New Valentine’s Day e-cards spread smiles, not germs

New Valentine’s Day e-cards spread smiles, not germs

New e-cards whisper sweet-nothings of love — and preparedness — in time for Valentine's Day!
APHA’s Benjamin on Voice of America: ‘Follow science, get vaccinated’

APHA’s Benjamin on Voice of America: ‘Follow science, get vaccinated’

With measles cases on the rise, vaccination is a trending topic right now — literally. Yesterday, Voice of America elevated the issue on its show, “HashtagVOA,” with APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin leading the public health discussion.
‘State of public health 2015’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

‘State of public health 2015’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

In his third annual “state of public health” address for Public Health Newswire, CDC Director Tom Frieden tackles a smorgasbord of pressing health issues. Photo courtesy CDC/ Kathryn Foti
APHA, schools of public health file amicus brief on King v. Burwell

APHA, schools of public health file amicus brief on King v. Burwell

Last week, APHA, the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University and 19 deans from schools of public health and public health programs signed onto an amicus brief outlying the significance of King v. Burwell.
Measles outbreak highlights record number of U.S. cases in 2014

Measles outbreak highlights record number of U.S. cases in 2014

Measles is back and making headlines thanks to a recent and growing outbreak linked to a popular theme park. Find out how this previously "eliminated" disease is making a comeback in the U.S. and how you can protect yourself and others from it.
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King v. Burwell oral arguments open today

King v. Burwell oral arguments open today

Affordable health nationwide is at stake today as oral arguments begin in King v. Burwell, the U.S. Supreme Court case that threatens the Affordable Care Act and entire U.S. health system.
The Nation's Health: Budget calls for end to sequestration, boosts for public health programs

The Nation’s Health: Budget calls for end to sequestration, boosts for public health programs

Check out President Barack Obama's federal budget proposal for public health in the March 2015 edition of The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
APHA’s Benjamin hits airwaves to discuss 'human impact' of ACA

APHA’s Benjamin hits airwaves to discuss ‘human impact’ of ACA

One day before the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in King v. Burwell, APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, championed the Affordable Care Act during Families USA's annual Radio Row.

March 4 news: King v. Burwell oral hearings today, CDC on crashes, e-cigarettes for minors

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, March. 4, 2015.
Join National Public Health Week’s 5th annual Twitter chat on April 8

Join National Public Health Week’s 5th annual Twitter chat on April 8

National Public Health Week is right around the corner. Are you ready to join public health enthusiasts throughout the nation for the 5th annual Twitter chat?

March 3 news: ACA in the Supreme Court, e-cigarettes, teen dating violence

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.
The Nation’s Health: Raising minimum wage good for public health, not just wallets

The Nation’s Health: Raising minimum wage good for public health, not just wallets

Check out the public health benefits of raising minimum wage in March 2015 edition of The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.

March 2 news: King v. Burwell Twitter chat, Sierra Leone president in Ebola quarantine, suicide

Check out today's public health news on Monday, March 2, 2015.

Feb.27 news: Ebola vaccination, Medicaid in Ohio, health apps

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, February 27, 2015.

Feb. 26 news: Flavored alcoholic beverages and teens, Indiana HIV outbreak, deadly bacteria

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.

AJPH study: Better health for black children with foreign-born parents

With U.S. children not meeting the best health outcomes, new AJPH research points to the importance of APHA's National Public Health week theme: Healthiest Nation 2030. Learn more about how the U.S. is faring in health and how to get involved with NPHW 2015.
The Nation's Health: What 'Parks and Recreation' taught us about public health (Storify)

The Nation’s Health: What ‘Parks and Recreation’ taught us about public health (Storify)

What 'Parks and Recreation' taught us about public health, from The Nation's Health.