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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

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. Learn more

Sept. 4 news: CVS Health tobacco reductions one year later, trucking records, RWJF Culture of Health

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Learn more

Sept. 3 news: CVS and cigarettes, Men and breast cancer, Hurricane Katrina and PTSD

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Learn more

The Nation’s Health: Public health, prevention to play role in precision medicine

No crystal ball exists to show how people will react to medications or if they are at higher risk for certain cancers. Precision medicine may help researchers get close. Learn more

Sept. 2 news: Climate change, marijuana use in college, adult bike injuries

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. Learn more

APHA State Innovation Models guides: How public health can join efforts nationwide

Do you believe in the Affordable Care Act? Do you want to make people in your state or community healthier? State Innovation Models are for you. Learn more

The Nation’s Health: FEMA’s Charlotte Porter on National Preparedness Month

When Charlotte Porter, MPH, took over as deputy director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division early this year, she already had preparedness in her sights for years. Learn more

Sept. 1 news: Sleep and the common cold, FDA sugar guidelines, healthy happy meals

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Learn more

APHA’s Benjamin on CBS News: Public health can prevent gun violence

Should gun violence be treated as a public health issue? APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, joined CBS News last week to discuss how public health can address this growing crisis. Learn more