Watch: Youth activists call for action on gun violence

Watch: Youth activists call for action on gun violence

At last year’s APHA Annual Meeting, student organizers shared personal stories of gun violence and called on public health workers to support commonsense gun safety reforms.
APHA public health policy institute inspires action

APHA public health policy institute inspires action

Hundreds of APHA members and other public health professionals, students and advocates convened in Washington, D.C., yesterday to attend the APHA Policy Action Institute.
Start 2019 off on the right foot with APHA’s Billion Steps Challenge

Start 2019 off on the right foot with APHA’s Billion Steps Challenge

We’ve set a goal this year of taking 1 billion steps or more by the end of National Public Health Week — and we want you to join us!
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Watch: Advocates highlight challenges to improving LGBT health

Watch: Advocates highlight challenges to improving LGBT health

The APHA leaders say better data and engagement are keys to closing LGBT health gaps.

March 18 news: Sugary drinks, aspirin guidelines, paint stripper ban, parity coverage, ending HIV

Check out today’s public health news for Monday, March 18, 2019

March 15 news: Teen mental health, CDC in Congo, c-sections in Africa, measles and air travel, university public health giving

Check out today's public health news for Friday, March 15, 2019.

Mar. 14 news: FDA vaping policy, Kentucky hepatitis A, LAX measles, PrEP in the deep south, democracy and public health

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Mar. 13 news: Trump HIV budget, adolescent health declining, measles outbreak, flu season, hepatitis

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E. coli in produce shows need for better tracking, prevention

E. coli in produce shows need for better tracking, prevention

For several months last year, a dangerous bacteria and a popular leafy green were involved in a deadly dance. Two major outbreaks of food poisoning involving E. coli and romaine lettuce kept U.S. public health officials busy. Read more in this story from The Nation's Health.

Mar. 12 news: HIV budget, migrants quarantined, FDA review, air pollution and race, medieval diseases

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Mar. 11 news: Flu pandemic, Ebola attack, vaccine-preventable diseases, heart attacks, dog walking risk

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March 8 news: Gun laws, vaccine misinformation, health insurance, childbirth, loneliness, menstrual shaming, daylight saving

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Mar. 7 news: Vaccine op-ed, Title X lawsuits, Gottlieb resigns, mumps detainees, WHO reform

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New fact sheets can help you plan for NPHW

New fact sheets can help you plan for NPHW

Are you ready for National Public Health Week, April 1-7? Check out our new resources to help you plan your activities.

Mar. 6 news: HIV treatment, mumps in Texas, staph, benefits of vaccines, sodium recommendations

Check out today’s public health news for Wednesday, March 6, 2019.