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APHA supports request for Zika funding

APHA supports request for Zika funding

The Obama administration Monday outlined a $1.8 billion plan to help prepare for, and respond to, the mosquito-borne virus, as health agencies raised their response.
(The Nation's Health) NCEZID’s Bell: Infectious diseases remain major threat to human health

(The Nation’s Health) NCEZID’s Bell: Infectious diseases remain major threat to human health

Beth Bell, MD, MPH, serves as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases.
‘State of Public Health 2016’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

‘State of Public Health 2016’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

One week before the president's State of the Union address, we're proud to bring you the "State of Public Health 2016" in our Q&A with Dr. Frieden.
CDC's Ryan Wallace: Today is World Rabies Day

CDC’s Ryan Wallace: Today is World Rabies Day

Today on World Rabies Day — an observance organized by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control — health organizations worldwide will call attention to preventing the onset of rabies for the 2 billion people at risk.
Happy 70th birthday, community water fluoridation

Happy 70th birthday, community water fluoridation

Seventy years ago, the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, made history when it added fluoride to its community water system to prevent tooth decay.
CDC’s Katherine Lyon Daniel: ‘Public health communication is changing. Are we?’

CDC’s Katherine Lyon Daniel: ‘Public health communication is changing. Are we?’

Public health communication is changing, CDC Associate Director for Communication Katherine Lyon Daniel told Public Health Newswire.
Is public health a ‘dirty word?’

Is public health a ‘dirty word?’

Public health may be a “dirty word” to people not in the public health community.
CDC updates guidelines for MERS as outbreak continues

CDC updates guidelines for MERS as outbreak continues

As the MERS outbreak continues CDC released updated guidelines and information for health professionals on Thursday.

May 26 news: Lassa fever, sterile mosquitoes, addiction treatment

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, May 26, 2015.
CDC Public Health Grand Rounds: Preventing mosquito-borne illnesses

CDC Public Health Grand Rounds: Preventing mosquito-borne illnesses

“It doesn’t have to do with how many mosquito bites you have,” Marc Fischer of the CDC said Tuesday of mosquito-borne illnesses such as dengue and chikungunya. “You get bitten, get an infection and it all has to do with how your body responds.”
New CDC tobacco ads 'will save lives and save money'

New CDC tobacco ads ‘will save lives and save money’

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2015 “Tips from Former Smokers” ad campaign launched today, once again sharing powerful stories to inspire more Americans to quit smoking for good.
The Nation's Health: Progress being made on hospital infections, but more work needed

The Nation’s Health: Progress being made on hospital infections, but more work needed

Reducing health care-associated infections remains a challenge, as reported in the March 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.