major contributor to vaccine hesitancy
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Environment


Study: Thousands of deaths could be avoided if air quality improvements continued
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Kim Krisberg

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March 16, 2021

Air quality improved nearly 25% in New York City during pandemic last year.
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Annual Meeting / 2020 Annual Meeting


Denying abortion services harms women
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Kim Krisberg

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October 28, 2020

Landmark Turnaway Study finds abortion does not harm women. But denial of abortion does.
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Annual Meeting / All Things APHA / 2020 Annual Meeting


APHA adopts 19 new policy statements
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Kim Krisberg

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October 25, 2020

APHA’s Governing Council voted to adopt 19 policy statements on a diverse range of pressing public health issues.
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The Nation's Health / Coronavirus


Technology playing central role in COVID-19 response: Innovations boost public health work
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Kim Krisberg

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June 17, 2020

Within a month, COVID Near You amassed more than 800,000 voluntary participants across the U.S., Canada and Mexico, which far surpasses Flu Near You’s participant high of 400,000
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The Nation's Health


CDC: Vaccine for recent flu season cut visits to doctors by nearly half
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Kim Krisberg

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May 14, 2020

This season’s flu vaccine was 45% effective overall and 55% effective among children and teens, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in February.
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Guest Post / NPHW / Coronavirus


NPHW guest post: To improve health outcomes, we must address the inequalities of economics
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Kim Krisberg

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April 12, 2020

As COVID-19 moves through the country, the consequences of inequity are clearer than ever.