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Public Health Thank You Day – Monday Nov 21!

Think you owe something to public health? Go ahead and thank a public health person! November 21 is Public Health Thank You Day. Click here to learn a few reasons why we might want to recognize the work of public … Continue reading

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Great news for public health: Our nutrition facts label is changing – in three years

First lady Michelle Obama announced an important public health win yesterday: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is changing the nutrition facts label in some significant ways, The new changes take effect for large manufactures on July 26, 2018. Smaller … Continue reading

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Great Changes Happening for CWU Public Health!

PH major moving to new departmental home: You may have heard a bit about this news on the wind, but now it’s official! As of July 1, 2016, the Purser Building will hold a new department – Health Sciences. Your … Continue reading

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Happy May – and some current PH thinking!

How about a few words on political apathy and public health issues – straight from Georges Benjamin, the current Executive Director of APHA? Next up – a quick (3-minute) video on Healthier Washington, with key policymakers discussing an important pilot … Continue reading

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The State of Public Health 2016 – CDC Director Tom Frieden’s annual new year address

Click here to read about public health priorities for our new year, from the national perspective.

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Welcome to fall quarter! News and new opportunities to share

Hello public health students! As you enjoy your first day of classes, connect with classmates and faculty, and plan for a terrific fall term, we want you to be aware of some cool opportunities both on campus and in the … Continue reading

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The power of language – challenges and opportunities!

This just in: How we talk about things matters! A new post on APHA‘s Public Health Newswire reminds us that not everyone understands, or likes the term “public health” – and that’s important, right? Thoughts? Solutions? What does this mean … Continue reading

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Your APHA’s take on Social Media to advance public health! – Read on…

Don’t get the Public Health Newswire delivered to your email inbox? Set it up by subscribing when you read the post at the link below! Meanwhile, visit the current edition and in particular this interesting post about using social media … Continue reading

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National Public Health Week coming soon!

NPHW begins Monday April 6. How do YOU think we should celebrate Public Health?

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