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CDC abruptly cancels long-planned conference on climate change and health
The Washington Post, Jan. 23, 2017

CDC Cancels Conference on Climate Change and Health
Associated Press (via NBC News), Jan. 23, 2017

CDC Halts Meeting on Climate Change and Health
Wall Street Journal, Jan. 23, 2017

CDC postpones climate conference ahead of Trump takeover
CNN, Jan. 23, 2017

9 Ways to Stay Safe at a Huge New Year's Eve Party
U.S. News and World Report, Dec. 29, 2016

Passage of Cures Act comes at expense of preventive health funding
Modern Healthcare, Dec. 7, 2016

Why Ben Carson’s medical experience matters at HUD
STAT, Dec. 6, 2016

CMS nominee set up Indiana’s unusual Medicaid expansion
The Washington Post, Nov. 29, 2016

Trump's pick for US health secretary has pushed to cut science spending
Nature, Nov. 29, 2016

Funding for Cures bill remains sticking point for health groups
Bloomberg, Nov. 28, 2016

Public Health 3.0: A blueprint for the future of public health
Health Affairs, Nov. 21, 2016

For public health, is alcohol the next tobacco?
U.S. News & World Report, Nov. 18, 2016

Gun policy is pointless without funding for public health research
The Dallas Morning News, Nov. 17, 2016

Here’s how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton would impact your health care if elected
Self, Nov. 8, 2016

Low vitamin D linked with higher asthma risk
Live Science, Nov. 8, 2016

Teen use of opioids linked to marijuana
Live Science, Nov. 7, 2016

Do kids take years off your life? Giving birth may make cells 'older'
Live Science, Nov. 4, 2016

Successful weight 'losers': Here's how much less time they spend sitting
Lice Science, Nov. 4, 2016

Are food companies pushing the wrong foods on babies?
Fit Pregnancy, Nov. 3, 2016

How planting trees in cities can save thousands of lives
The Washington Post, Nov. 2, 2016

Why public health researchers are looking to urban trees
Smithsonian, Nov. 1, 2016

Why some pot smokers face a higher risk of drinking problems
Live Science, Nov. 1, 2016

More APHA in the News 2016

Workplace marijuana bans weigh into use decisions, Yale study finds
The Denver Post, Oct. 31, 2016

Conference circuit: Healthy living
Associations Now, Oct. 28, 2016

HHS calls for more funding and data-sharing to improve public health efforts
Modern Healthcare, Oct. 19, 2016

You need to take an ‘unsick’ day
Money, Oct. 11, 2016

Air pollution is yet another issue that disproportionately impacts minority and low-income communities
The Huffington Post, Oct. 9, 2016

Obama administration announces paid sick leave for government contractors — and a new policy to address pay disparities
The Washington Post, Oct. 2, 2016

Gov. Scott declares victory over Zika in Wynwood; CDC less sure
Palm Beach Post, Sept. 20, 2016

Michael Bloomberg gives $300 million to Hopkins for U.S. health initiative
The Baltimore Sun, Sept. 16, 2016

Sharing health data in Franklin County is focus of national challenge
The Columbus Dispatch, Sept. 16, 2016

Health groups oppose biomass burning
Politico, Sept. 13, 2016

Flooded homes present big health hazards
Healthline, Sept. 2, 2016

Should the cost of naloxone be determined by its public health impact?
Modern Healthcare, Sept. 1, 2016

A public health approach to gun violence
Reno Gazette-Journal, Aug. 31, 2016

Scott's criticisms of CDC don't hold weight with public health officials
Politico, Aug. 30, 2016

State Medicaid agencies could spend up to $5 million to cover mosquito repellent
Modern Healthcare, Aug. 25, 2016

100 most influential people in health care
Modern Healthcare, Aug. 22, 2016

Parents want 'opt-out' option for HPV vaccine, study finds
ABC News, Aug. 19, 2016

Everyone can expect higher health care costs next year
Healthline, Aug. 16, 2016

The plight of generation Zika
U.S. News & World Report, Aug. 10, 2016

If Zika spreads in the US, blame the politicians, not the mosquitoes
Quartz, August 8, 2016

FCC mapping tool could improve health services access in the U.S.
Industrial Safety & Hygiene News, August 5, 2016

Pregnant women facing Miami’s blazing heat told to wear long sleeves to prevent Zika
The Huffington Post, August 4, 2016

Florida reports first locally transmitted Zika cases; advocates push Congress to act on funding
The Pump Handle, July 29, 2016

Florida Zika cases a 'game changer' that puts pressure on Congress to act
USA Today, July 29, 2016

Florida Zika cases may put added strain on safety net providers
Modern Healthcare, July 29, 2016

The remarkable inconsistency of climate denial
NPR, July 26, 2016

Zika may be in Florida — and Congress is on vacation
NBC News, July 21, 2016

Strange bedfellows: Drug industry, public health folks unite on compounding comments
Politico, July 19, 2016

