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These stories are courtesy of APHA’s Public Health Newswire

NPHW Proclamation

National Public Health Week starts today! To kick things off, President Obama issued a proclamation recognizing the value public health workers deliver to our country every day. Take a look! Learn more

May 21 news: WHO, childhood vaccine reduces cancer risk, healthy states for seniors, health workers

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, May 21, 2015. Learn more

CDC Public Health Grand Rounds: What to know about mosquito-borne illnesses

“It doesn’t have to do with how many mosquito bites you have,” Marc Fischer, MD, MPH, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 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.” Learn more

May 20 news: ACA numbers, smog in America, new studies help predict Alzheimer’s

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Learn more

APHA’s Benjamin: Health equity, social justice as health improvement tools

Grantmakers In Health, or GIH, is a nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to helping foundations and corporate giving programs improve the health of all people. APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, shared his thoughts with GIH on civil unrest, health equity and social justice. Learn more

May 19 news: APHA and ATSDR webinar, Washington DC nation’s fittest city, sunscreen,

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Learn more

May 18 news: Doctor payments for pills, online health information, ending vaccination belief waivers

Check out today's public health news on Monday, May 18, 2015. Learn more

May 18 news: Doctor payments for pills, online health information, ending vaccination belief waivers

Check out today's public health news on Monday, May 18, 2015. Learn more

May 18 news: Doctor payments for pills, online health information, ending vaccination belief waivers

Check out today's public health news on Monday, May 18, 2015. Learn more

May 18 news: Doctor payments for pills, online health information, ending vaccination belief waivers

Check out today's public health news on Monday, May 18, 2015. Learn more