Ebola: More than 1,500 deaths, needs ‘urgent response’

Ebola: More than 1,500 deaths, needs ‘urgent response’

The Ebola outbreak has already claimed the lives of more than 1,500 people, infected more than 3,000 and is “likely to get worse.”
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.
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.
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Sept. 22 news: APHA Social Media Lab, Ebola, breast-pumping toolbelt

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014.
More than half of Americans not getting flu shots

More than half of Americans not getting flu shots

Less than 50 percent of Americans received flu vaccinations this past flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
APHA Google+ Hangout helps Americans prepare for emergencies

APHA Google+ Hangout helps Americans prepare for emergencies

Can Americans prepare for infectious disease outbreaks, extreme weather events, mental health disasters and active shootings? Yes, they can.

Sept. 19 news: Public health accreditations, antidepressants, flu shots

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

Sept. 18 news: Plastic chemicals and asthma, enterovirus, Ebola hospital preparedeness

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.
The Nation's Health: 4 reasons why all pharmacies should ditch tobacco

The Nation’s Health: 4 reasons why all pharmacies should ditch tobacco

Check out four reasons why all pharmacies should ditch tobacco in this Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
You can join US Ebola response right now

You can join US Ebola response right now

Yesterday, U.S. President Barack Obama announced “a major increase” in the nation’s response to Ebola. And you can help.

Sept. 17 news: US Census Bureau on income and health insurance, Ebola vaccine

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
Today is Get Ready Day

Today is Get Ready Day

Today, APHA asks one very important question: Are you ready? It’s Get Ready Day — APHA’s annual event to raise emergency preparedness awareness nationwide.

AJPH study: Hispanic neighborhoods may face the most air pollution

Where you live can affect your health, and new research finds an association between the racial and ethnic makeup of your neighborhood and exposure to air pollution.

Sept. 16 news: Troops to battle Ebola, pain medication overdoses, parents and whooping cough

Check out the latest in public health for Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

Sept. 15 news: APHA Get Ready Google+ Hangout on preparedness, Ebola, CDC

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.