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Aug. 28 news: Is gun violence a public health issue? E-cigarette study, health care disparities

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015.
‘We will not realize the American dream’ until racism in health care changes

‘We will not realize the American dream’ until racism in health care changes

We know countless ways that racism harms our nation’s health. What may not be widely understood is the racism that isn’t seen can be the most destructive.
APHA’s Benjamin: One of '100 most influential people in health care'

APHA’s Benjamin: One of ‘100 most influential people in health care’

Between U.S. Supreme Court justices and the Food and Drug Administration’s chief officer, APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, has again been recognized as one of health care’s foremost leaders.

Aug. 24 news: National Immunization Awareness Month, Planned Parenthood clinics, Jimmy Carter

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015.
APHA Get Ready: Share our e-card for National Immunization Awareness Month

APHA Get Ready: Share our e-card for National Immunization Awareness Month

We can’t believe it’s August already, but we’re ready for National Immunization Awareness Month. You probably know something about vaccines, but we all need to make sure we’re up to date. So remind the people you care about with our new e-card, just in time for flu season.

Aug. 21 news: Celebrities influencing public health, back-to-school vaccinations, contact lenses

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015.

Aug. 17 news: Surgeon general stands by gun violence statement, adolescent health, Clean Power Plan

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015.

Aug. 14 news: Animas River spill, APHA flu season e-cards, healthy school lunches

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015.
Save $115-120 by registering today for APHA’s Annual Meeting in Chicago

Save $115-120 by registering today for APHA’s Annual Meeting in Chicago

You can buy a lot of “I love public health” T-shirts for $115-120. Or you can save that much money by registering today for our Annual Meeting and Exposition in Chicago.
Is public health a ‘dirty word?’

Is public health a ‘dirty word?’

Public health may be a “dirty word” to people not in the public health community.

Aug. 10 news: Remembering former APHA President Arden Miller, 10 years after Hurricane Katrina, Coca-Cola

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Aug. 10, 2015.
Plan4Health: Planning makes public health a team sport

Plan4Health: Planning makes public health a team sport

Public health is many things. It’s prevention, it’s preparedness — and it’s certainly planning.