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Focus on Public Health:  Importance of health screenings for people with disabilities

The first week of April was National Public Health Week, and the American Public Health Association (APHA) and its various partners came together to celebrate and advocate for public health.  This year’s overarching theme was “Creating the Healthiest Nation 2030:  … Continue reading

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Don’t Panic! – Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities

Today’s National Public Health Week (#NPHW) theme is “Don’t Panic” and focuses on emergency preparedness for natural or man-made disasters. Here are a few resources from the REHABDATA collection on emergency preparedness (193): http://tinyurl.com/kk7tqd9. Here are resources that are specifically … Continue reading

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National Public Health Week: Promoting the health of people with disabilities

April 7th through 13th, 2014 is National Public Health Week (NPHW). In 1995, President Bill Clinton proclaimed the first full week of April as NPHW and the American Public Health Association (APHA) has served as the leading organizer for members … Continue reading

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