APHA marches for science

APHA marches for science

APHA members, APHA Affiliates and public health supporters joined the throngs of evidence-based enthusiasts on Earth Day for the March for Science.
APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge doubles its goal

APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge doubles its goal

Thanks to the exemplary pedestrian efforts and friendly competition of our participants, more than 8,000 people walked 2.2 billion steps by National Public Health Week.
It’s National Public Health Week! How to join the celebration

It’s National Public Health Week! How to join the celebration

It’s that time of year again where we celebrate the remarkable role public health plays in improving people’s lives and the health of our communities.
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April 28 news: Drugged driving fatalities, National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, health care bill halted

Check out today's public health news for Friday, April 28, 2017.
Architecture that matters: Award-winning architecture promotes health and reduces carbon emissions

Architecture that matters: Award-winning architecture promotes health and reduces carbon emissions

APHA’s Year of Climate Change and Health this month focuses on transportation and healthy community design. Learn how architecture is working to promote health.

April 27 news: Freedom Caucus endorses new health bill, Rural doctors’ training in jeopardy, Drug targets global post-birth hemorrhaging problem

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, April 27, 2017.

April 26 news: Mexico eliminates one cause of blindness, Fatal malaria more common in US than previously thought, New pathway explains pollution’s link to heart attacks

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

April 25 news: Study finds college grads use less reliable birth control, Teen opioid centers support sobriety, CHIP protects chronically ill children better than ACA

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, April 25, 2017.
Creating a healthier, cleaner transportation system

Creating a healthier, cleaner transportation system

Guest bloggers from the Natural Resources Defense Council discuss the role of transportation in health as part of APHA's Year of Climate Change and Health.

April 24 news: Surgeon General Murthy dismissed, Science march coverage, Violence as a public health problem

Check out today's public health news for Monday, April 24, 2017.
APHA Storify: Signs of the times: 30 ideas for your public health protests

APHA Storify: Signs of the times: 30 ideas for your public health protests

Marching for public health? Get inspired by these awesome messages from recent events.
APHA celebrates Earth Day in more than one way

APHA celebrates Earth Day in more than one way

With Earth Day and the March for Science slated for Saturday, Surili Patel discusses the significance of APHA's Year of Climate Change and Health and activities for April.

April 21 news: National Health Security Preparedness Index, AJPH research, opioid warning labels for children

Check out today's public health news for Friday, April 21, 2017.

April 20 news: San Francisco bans menthol cigarettes, Cycling to work has large health benefits, Antidepressants in pregnancy less dangerous than previously thought

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, April 20, 2017.

April 19 news: Rep. Denham rejects repeal and replace plan, Prescription nonadherence rates rising, California hospitals score low on patient safety

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, April 19, 2017.