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

July 22 news: Florida may have second non-travel Zika case, female smokers, ACA premiums

Check out today's public health news on Friday, July 22, 2016. Learn more

APHA President Camara Jones: We need a nationwide conversation on racism

APHA President Camara Jones underscores the need for a robust national conversation on racism as a first step to creating a healthier nation. Learn more

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Parks are great for health

July is national Park and Recreation Month, and the National Recreation and Park Association wants you to get outside and get active. Learn more

July 21 news:  Zika virus in Florida, salmonella, advancements in hip replacements

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 21, 2016. Learn more

July 20 news: Chlamydia vaccine, IVF and breast cancer risk, Norovirus at RNC

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Learn more

House Labor-HHS funding measure ‘falls far short,’ says APHA

Funding levels for public health hang in the balance as House appropriators last week set their first spending mark for next year. Learn more

July 19 news: House passes mental health bill, fracking, preventing strokes

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Learn more

APHA: ‘Great disappointment’ at lack of congressional funding for Zika

Today marks the beginning of Congress' seven-week recess without any dedicated funding to protect Americans from the Zika virus infection. Learn more

July 18 news: Obesity, violence in the media, Zika transmission

Check out today's public health news on Monday, July 18, 2016. Learn more