We talked with Michael Wichman, PhD, environmental laboratory director at the State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa, about what makes environmental labs unique. Learn…
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By several contributors from the Utah Department of Health While the asserted health benefits of unpasteurized milk (aka, raw milk) have been debated, the public…
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By Michelle Forman, senior specialist, media, APHL When it comes to newborn screening, the primary goal, simply stated, is to save or improve the lives…
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By Paul Zell, specialist, TB Program, APHL For many in the United States, Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) is not a concern. It is viewed as a disease…
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Even though Zika is not a new virus, this recent outbreak has brought forth many new challenges and questions. Our partners and colleagues within the…
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For decades, APHL has worked in more than 30 nations to train and support lab professionals fighting HIV/AIDS, often under agreements with CDC and the…
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As we face day three of the federal government shutdown, we are hearing more about the deeply felt impact on our federal partners. While we…
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By Scott J. Becker, executive director, APHL Today I am representing APHL by joining over 150 major public health organizations, food companies, retailers and many…
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We spoke with Chris Whelen, PhD, laboratory director of the Hawaii Department of Health State Laboratories Division, about the state lab’s work and what he…
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By Patricia Payne, president, JBM Associates, Inc.; consultant, APHL If you have never been involved with preparing specimens or cultures to transport for diagnosis or…
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