Massachusetts Public Health Association

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Massachusetts Affiliate leads fight for $60 million state health trust fund (The Nation’s Health)

THE NATION’S HEALTH APRIL 23, 2013 Massachusetts Affiliate leads fight for $60 million state health trust fund By Natalie McGill After two years of building alliances with local elected officials and writing letters, the Massachusetts Public Health Association is enjoying…

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MPHA in the News: Good transportation can be a prescription for good health (The Sunday Enterprise)

THE SUNDAY ENTERPRISE MARCH 17, 2013 Good transportation can be a prescription for good health By Renee M. Johnson and Toby Fisher BROCKTON — We know that transportation is about access to jobs and housing, about economic competitiveness, about convenience…

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MPHA in the News: Boston’s million-pound goal looks like a losing battle, but…(WBUR)

WBUR CommonHealth Blog MARCH 26, 2013 Boston’s million-pound goal looks like a losing battle, but… By Carey Goldberg/Co-host of WBUR’s CommonHealth blog Boston’s battle to lose is looking, at the moment, like a losing battle. That is to say, Mayor…

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MPHA in the News: Middlesex County public health ranked high (Metro West Daily News)

METROWEST DAILY NEWS MARCH 21, 2013 Middlesex County public health ranked high By Laura Krantz/Daily News staff FRAMINGHAM —  A national study released Wednesday of public health by county ranks Middlesex County the state’s second healthiest, while Worcester County falls…

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114 Legislators Sign Onto MPHA Priority Bills!

Thanks to the calls and emails from MPHA members and partners across the state, well over 100 legislators signed onto priority legislation!  This is a very strong start to the session and gives us and our partners tremendous momentum heading…

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MPHA In The News: Key public health needs would get a boost (The Boston Globe)

THE BOSTON GLOBE JANUARY 26, 2013 Key public health needs would get a boost By Toby Fisher/MPHA Executive Director We applaud the governor for proposing an increase in staffing levels for essential public health services in his budget (“Patrick would…

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Welcome to MPHA’s new blog!

Welcome to the MPHA’s new blog, where we will share news, updates, and opportunities for action!

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