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ACA Health Insurance Marketplace second open-enrollment begins today

ACA Health Insurance Marketplace second open-enrollment begins today

The chance to find affordable health coverage for you and your family is here again, starting today.

Nov. 6 news: Colon cancer in young adults, Chagas disease, norovirus in Boston

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.
Check out APHA’s Hobby Lobby fact sheet

Check out APHA’s Hobby Lobby fact sheet

APHA’s new “Hobby Lobby Fact Sheet” breaks down the public health implications of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.

Nov. 4 news: CVS after no cigarettes, Naloxone to prevent overdose, Ebola in Sierra Leone

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.
Lessons from Ebola: How schools can stay healthy

Lessons from Ebola: How schools can stay healthy

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, discusses how schools can take a risk-based approach to protect students and staff against health threats in a commentary published today in Education Week.
Obama: US health workers heroes, will “ultimately snuff out this outbreak” of Ebola

Obama: US health workers heroes, will “ultimately snuff out this outbreak” of Ebola

In a White House event yesterday, President Barack Obama stated affirmatively that “we will contain and ultimately snuff out this outbreak of Ebola."

AJPH editorial argues for ethical response to Ebola

A new editorial from the American Journal of Public Health outlines the moral challenges of the Ebola epidemic, particularly regarding public health response. Read on and tell us what you think.
APHA provides science-based voice on Ebola

APHA provides science-based voice on Ebola

In the midst of the worst Ebola outbreak in history, APHA has been helping deliver expert, credible information about the outbreak and response efforts.
Today is Food Day

Today is Food Day

Kevin Bacon supports Food Day, and so should you.
CDC tightens guidelines for US health care workers treating Ebola patients

CDC tightens guidelines for US health care workers treating Ebola patients

In light of three confirmed U.S. cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published three principles for health care workers caring for patients with Ebola yesterday “to ensure there is no ambiguity.”

Ebola updates: Eliminated in Nigeria and Senegal, US response efforts

Today, the World Health Organization announced on Twitter that Nigeria is free of Ebola, with 42 days — the disease’s incubation period is up to 21 days — having passed since its last confirmed case. On Friday, WHO declared the outbreak over in Senegal.
APHA releases new edition of renowned infectious disease manual

APHA releases new edition of renowned infectious disease manual

The 20th edition of APHA's Control of Communicable Diseases Manual is a key resource for public health professionals fighting infectious disease.