APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge strides past goal

APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge strides past goal

For the second year, participants in APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge far surpassed the goal as part of the National Public Health Week celebration.
Healthiest Communities: A new tool for improving public health

Healthiest Communities: A new tool for improving public health

Released this week, Healthiest Communities tackles some of the toughest questions in public health.
New book helps you share health information in your community

New book helps you share health information in your community

Educators and advocates in search of tools to help spread the word about public health have a new resource available to them: "Healthy You Tear & Share: Health Information Tipsheets."
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Celebrate Earth Day!

Celebrate Earth Day!

Commit to protecting our environment.

April 20 news: Naloxone recommendation, hepatitis A, SAMHSA contracts, Puerto Rico mental health

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, April 20, 2018.

April 19 news: E. coli outbreak continues, opioid prescriptions, JUUL e-cigarettes, concussions and Parkinson’s

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, April 19, 2018.

April 18 news: Malaria fight, State of the Air, mouse germs, fall prevention, E. coli outbreak

Check out today’s public health news on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.
Q&A with the Oregon Health Authority: School-based health centers and health reform

Q&A with the Oregon Health Authority: School-based health centers and health reform

Public Health Newswire asks the Oregon Health Authority about the role of school-based health centers in health reform.

April 17 news: Emergency preparedness, dangerous air, age and alcohol, light smoking risks, ulcer epidemic

Check out today’s public health news on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

April 16 news: Disease detective summit, E. coli outbreak, salmonella outbreak, Ebola vaccine protection

Check out today’s public health news on Monday, April 16, 2018.
Communities recognized for work to improve public health

Communities recognized for work to improve public health

Communities are going above and beyond to focus their work around local social determinants of health as part of the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge. Read about their efforts in this story from The Nation's Health.

April 13 news: Alcohol and life expectancy, pollution harm, air quality deregulation, fewer child cavities

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, April 13, 2018.
APHA supports the March for Science

APHA supports the March for Science

Every day, APHA members and supporters fight for public health practices and policy that are backed by science, not opinion. Here’s a few reasons why public health supports the March for Science.

April 12 news: E. Coli outbreak, naloxone price, maternal health, polio eradication, ACA

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, April 12, 2018.
The Nation’s Health special section addresses preventing sexual assaults

The Nation’s Health special section addresses preventing sexual assaults

With a rise in national conversation about sexual violence, The Nation’s Health newspaper devoted a special section addressing the issue and sharing health strategies that work to prevent it.