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CDC - September 2015 Edition - Public Health Law News - Public Health Law

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Thursday, September 17, 2015

September 2015 issue of Public Health Law News

Each issue features legal news relating to public health and includes announcements; top national, state, and local stories; state and federal court opinions; and interviews.

In This Edition

Feature: Profiles in Public Health Law

Tina Batra Hershey, JD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management Department, Assistant Director for Law and Policy, Center for Public Health Practice, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

Menu of Selected Tribal Motor Vehicle Safety Laws

This menu, published by CDC’s Public Health Law Program (PHLP), informs tribal public health practitioners, policy makers, and attorneys about tribes’ use of law as a tool to address motor vehicle-related injuries.

Webinar Series on the Intersection of Public Health and Health Care—The Role of Law

The American Health Lawyers Association and the PHLP are co-hosting a six-part free webinar series focused on legal issues at the intersection of public health and health care. The fourth webinar in the series Implementing the ACA—Community Health Needs Assessments, will take place Friday, September 18, 2015, 1:00–2:30 pm (EDT). This webinar will describe federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics and give practical insight into the field.

FDA Seeks Comments on Proposed Nutrition Labeling Changes

The FDA issued two proposed rules and one supplemental proposed rule on updating the Nutrition Facts label. The rules are published in the Federal Register so that members of the public can review them and send comments to the FDA. The FDA will consider comments on the original proposed rules and supplemental proposed rule before issuing a final rule.Comments are due October 13, 2015.

Public Health Law News Quiz Question, August 2015

What month is National Preparedness Month?

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