Climate changes tribal and indigenous health

Climate changes tribal and indigenous health

A look at priorities in tribal public health.
APHA supports the March for Science

APHA supports the March for Science

Every day, APHA members and supporters fight for public health practices and policy that are backed by science, not opinion. Here’s a few reasons why public health supports the March for Science.
APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge strides past goal

APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge strides past goal

For the second year, participants in APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge far surpassed the goal as part of the National Public Health Week celebration.
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May 25 news: Nipah virus, pool illnesses, Ebola outbreak, car hyperthermia, obesity and cancer, malaria test

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, May 25, 2018.

May 24 news: Life expectancy, lung cancer, HIV in Sudan, climate change, diabetes

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, May 24, 2018.

May 23 news: Ebola vaccine, air pollution, Title X, cancer mortality

Check out today’s public health news on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

May 22 news: Suicide disparities, diagnostic tests, Nipah virus, Obamacare, water contamination

Check out today’s public health news on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
Q&A with HHS’ Don Wright: Public health can promote healthy aging

Q&A with HHS’ Don Wright: Public health can promote healthy aging

America’s population is getting older, with seniors projected to outnumber children for the first time by 2035. We discussed the challenges this presents along with the upcoming Healthy Aging Summit with APHA member and HHS Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Don Wright.

May 21 news: Auto emissions rollback, firearm research, Ebola vaccinations, health disparities

Check out today's public health news for Monday, May 21, 2018.

May 18 news: SNAP changes, gun owners support gun control, Trump abortion restrictions, HPV vaccine, fertility rate

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, May 18, 2018.
Action planning for walkable environments

Action planning for walkable environments

Physical activity is key to improving health outcomes. APHA's Kate Robb reports on a recent effort to develop and implement plans for creating more walkable communities.

May 17 news: Ebola response, E. coli outbreak, Ebola in Mbandaka, lung cancer screening, Surgeon General

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, May 17, 2018.
ACA essential health benefits come under threat

ACA essential health benefits come under threat

Health plans are required to cover basic health services such as maternity care, mental health care, and vision and oral health care for kids under the Affordable Care Act. That requirement may be at risk, according to this report from The Nation's Health.

May 16 news: Ebola vaccine, flavored e-cigarette ban, suicide in children, STDs in California

Check out today’s public health news on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
APHA, NACCHO join NIH to launch All of Us Research Program

APHA, NACCHO join NIH to launch All of Us Research Program

We all want to live long, healthy lives. A new, large-scale research program hopes to get us to that goal.