Registration for the 2016 Annual Meeting is now open

Registration for the 2016 Annual Meeting is now open

It’s hard to return from a long holiday weekend to the daily grind, no matter how much you love your work. But it’s not so bad when you realize that registration for APHA’s 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo is now open!
David Heymann discusses Zika and new CCDM chapter on the virus

David Heymann discusses Zika and new CCDM chapter on the virus

Global infectious disease expert David Heymann, MD, calls the Zika virus “among the most troubling developments of the early 21st century.” In a Q&A with Public Health Newswire, Heymann discusses a new Zika chapter for APHA's renowned disease manual and his outlook for the virus.
APHA’s venerable infectious disease manual now offers Zika chapter

APHA’s venerable infectious disease manual now offers Zika chapter

As the public health community continues to ramp up efforts to address the Zika virus, it has a new tool at its disposal.
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July 27 news: Hepatitis C in children, menopause and aging, transgender identity may be declassified as mental disorder

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.

July 26 news: Testing pregnant women for Zika, Red Cross requests blood donations, depression treatment

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.
CDC Director Tom Frieden speaks on Zika

CDC Director Tom Frieden speaks on Zika

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden and his agency are faced with what he calls an “unprecedented” and “urgent” health threat: the Zika virus. Zika is the first mosquito-transmissible virus that has been shown to cause birth defects, and the first mosquito-borne sexually transmitted disease or infection.

July 25 news: Abortion access in Alaska, CVS in Texas makes naloxone available over the counter, behavior changes and dementia

Check out today's public health news on Monday, July 25, 2016.

July 22 news: Florida may have second non-travel Zika case, female smokers, ACA premiums

Check out today's public health news on Friday, July 22, 2016.
APHA President Camara Jones: We need a nationwide conversation on racism

APHA President Camara Jones: We need a nationwide conversation on racism

APHA President Camara Jones underscores the need for a robust national conversation on racism as a first step to creating a healthier nation.
The Nation's Health (Storify): Parks are great for health

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Parks are great for health

July is national Park and Recreation Month, and the National Recreation and Park Association wants you to get outside and get active.

July 21 news: Zika virus in Florida, salmonella, advancements in hip replacements

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 21, 2016.

July 20 news: Chlamydia vaccine, IVF and breast cancer risk, Norovirus at RNC

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, July 20, 2016.
House Labor-HHS funding measure ‘falls far short,’ says APHA

House Labor-HHS funding measure ‘falls far short,’ says APHA

Funding levels for public health hang in the balance as House appropriators last week set their first spending mark for next year.

July 19 news: House passes mental health bill, fracking, preventing strokes

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.
APHA: 'Great disappointment' at lack of congressional funding for Zika

APHA: ‘Great disappointment’ at lack of congressional funding for Zika

Today marks the beginning of Congress' seven-week recess without any dedicated funding to protect Americans from the Zika virus infection.