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Jan. 18 news: HHS conscience division, public health and government shutdown, drunk driving deaths

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.
Q&A: The Lancet Countdown’s Howard Frumkin

Q&A: The Lancet Countdown’s Howard Frumkin

The Lancet Countdown is a new report tracking progress on climate change and its health impacts. APHA member Howard Frumkin served as a lead on its U.S. brief and discussed its importance for public health with The Nation's Health.

Jan. 11 news: Medicaid work requirement, SAMHSA program halt, PA opioid declaration, cholera in Zambia

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018.
Why ending police violence is a public health issue: A Q&A with APHA’s Georges Benjamin

Why ending police violence is a public health issue: A Q&A with APHA’s Georges Benjamin

APHA's Georges Benjamin, MD, discusses police violence and why it's a public health issue in an interview with The Nation's Health.
Top 10 stories of 2017 on Public Health Newswire

Top 10 stories of 2017 on Public Health Newswire

Here are our top 10 most-read stories for 2017.

Dec. 27 news: Frieden opinion, obesity in India, measles falling, environmental stories

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017.
Federal ACA reform turmoil stifles state Medicaid planning

Federal ACA reform turmoil stifles state Medicaid planning

A new survey of state Medicaid directors reveals the planning challenges they face while future funding remains uncertain.
Opioid public health emergency declaration falls short of needed prevention efforts

Opioid public health emergency declaration falls short of needed prevention efforts

The president outlined his administration’s plans to prevent opioid overdoses, but according to public health leaders, his plans fall short.

Nov. 16 news: Bipartisan gun control deal, gun violence is public health, Legionnaires’ in California, plague in Madagascar

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.
APHA Annual Meeting Day 5: Photos from Atlanta

APHA Annual Meeting Day 5: Photos from Atlanta

It's so hard to say goodbye!
A child-centered look at disaster relief

A child-centered look at disaster relief

Understanding the health risks to children after a natural disaster
Regulatory changes ignore science, threaten public health

Regulatory changes ignore science, threaten public health

Even though little is getting accomplished on the floor of Congress, significant regulatory changes are well underway within federal agencies — and many of them are a threat to public health. Read more in this story reported in The Nation's Health.