‘The global pandemic of inactivity’ with Loretta DiPietro

‘The global pandemic of inactivity’ with Loretta DiPietro

Loretta DiPietro, PhD, of The George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health spoke to Public Health Newswire about the health implications of physical inactivity in America. Photo by Andrew Cribb, courtesy iStockphoto
AJPH: Findings from 40-year Nurses’ Health Study

AJPH: Findings from 40-year Nurses’ Health Study

A new issue of the American Journal of Public Health celebrates the 40th anniversary of the historic Nurses’ Health Study.
Storify: Be in the know about 'Pokemon Go'

Storify: Be in the know about ‘Pokemon Go’

'Pokemon Go' has taken the world by storm. Here are five public health perks and pitfalls of catching 'em all courtesy The Nation's Health.
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!
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Aug. 26 news: Soda tax effects, benefits of standing desks, teen vaping

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016.
How public health has supported Louisiana flood victims

How public health has supported Louisiana flood victims

Jamie Roques, an APHA and Louisiana Public Health Association member, spoke to Public Health Newswire about the state's historic floods and public health's role both in future preparedness and current recovery efforts.

Aug. 24 news: Flint water investigation, Zika, US drug costs

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016.

Aug. 23 news: Breastfeeding report card, happiness at work, Zika

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Aug. 22 news: HPV vaccine, Zika, health equity

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CDC's Beard: How we can protect ourselves and each other from Zika

CDC’s Beard: How we can protect ourselves and each other from Zika

APHA's Get Ready campaign spoke to CDC's Ben Beard, MS, PhD, to discuss what Americans — including pregnant women, travelers, outdoor workers and people living in areas where Zika might be spreading — can do to protect themselves and others from infection.

Aug. 19 news: Contact lens and health, Zika, ACA improves uninsurance rates

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016.

Aug. 18 news: Britain sugar tax, Zika in Puerto Rico, maternal and child health

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016.

Aug. 17 news: Health insurance exchanges, CDC on Zika, infant carriers

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016.
The Nation's Health: WHO: Emergency health workers, facilities intentionally targeted

The Nation’s Health: WHO: Emergency health workers, facilities intentionally targeted

Earlier this year, Doctors Without Borders wanted to reopen a clinic in southern Syria that had been destroyed during bombings.

Aug. 16 news: National Health Center Week, acetaminophen during pregnancy, Zika

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016.
The Nation's Health: States, cities raising their minimum age for tobacco sales to 21

The Nation’s Health: States, cities raising their minimum age for tobacco sales to 21

Measures that can prevent potential smokers from lighting up are catching fire nationwide, such as reevaluating the age at which consumers can buy tobacco.