New! Control of Communicable Diseases: Laboratory Practice

New! Control of Communicable Diseases: Laboratory Practice

A new book from APHA Press helps further build the world’s capacity to detect and respond to communicable disease threats. Read our Q&A with APHA member and editor Burton Wilcke Jr., PhD.
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.
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September 13 news: Banned flavored e-cigarettes, health coverage, ebola wars, hurricane Dorian,peanut allergy treatment, CRISPR, abortion counseling law, and at home rape kits

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#ClimateChangesHealth advocate Christopher Aono speaks for health

#ClimateChangesHealth advocate Christopher Aono speaks for health

APHA helps the next generation of public health professionals take action on climate change.
Suicide prevention: Raising awareness of a public health threat

Suicide prevention: Raising awareness of a public health threat

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Sept. 10 news: E-cigarettes, drug prices, vaccine bills, World Suicide Prevention Day, out of state abortions, and obesity

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#ClimateChangesHealth advocate Sativa Banks speaks for health

#ClimateChangesHealth advocate Sativa Banks speaks for health

APHA helps the next generation of public health professionals take action on climate change.

September 3 news: Hurricane Dorian, student vaccinations and chronic illness

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Aug 30 news: Hurricane Dorian, restrictions on methane, teen depression and pain killers

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Empower parents, enable breastfeeding

Empower parents, enable breastfeeding

Skilled support for lactation and breastfeeding is a health right

August 28 news: Measles elimination, suicide rates, coal ash, and opioid case settlement

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Meet us in Philadelphia, a city of history, culture and health

Meet us in Philadelphia, a city of history, culture and health

The first in a series of 2019 "Fresh Perspectives" blog posts presented by the de Beaumont Foundation.

August 27 news: Opioid verdict analysis, US death from rare mosquito virus, dogs dying from toxic algae, and Venezuela vaccination cards

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August 26 news: Opioid lawsuit, immigrant vaccinations, uninsured rates, and Measles

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