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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Climate-Ready: CDC grantees talk community climate solutions

Climate-Ready: CDC grantees talk community climate solutions

APHA's Surili Sutaria Patel reports on the recent CDC National Center for Environmental Health gathering of Climate-Ready States and Cities Initiative grantees.

March 22 news: Texting while driving bans, fentanyl deaths, Temple University mumps, genetic research bias, pregnancy in prison

Check out today's public health news for Friday, March 22, 2019.
“Don’t Shoot” student music video debuts

“Don’t Shoot” student music video debuts

APHA helps students deal with and speak out against gun violence.

March 21 news: Fentanyl deaths rise, Cyclone Idai, NZ gun control, Ebola, ADHD and psychosis

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March 20 news: Breast implant review, cannabis risk, sudden infant death, addiction medicine, mumps

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March 19 news: HIV in the south, flooding in Nebraska, preventing peanut allergies, new HIV infections, colon cancer

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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

Check out today’s public health news for Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2019.
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.