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These stories are courtesy of APHA’s Public Health Newswire

Presidential Proclamation NPHW 2016

President Obama has issued a proclamation recognizing the value of public health and its importance in ensuring happy and healthy lives for generations to come. Learn more

Aug. 26 news: Soda tax effects, benefits of standing desks, teen vaping

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. Learn more

How public health has supported Louisiana flood victims

Jamie Roques, an APHA and Louisiana Public Health Association member, spoke to Public Health Newswire about the state's historic floods and public health's role both in future preparedness and current recovery efforts. Learn more

Aug. 24 news: Flint water investigation, Zika, US drug costs

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Learn more

Aug. 23 news: Breastfeeding report card, happiness at work, Zika

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. Learn more

Aug. 22 news: HPV vaccine, Zika, health equity

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. Learn more

CDC’s Beard: How we can protect ourselves and each other from Zika

APHA's Get Ready campaign spoke to CDC's Ben Beard, MS, PhD, to discuss what Americans — including pregnant women, travelers, outdoor workers and people living in areas where Zika might be spreading — can do to protect themselves and others from infection. Learn more

Aug. 19 news: Contact lens and health, Zika, ACA improves uninsurance rates

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. Learn more

Aug. 18 news: Britain sugar tax, Zika in Puerto Rico, maternal and child health

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. Learn more

Aug. 17 news: Health insurance exchanges, CDC on Zika, infant carriers

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. Learn more