News

These stories are courtesy of APHA’s Public Health Newswire

Message from President Barack Obama recognizing National Public Health Week

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Today is Food Day

Kevin Bacon supports Food Day, and so should you. Learn more

Oct. 24 news: Ebola, flu shot delivery, public health research funding

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Learn more

Oct. 23 news: Ebola vaccine testing, U.S. trans fat intake, Texas public health funds

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Learn more

Three APHA members elected to IOM

Three APHA members were elected into the Institute of Medicine during its 44th annual meeting Monday, demonstrating “outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service” in health and medicine. Learn more

Oct. 22 news: Ebola, Nigeria, breast cancer awareness

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Learn more

CDC tightens guidelines for US health care workers treating Ebola patients

In light of three confirmed U.S. cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published three principles for health care workers caring for patients with Ebola yesterday “to ensure there is no ambiguity.” Learn more

Oct. 21 news: Smoking costs, Ebola and the flu, USDA and poultry

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Learn more

AJPH research investigates health concerns of sugar-sweetened beverages

New research from the American Journal of Public Health investigates the impacts of sugar sweetened beverages as we age, and beverage decision making among teens. Learn more

Ebola updates: Eliminated in Nigeria and Senegal, US response efforts

Today, the World Health Organization announced on Twitter that Nigeria is free of Ebola, with 42 days — the disease’s incubation period is up to 21 days — having passed since its last confirmed case. On Friday, WHO declared the outbreak over in Senegal. Learn more