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Stories in the October 2019 issue include:
Toxic algae blooms creating hazards for US public health [ [link removed] ]
Algae blooms are contaminating waters used for drinking and recreational purposes at alarming rates, causing human illnesses and animal deaths.
Video games and health: Sorting science from popular beliefs [ [link removed] ]
There are pros and cons to playing video games, though one often-cited concern may need to be vanquished for good.
Ending America’s HIV epidemic: Q&A with Giroir on raising awareness, building partnerships [ [link removed] ]
The Nation’s Health talks with HHS’ Brett Giroir on the federal initiative to end HIV in America.
New tool calculates human, monetary cost of not breastfeeding children [ [link removed] ]
Creating environments that support breastfeeding women could save hundreds of thousands of lives and billions of dollars every year, according to a new global health tool.
More women in dentistry workforce may lead to improvements in access [ [link removed] ]
The U.S. dental workforce is welcoming more women into its ranks, which could have implications for access to oral health care.
Racism can shape decisions to practice in underserved communities [ [link removed] ]
Racism in medical schools can influence whether graduating doctors choose to practice in high-need communities, a new study finds.
Healthy You: Get the skinny on protecting your skin [ [link removed] ]
Maintaining skin health is important throughout life. A dermatologist offers tips on keeping skin looking and feeling vibrant. Read Healthy You online [ [link removed] ] , or download as a PDF in English or Spanish.
Newsmakers [ [link removed] ]
Check out who’s who in public health
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