Time’s running out to present at the year’s premier public health gathering

Time’s running out to present at the year’s premier public health gathering

Deadlines are coming up to submit abstracts for APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo in Philadelphia.
APHA public health policy institute inspires action

APHA public health policy institute inspires action

Hundreds of APHA members and other public health professionals, students and advocates convened in Washington, D.C., yesterday to attend the APHA Policy Action Institute.
Start 2019 off on the right foot with APHA’s Billion Steps Challenge

Start 2019 off on the right foot with APHA’s Billion Steps Challenge

We’ve set a goal this year of taking 1 billion steps or more by the end of National Public Health Week — and we want you to join us!
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Feb 19 news: Salmonella in turkey, ultraprocessed foods, paid family leave, Philippines measles, nicotine in drugstores

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.
Are we protecting our children?

Are we protecting our children?

APHA's Surili Patel discusses an upcoming report and webinar that will spotlight the Association's soon-to-be-released national review of environmental health services and protections for children.

Feb. 15 news: Flu shots, cancer disparities, syphilis rates, kidney disease and climate change

Check out today’s public health news for Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.
'My first year as HHS assistant secretary for health' — Adm. Brett Giroir, MD

‘My first year as HHS assistant secretary for health’ — Adm. Brett Giroir, MD

HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Adm. Brett Giroir reflects on the accomplishments of his office and looks to the public health work ahead.

Feb. 14. news: Cardiovascular health, pesticides, school shooting software, marijuana, superbug

Check out today’s public health news for Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

Feb. 13. news: Brucella outbreak, teen vaccines, maternal depression, vaccine exploitation, climate change

Check out today’s public health news for Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019
$1.5 million public health prize competition announces winners

$1.5 million public health prize competition announces winners

The Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge awarded prizes to two winning and eight runner-up communities for projects that improve measurable health outcomes and promote health and wellness.

Feb 12 news: Medical bankruptcy, teen mental health, AIDS plan, vaccine storage, teen vaping

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019.

Feb. 11 news: Exercise guidelines, measles vaccine, Ebola outbreak, Venezuela’s doctors, sickle cell advocate

Check out today’s public health news for Monday, Feb. 11, 2019

Feb 8 news: Measles outbreak, rats in LA, HIV plan, PrEP and women, breast implants and cancer

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Feb. 8, 2019.

Feb. 7 news: HIV plan, climate change, dementia, opioids, declining suicide rates

Check out today’s public health news for Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
As new Congress arrives, APHA discusses outlook for public health priorities and action

As new Congress arrives, APHA discusses outlook for public health priorities and action

APHA will discuss the outlook for public health priorities and action with leaders in the field at the Policy Action Institute today in Washington, D.C.