APHA’s Benjamin, congressional leaders: ‘We must act’ now on Zika

APHA’s Benjamin, congressional leaders: ‘We must act’ now on Zika

Public health isn’t alone in the fight against Zika.
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. Photo courtesy FEMA/JT Blatty
‘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
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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Earnings influential as lifelong social determinant of health

Earnings influential as lifelong social determinant of health

Of all social determinants of health, research shows there is one that is perhaps the most influential: income. Read more from this story in the October 2016 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.

Sept. 30 news: Declining vaccination rates, Zika death, prescription drug prices

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016.
Congress approves $1.1 billion in funding to combat Zika

Congress approves $1.1 billion in funding to combat Zika

In the past 24 hours, both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives voted to pass legislation that included $1.1 billion in funding to combat the ongoing Zika epidemic through fiscal year 2017.

Sept. 29 news: Congress approves Zika funding, Zika transmission, teen birth rate

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016.

Sept. 28 news: Measles eliminated in Americas, bullying fact sheet, youth concussions

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016.
APHA announces 2016 award winners

APHA announces 2016 award winners

A pediatrician and civil engineer who helped sound the alarm over elevated blood-lead levels in Flint, Michigan, are among this year's honorees who will be recognized during APHA's 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo.

Sept. 27 news: Zika, happy people, morning sickness

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016.
AtlanticLIVE forum: Here’s how we prioritize social determinants of health

AtlanticLIVE forum: Here’s how we prioritize social determinants of health

Yesterday, leaders from challenge co-partners APHA and the National Association of Counties joined an AtlanticLIVE forum, sponsored by the Aetna Foundation, to explore how the equation can become a nationwide reality.
The Clean Power Plan: A public health imperative

The Clean Power Plan: A public health imperative

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit hears oral arguments today on the Clean Power Plan. Environmental Defense Fund attorneys Martha Roberts and Ben Levitan outline what's at stake for public health.

Sept. 26 news: HealthyCommunity50 award, breast cancer screenings for men, Zika

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.

Sept. 23 news: Falls prevention, drug resistant gonorrhea, life expectancy

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Sept. 22 news: UN on drug resistance, Zuckerberg invests in disease research, medical marijuana law

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016.