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President’s 2018 budget devastating to public health: Cuts to prevention, research, programs

President’s 2018 budget devastating to public health: Cuts to prevention, research, programs

As the White House readies its budget proposal for release tomorrow, The Nation's Health reports the outline shows ominous signs for public health.
Public health on high alert for Zika as mosquito season looms

Public health on high alert for Zika as mosquito season looms

Warm weather is here, and so are mosquitoes. Health agencies around the nation are gearing up for a second year of Zika cases. Read about preparations in this story from the May 2017 issue of The Nation's Health.
The Nation's Health: Fracking activities can put drinking water at risk due to toxicity

The Nation’s Health: Fracking activities can put drinking water at risk due to toxicity

EPA has announced that hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as fracking, has the potential to affect drinking water sources in the U.S.
Watch: CDC’s Schuchat talks emerging disease threats, emergency response

Watch: CDC’s Schuchat talks emerging disease threats, emergency response

Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention chats with APHA TV about being more proactive in engaging populations in creating and implementing solutions to our big health problems.
Watch: Karen Onyeije promotes better health through broadband

Watch: Karen Onyeije promotes better health through broadband

During APHA 2016, APHA TV interviewed Karen Onyeije, associate general counsel at the Federal Communications Commission, about the agency’s Connect2HealthFCC Task Force.
Watch: Anthony Iton talks education as key determinant of health

Watch: Anthony Iton talks education as key determinant of health

Public health leader Anthony Iton discusses the intersections between education, health and longevity.
Watch: David Satcher calls for narrowing disparities to become healthiest nation

Watch: David Satcher calls for narrowing disparities to become healthiest nation

Former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher talks to APHA TV and calls for engaging medical schools to achieve health equity.
Watch: CDC's Frieden discusses how we become the healthiest nation

Watch: CDC’s Frieden discusses how we become the healthiest nation

CDC Director Tom Frieden talks to APHA TV about health care, opioids and the future of public health.
Call for abstracts for APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting now open

Call for abstracts for APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting now open

There are few better places to present your public health research than APHA’s Annual Meeting and Expo.
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.