Walk your way to better health with APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge

Walk your way to better health with APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge

We've set a goal this year of taking 1 billion steps by the end of National Public Health Week — and we want you to join us! Photo by Andrew Cribb, courtesy iStockphoto
Top 10 stories of 2016 on Public Health Newswire

Top 10 stories of 2016 on Public Health Newswire

Check out our top 10 public health news stories of the year, and let us know your favorite!
6 public health advocacy wins of 2016

6 public health advocacy wins of 2016

Despite a challenging year for APHA and other advocates, a number of measures were advanced in 2016 that will improve the health of all Americans.
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Jan. 20 news: Public health funding could be at risk, private insurance underpins ACA, what to look for under Trump presidency

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Jan 20, 2017.
Watch: APHA lauded for climate change work during HHS nominee hearing

Watch: APHA lauded for climate change work during HHS nominee hearing

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse gave APHA a shout-out during yesterday's Senate hearings for HHS Secretary-designate Rep. Tom Price.

Jan. 19 news: ACA repeal would affect employer health plans, governors seek alternative to Medicaid expansion, HHS nominee vetted

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.
'Chronic Disease Epidemiology Prevention and Control': Q&A with editor Patrick Remington

‘Chronic Disease Epidemiology Prevention and Control’: Q&A with editor Patrick Remington

The new edition discusses the current knowledge and best practices in the prevention and control of major chronic diseases and their risk factors.
Watch: Anthony Iton talks education as key determinant of health

Watch: Anthony Iton talks education as key determinant of health

Public health leader Anthony Iton discusses the intersections between education, health and longevity.

Jan. 18 news: 18 million would lose insurance under ACA repeal, defunding Planned Parenthood would devastate access to care, HHS nominee faces questions

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.
‘State of Public Health 2017’ with outgoing CDC Director Tom Frieden

‘State of Public Health 2017’ with outgoing CDC Director Tom Frieden

As he prepares to leave office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden shared with us his hopes for the future of public health and the challenges that still lie ahead.

Jan. 17 news: ACA repeal threatens public health funding, abortion rate drops, rural hospitals at risk under ACA repeal

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.

Jan. 13 news: House to vote on ACA repeal, cold temps help spread viruses, report shows health effects of cannabis

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.
APHA, health advocates decry Senate vote to begin repeal of ACA

APHA, health advocates decry Senate vote to begin repeal of ACA

"We are deeply troubled that the Senate hastily approved the budget resolution that could repeal the Affordable Care Act with no replacement plan in place," said APHA's Georges Benjamin.

Jan. 12 news: Obamacare, obesity consequences for youths, contraceptive access

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.
The Nation's Health: New criteria for accreditation to chart updated course for public health education

The Nation’s Health: New criteria for accreditation to chart updated course for public health education

The Council on Education for Public Health's revised accreditation criteria aims to graduate public health students ready to practice from day one.