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!
David Heymann discusses Zika and new CCDM chapter on the virus

David Heymann discusses Zika and new CCDM chapter on the virus

Global infectious disease expert David Heymann, MD, calls the Zika virus “among the most troubling developments of the early 21st century.” In a Q&A with Public Health Newswire, Heymann discusses a new Zika chapter for APHA's renowned disease manual and his outlook for the virus.
APHA’s venerable infectious disease manual now offers Zika chapter

APHA’s venerable infectious disease manual now offers Zika chapter

As the public health community continues to ramp up efforts to address the Zika virus, it has a new tool at its disposal.
The Nation's Health: Is 'Containment' for public health audiences?

The Nation’s Health: Is ‘Containment’ for public health audiences?

Are we all just days away from being quarantined by a deadly outbreak of highly pathogenic flu? A new TV series thinks so and brings that to life, complete with electrified fences, burning bodies and people being shot in the streets.
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Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion restrictions

Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion restrictions

The U. S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas law Monday that imposed unnecessary restrictions on facilities and clinicians at reproductive health clinics and blocked access to abortion for women across the state.

June 28 news: Supreme Court protects abortion access, screening for suicide risk, Zika funding slows in the Senate

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June 27 news: National HIV Testing Day, Zika, chocolate

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June 24 news: APHA on gun storage, occupational health and California studying gun violence

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APHA: Senate ‘missed another opportunity’ to prevent gun violence

APHA: Senate ‘missed another opportunity’ to prevent gun violence

On Monday, the U.S. Senate voted on four measures to address the gun violence epidemic — which kills or injures more than 100,000 people in the U.S. each year. Each time, the Senate voted down commonsense legislation.

June 23 news: Gun control fight needs doctors, spray flu vaccine ineffective, alternative medicine spending

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June 22 news: U.S. health care spending cut under ACA, birth control apps, measles in Miami

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.
AJPH editorial: Time to address brain trauma in vulnerable veterans

AJPH editorial: Time to address brain trauma in vulnerable veterans

A new editorial in the American Journal of Public Health calls for action to address brain trauma in veterans in the hopes of eliminating health disparities among this vulnerable population.
The Nation’s Health launches series on social determinants of health

The Nation’s Health launches series on social determinants of health

Our health is shaped by many factors that are often outside our control. To help us better understand how these forces affect health, The Nation’s Health has begun a multimedia series on the social determinants of health.

June 21 news: Untreated concussions, West Nile Virus in New York, Senate fails to pass gun measures

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, June 21, 2016.

June 20 news: Gun violence research, Zika vaccine, lead exposure testing

Check out today's public health news on Monday, June 20, 2016.
First lady, celebrities highlight first-ever United State of Women Summit

First lady, celebrities highlight first-ever United State of Women Summit

First lady Michelle Obama has pushed forward two major initiatives to improve the health and well-being of girls and women.