APHA Billion Steps Challenge surpasses goal

APHA Billion Steps Challenge surpasses goal

Participants in APHA’s Billion Steps Challenge once again strode far past the goal.
Q&A with CDC Director Robert Redfield on the state of public health

Q&A with CDC Director Robert Redfield on the state of public health

Public Health Newswire interviewed CDC Director Robert Redfield, MD, on the state of public health and the agency’s plans for 2019.
APHA kicks off National Public Health Week 2019

APHA kicks off National Public Health Week 2019

APHA and hundreds of partners across the country kick off National Public Health Week, April 1-7, to celebrate and advocate for public health.
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April 18 news: Food-borne illness, Ebola survivors, vaccine laws, HIV injection, high-deductible plans

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April 17 news: Lead screening, leprosy, workplace wellness, pelvic mesh, measles orders

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Black maternal health: Helping all to thrive

Black maternal health: Helping all to thrive

It's Black Maternal Health Week. Joia Crear-Perry with National Birth Equity Collaborative recently discussed the challenges of black maternal health with APHA.

April 16 news: Teen violence, sugar labeling, measles spread, MMR booster, air pollution

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April 15 news: E.coli outbreak, measles in Madagascar, high stress, obesity risk, insect-borne diseases

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Yes, EPA: Regulating mercury pollution is “appropriate and necessary”

Yes, EPA: Regulating mercury pollution is “appropriate and necessary”

APHA's Georges Benjamin and Union of Concerned Scientists' Kathleen Rest call out the toxic sleight of hand in the agency’s latest proposal.

April 12 news: Kratom deaths, autism data, NYC mandatory vaccines, Ebola, hand sanitizer

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Attention animal lovers! APHA’s 2019 Get Ready Photo Contest is now open

Attention animal lovers! APHA’s 2019 Get Ready Photo Contest is now open

APHA’s Get Ready Photo Contest is open and taking submissions.

April 11 news: Superbug, Anthrax in animals, Cyclone Idai, health care reform, unisex birth control

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April 10 news: NYC measles emergency, Epstein-Barr vaccine, gun laws, senior suicide, telephone CPR

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April 9 news: Balanced diet, pollution and developmental delays, HHS HIV plan, measles, cholera in Yemen

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April 8 news: E.coli outbreak, Venezuela crisis, mystery infection, senior loneliness, collective trauma

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