Police violence is a public health issue
Think Progress, July 14, 2016

Zika virus funding battle in Congress 'simply inexcusable'
NBC News, July 13, 2016

As Zika funds stall in Congress, Florida is attacking mosquitoes
McClatchy Newspapers, July 1, 2016 

Zika could hit people in poverty hardest
USA Today, June 30, 2016

Congress once again fails to fund the fight against Zika
Mother Jones, June 29, 2016

Scientists warn Congress not to ignore climate change
U.S. News & World Report, June 28, 2016

Congress gets another reminder from scientists that climate change isn’t coming — It’s already here
The Huffington Post, June 28, 2016

Top science groups tell climate change doubters in Congress to knock it off
The Washington Post, June 28, 2016

Overturned Texas anti-abortion law similar to Ohio's
Akron Beacon Journal, June 27, 2016

5 states where the Supreme Court's abortion ruling could spur more lawsuits
Governing, June 27, 2016

Why doctors are struggling to treat the gun violence epidemic
The Verge, June 24, 2016

Ask Well: Gun storage and children
The New York Times, June 24, 2016

Congress refuses, so California will study gun violence
Governing, June 23, 2016

Better collection of injury data can protect worker health
Occupational Health & Safety, June 23, 2016

Doctors need to join gun control fight, medical journal argues
NBC News, June 22, 2016

Could funding gun violence research help reduce mass shootings?
Modern Healthcare, June 18, 2016

Zika messaging campaigns stalled by funding flux
Politico, June 16, 2016

Little government research in US on how to prevent gun violence
Voice of America, June 16, 2016

Bipartisan funding bill proposes cuts to programs fighting chronic disease and racial health gaps
Modern Healthcare, June 10, 2016

Feds remind states that Medicaid can cover costs of contraception, bug spray to prevent Zika infections
The Baltimore Sun, June 3, 2016

Food industry divided on salt
Politico, June 2, 2016

Our view: Orange a call to end gun violence
Duluth News Tribune, June 2, 2016

Critics of OSHA recordkeeping rule air concerns at House hearing
Safety+Health, May 25, 2016

Place matters: Making the United States the healthiest nation, community by community
Health Affairs, May 19, 2016

With mosquito season around the corner, Congress drags its feet on Zika funding
The Pump Handle/ScienceBlogs, May 12, 2016

Congressional inaction hinders public health fight against Zika
Governing, April 26, 2016

Austin health leaders call racism a root cause of ill health
Austin American-Statesman, April 23, 2016

Are e-cigarettes a healthy way to quit smoking?
The Wall Street Journal, April 10, 2016

Public health stakeholders working more closely together
Hospitals & Health Networks, April 8, 2016

Public health contest highlights value of community, collaboration
Associations Now, April 5, 2016

Global warming linked to public health risks, White House says
The New York Times, April 4, 2016

Why doctors are backing Obama’s climate plan
Huffington Post, April 4, 2016

Springtime in D.C. means mosquitoes — and Zika
Foreign Policy, March 29, 2016

Slew of anti-abortion laws may thwart Zika research
Politico, March 27, 2016

U.S. Department of Labor Announces New Respirable Silica Dust Regulations
Industrial Hygiene News, March 26, 2016

Amid Brussels attacks, EMTs and paramedics face new reality of terrorism and an evolving set of challenges
International Business Times, March 22, 2016

Numbers show traffic deaths are on the rise
WTOP, March 10, 2016

More evidence that paid sick leave is good for working families and public health
The Pump Handle/ScienceBlogs, March 8, 2016

Many dislike health care system but are pleased with their own care
NPR, Feb. 29, 2016

Police shootings of black males: A public health problem?
Medscape, Feb. 17, 2016

Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare for 2016
Modern Healthcare, Feb. 13, 2016

Obama seeks $1.8 billion for Zika response; CDC ups emergency level
CIDRAP News, Feb. 8, 2016

Simple steps should stop Zika from spreading in the U.S.
Governing, Feb. 4, 2016

Troisi, Williams: Public health approach can stem gun violence
Houston Chronicle, Feb. 2, 2016

5 things every parent needs to know about lead poisoning
MLive, Feb. 1, 2016

N.J. needs to do one more thing to get a top safety ranking
NJ.com, Jan. 28, 2016

Congress removes funding for CDC investigation of gun violence
Examiner, Jan. 19, 2016

U.S. ban on gun research continues despite deadly shootings
HealthDay, Jan. 18, 2016

Rising use of opioid painkillers may lead soldiers, vets to heroin
Military.com, Jan. 17, 2016

Texas laws would limit access to abortions and create grave risk to the public health
Medical News Today, Jan. 15, 2016

Vital Signs: A call to action on core metrics
Health Affairs, Jan. 11, 2016

Gun control is a public health issue, experts say
NBC News, Jan. 5, 2016

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