APHA releases Ebola resource during global outbreak

APHA releases Ebola resource during global outbreak

The Ebola-Marburg virus chapter of APHA's forthcoming Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (CCDM), 20th Edition, is available online as a free download.
EPA hosts public hearings in four cities for proposed rule

EPA hosts public hearings in four cities for proposed rule

This week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is hosting public hearings for its Clean Power Plan, which proposed the first-ever nationwide carbon-emissions limits for existing power plants.
APHA seeks to educate Congress during 2014 PHACT Campaign

APHA seeks to educate Congress during 2014 PHACT Campaign

This summer APHA is once again empowering its members, Affiliates and other health advocates to make their voices heard on critical public health issues through its annual Public Health ACTion, or PHACT, Campaign.
Looking back, moving forward as APHA heads to New Orleans

Looking back, moving forward as APHA heads to New Orleans

Bittersweet. That’s one way to describe getting ready for APHA’s 142nd Annual Meeting & Exposition in New Orleans, marking the Association's first return to the city since before Hurricane Katrina.
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Sept. 2 news: Food prices and Ebola, U.S. eating habits, state emergency standards for kids

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, September 2, 2014.
Truth campaign inspires youth to 'finish' smoking

Truth campaign inspires youth to ‘finish’ smoking

With youth smoking rates at their lowest level in 22 years, Legacy has launched the latest installment of the “truth” smoking prevention campaign to inspire youth to “finish it” once and for all by making tobacco use a thing of the past.

Aug. 29 news: Ebola updates, most US babies get vaccinated, RWJF awards

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
APHA’s Benjamin again named one of health care’s most influential leaders

APHA’s Benjamin again named one of health care’s most influential leaders

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, is considered an impactful change agent in health care — right up there with the president and private sector CEOs.

Aug. 28 news: Ebola vaccine trials, seniors and fall prevention, West Nile virus

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, August 28, 2014.
ABC’s Besser: 4 tips for pitching your health news to the media

ABC’s Besser: 4 tips for pitching your health news to the media

Before heading off to Liberia this week to cover the Ebola outbreak, ABC News Chief Health and Medical Editor Richard Besser stopped in Atlanta to pass along tips for communicating health news from the other side of the camera.

American Journal of Public Health still leader in public health research

New measurements have been announced by the Journal Citation Reports that continue to identify AJPH as a highly cited public health resource. Read more about what the journal has to offer.

Aug. 27 news: Community Health Advisor, Ebola treatment, Nintendo Wii

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
ABC’s Besser lauds work of health communicators

ABC’s Besser lauds work of health communicators

Influenza claims the lives of thousands annually, but two flu-related deaths sparked particular concern among health officials in spring 2009.
'One Key Question' to revolutionize reproductive, public health

‘One Key Question’ to revolutionize reproductive, public health

A public health movement in Oregon — where doctors query every woman of reproductive age — could make women and families healthier across the nation. It's called "One Key Question."

Aug. 26 news: WHO and e-cigarettes, late school start for teens, climate change and health care savings

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

Aug. 25 news: AHA on e-cigarettes, Ebola drug victim, Sam’s Club recall

Check out today's public health news on Monday, August 25, 2014.