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All Things APHA


APHA supports the March for Science
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Megan Lowry

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April 12, 2018

Every day, APHA members and supporters fight for public health practices and policy that are backed by science, not opinion.
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All Things APHA / Prevention


The Nation’s Health special section addresses preventing sexual assaults
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David Fouse

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April 11, 2018

With a rise in national conversation about sexual violence, The Nation’s Health newspaper devoted a special section addressing the issue and sharing health strategies that work to prevent it.
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All Things APHA / NPHW


APHA's Billion Steps challenge strides past goal
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David Fouse

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April 10, 2018

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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Guest Post / NPHW


NPHW guest post: Ensuring the right to health meets a basic human need
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David Fouse

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April 06, 2018

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is ensuring the right to health, and our guest blogger is APHA member Andrea P. Lowe, PhD, MPH.
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Guest Post / NPHW


NPHW guest post: Addressing suicide by firearm
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April 05, 2018

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is injury and violence prevention, and our guest bloggers are APHA members David Swedler, PhD, MPH, and Carol Thornton, MPA.
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Guest Post / NPHW


NPHW guest post: Dignifying neighborhoods to create opportunities for health
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David Fouse

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April 04, 2018

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is environmental health, and our guest blogger is APHA member Megan Latshaw, PhD, MHS.
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Guest Post / NPHW


NPHW guest post: On the front lines protecting against disease
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David Fouse

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April 03, 2018

Our National Public Health Week guest post discussing communicable disease is from APHA member E. Oscar Alleyne, DrPH, MPH.
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Guest Post / NPHW


NPHW guest post: A market solution for assuring mental health services?
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David Fouse

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April 02, 2018

Today's National Public Health Week guest post discussing behavioral health comes from APHA member Kathleen Thomas, PhD, MPH.
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NPHW / Words from Members


Join APHA and celebrate National Public Health Week 2018
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Megan Lowry

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April 02, 2018

American Public Health Association President Joseph Telfair, DrPH, MPH, MSW, explores everything we have in store this week.
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Findings


Healthiest Communities: a new tool for improving public health
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Megan Lowry

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March 26, 2018

Released this week, Healthiest Communities tackles some of the toughest questions in public health.
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Words from Members / Voices


Reflections from professionals on World Oral Health Day
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David Fouse

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March 20, 2018

Members of APHA’s Oral Health Section contributed a series of posts today discussing opportunities and challenges in oral health on World Oral Health Day.
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Environment / Transportation / The Nation's Health


Biking, walking become more accessible in metro areas
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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March 07, 2018

Across the country, metropolitan areas large and small are taking steps to improve local walking and biking opportunities. New guides from APHA and partners are helping them improve their communities. Read our report from The Nation's Health.

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