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Closing General Session: ‘The pursuit of health is the pursuit of justice’

Closing General Session: ‘The pursuit of health is the pursuit of justice’

What do you get when the nation’s three largest public health associations come together to discuss health equity? Inspired, motivated and compelled to action.
Tweets of the Day from #APHA2016

Tweets of the Day from #APHA2016

Some our favorite #APHA2016 tweets as we say good-bye to Denver.
APHA Annual Meeting Day 5: Photos from Denver

APHA Annual Meeting Day 5: Photos from Denver

One last look at all the smiling faces from the APHA 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver.
Public health in the headlines: How does news coverage impact health?

Public health in the headlines: How does news coverage impact health?

Media. It’s everywhere these days. So, it’s not surprising that it impacts our health and behaviors as well as our perception of serious public health problems.
Walking the public health walk

Walking the public health walk

A big thank you to all the Annual Meeting attendees who participated in this year's APHA 2016 Steps Challenge!
Tweets of the Day from #APHA2016

Tweets of the Day from #APHA2016

More than 16,000 people have tweeted using the hashtag #APHA2016!

New APHA policy statements adopted in Denver

APHA adopted 11 new policy statements today during its 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver.
APHA Annual Meeting Day 4: Photos from Denver

APHA Annual Meeting Day 4: Photos from Denver

The public health action continues in Denver.
When food attacks: Innovations in foodborne illness outbreak response

When food attacks: Innovations in foodborne illness outbreak response

Every year in the U.S., 48 million people get sick with foodborne illness, 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 people die. At the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, those numbers are driving new solutions.
Tweets of the Day from #APHA2016

Tweets of the Day from #APHA2016

So many great tweets using the hashtag #APHA2016!
APHA Annual Meeting Day 3: Photos from Denver

APHA Annual Meeting Day 3: Photos from Denver

A picture is worth a thousand words.
Insuring the right to health: Making the marketplaces work for everyone

Insuring the right to health: Making the marketplaces work for everyone

It’s been six years since the passage of the Affordable Care Act and the nation’s uninsured rate has dropped to a record low. That’s the good news.