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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Aug. 22 news: Ebola patients released, skin cancer, EPA on air pollution

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, August 22, 2014.

Aug. 21 news: Contraception saving money, hospital patient data, exercise for older women

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, August 21, 2014.
Annual Meeting early bird registration deadline ending soon

Annual Meeting early bird registration deadline ending soon

Have you registered for APHA’s 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition yet? Register by Thursday, Aug. 28 to save big with the early bird discounted rate.
In public health, ‘our stories can save lives’

In public health, ‘our stories can save lives’

Paul Smith is not a public health expert. But he knows how to tell a story, and that’s why he was chosen to speak at the Eighth National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media this week in Atlanta.

Aug. 20 news: N.C. health care, sleep habits, smoking cessation

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, August 20, 2014.

Aug. 19 news: Heart disease progress, child vaccinations, caring for aging parents

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, August 19, 2014.
The Nation's Health: 5 health threats scarier than Ebola

The Nation’s Health: 5 health threats scarier than Ebola

Check out five health threats more dangerous than Ebola in this Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.

New teen mental health findings in latest issue of the American Journal of Public Health

The mad dash for school supplies and new school clothes has begun for many students and parents. But should that back-to-school checklist include preparing for students’ mental health, too? Check out the latest AJPH research to learn more.

Aug. 18 news: Public health budget, suicide study, Ebola, ALS

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

Aug. 15 news: TB outbreak, synthetic marijuana, WHO on Ebola

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

Aug. 14 news: An Ebola cure, marijuana and public health, Mass. hospital mistakes

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.
5 ACA updates you should know about

5 ACA updates you should know about

This summer, ongoing implementation of the Affordable Care Act has resulted in a range of public health news. Here are five ACA updates you should know about.