For science. For action. For health: Registration opens for APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting

For science. For action. For health: Registration opens for APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting

Register for the year’s largest gathering of public health professionals by Aug. 8 and save more than $100.
Cases of tick-borne diseases rising rapidly in parts of US

Cases of tick-borne diseases rising rapidly in parts of US

The spread of dangerous ticks and other vectors such as mosquitoes in the U.S. is linked to climate change. Read more in this story from The Nation's Health.
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.
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40 Under 40 in Public Health: Q&A with de Beaumont's Brian Castrucci

40 Under 40 in Public Health: Q&A with de Beaumont’s Brian Castrucci

The de Beaumont Foundation recently announced 40 Under 40 in Public Health, a new program to recognize innovation among young leaders in the field. Foundation President and CEO Brian Castrucci talks with us about the initiative and how the effort can help shape the field going forward.

June 19 news: Suicide, abortion, vaccination exemptions, obesity, and health insurance

PBS — Suicide among teens and young adults reaches highest level since 2000 The rate of U.S. adolescents and young adults dying of suicide has reached its highest level in nearly two decades, according a report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. University of California San Francisco — Women denied abortions may...
APHA members joined global community at the World Health Assembly in Geneva

APHA members joined global community at the World Health Assembly in Geneva

APHA member Hoai-An Truong joined other APHA members at the World Health Assembly last month. He shared this report.

June 18 news: Drinking water, meth rise, climate change and bacteria, surprise medical bills, vaccine injury

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

June 17 news: AAP measles report, Trump health care plan, marijuana and opioids, mental health and conflict, CVS tobacco

Check out today's public health news for Monday, June 17, 2019.

June 14 news: Suicide and overdose deaths, HIV in NYC, disability and medicine, drug resistance, Colorado vaccination

Check out today's public health news for Friday, June 14, 2019.

June 13th news: 9/11 Victims’ fund, social security, LGBTQ mental health and humanitarian health at the border

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Taking action on climate change to improve public health

Taking action on climate change to improve public health

APHA's Speak for Health Advocacy Bootcamp is bringing this message to Capitol Hill: climate change is the biggest threat facing public health.

June 12 news: Firefighters’ health, Missouri’s Planned Parenthood clinic, bipartisan healthcare hearing, veteran mental health, Ebola in Uganda, LGBTQ healthcare protections

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.
Climate, weather and health from a student perspective

Climate, weather and health from a student perspective

Public health students, recent graduates and early-career professionals can make a difference.
National Public Health Week 2019 events share science, promote action

National Public Health Week 2019 events share science, promote action

National Public Health Week events showcased creativity as communities across the country celebrated public health in April. Read our roundup of NPHW highlights from the latest issue of The Nation's Health.

June 11 news: HIV in Pakistan, health care for undocumented immigrants, tobacco ban, legalization of sex work, stem cells, JUUL research

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.