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These stories are courtesy of APHA’s Public Health Newswire

The Nation’s Health: Raising minimum wage good for public health, not just wallets

Check out the public health benefits of raising minimum wage in March 2015 edition of The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper. Learn more

March 2 news: King v. Burwell Twitter chat, Sierra Leone president in Ebola quarantine, suicide

Check out today's public health news on Monday, March 2, 2015. Learn more

Feb.27 news: Ebola vaccination, Medicaid in Ohio, health apps

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, February 27, 2015. Learn more

Feb. 26 news: Flavored alcoholic beverages and teens, Indiana HIV outbreak,  deadly bacteria

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Learn more

AJPH study: Better health for black children with foreign-born parents

With U.S. children not meeting the best health outcomes, new AJPH research points to the importance of APHA's National Public Health week theme: Healthiest Nation 2030. Learn more about how the U.S. is faring in health and how to get involved with NPHW 2015. Learn more

The Nation’s Health: What ‘Parks and Recreation’ taught us about public health (Storify)

What 'Parks and Recreation' taught us about public health, from The Nation's Health. Learn more

Feb. 25 news: Arkansas and Kentucky reducing uninsured, narcotic painkillers, WHO on measles

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Learn more

Feb. 24 news: Vaccination poll, gun injuries, superbug

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Learn more

CDC discusses ‘unequal’ secondhand smoke risks in Facebook chat

One in four nonsmokers, or 58 million Americans, is exposed to secondhand smoke. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted a Facebook chat on its "unequal" dangers, led by Brian King, senior scientific advisor for epidemiology in CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health. Learn more

Feb. 23 news: FAQs on measles, superbug in North Carolina, dishes by hand decreases child allergies

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Learn more