The Nation's Health: Is 'Containment' for public health audiences?

The Nation’s Health: Is ‘Containment’ for public health audiences?

Are we all just days away from being quarantined by a deadly outbreak of highly pathogenic flu? A new TV series thinks so and brings that to life, complete with electrified fences, burning bodies and people being shot in the streets.
US Surgeon General Murthy in NPHW town hall: Public health becoming ‘more prominent’

US Surgeon General Murthy in NPHW town hall: Public health becoming ‘more prominent’

Public health now has an opportunity “unlike any time in recent history,” according our nation’s top doctor.
APHA Storify: Tweet all about it — NPHW 2016 Twitter chat recap

APHA Storify: Tweet all about it — NPHW 2016 Twitter chat recap

On April 6, APHA hosted its annual National Public Health Week Twitter chat. Engaging with more than 1,000 people and organizations, the chat serves as a conversation about the best and most exciting aspects of public health, on scales large and small.
President Obama celebrates National Public Health Week with proclamation

President Obama celebrates National Public Health Week with proclamation

In recognition of National Public Health Week, President Barack Obama issued a proclamation recognizing the value public health workers deliver to our country every day.
Silica rule grants new protections for U.S. workers

Silica rule grants new protections for U.S. workers

U.S. workers won protections from respirable crystalline silica thanks to a new rule announced yesterday by the U.S Department of Labor.
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April 28 news: Mumps at Harvard, concussion effects, Tennessee mental health care law

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, April 28, 2016.
Smallwood: 'I'd love to help' develop APHA policy statement on drowning prevention

Smallwood: ‘I’d love to help’ develop APHA policy statement on drowning prevention

APHA intern Ashley Smallwood spoke to Public Health Newswire about injury and violence prevention across the lifespan.

April 27 news: Take APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge, political agendas and public health, suicide disparities

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

April 26 news: E-cigarette advertising, arsenic in rice cereal, Zika and children with disabilities

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, April 26, 2016.

April 25 news: Zika funding, racism and health, access after prison

Check out today's public health news on Monday, April 25, 2016.

April 22 news: Zika funding vote, mosquitos after floods, suicide rates up

Check out today's public health news on Friday, April 22, 2016.
APHA celebrates Earth Day every day

APHA celebrates Earth Day every day

APHA's Surili Sutaria Patel draws important links between the environment and our health and highlights the commitment of APHA and staff to environmental health.
Take this week’s public health news quiz from The Nation’s Health

Take this week’s public health news quiz from The Nation’s Health

Test your public health news knowledge with this week’s quiz, courtesy of The Nation’s Health, APHA’s newspaper.
Help public health students attend the APHA Annual Meeting

Help public health students attend the APHA Annual Meeting

If you’re looking for ways to support the next generation of public health leaders, the APHA Leadership Challenge is a perfect fit.

April 21 news: Zika funding, officials charged in Flint water crisis, life expectancy

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, April 21, 2016.
President Obama appoints APHA’s Benjamin to key administration council

President Obama appoints APHA’s Benjamin to key administration council

President Barack Obama yesterday announced his intent to appoint APHA Executive Director Georges C. Benjamin, MD, to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council.
Physical Activity Section's Bornstein on National Physical Activity Plan

Physical Activity Section’s Bornstein on National Physical Activity Plan

Public Health Newswire talked to Physical Activity Section Chair Dan Bornstein, PhD, about today's updates to the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan.