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The Nation's Health: 4 reasons why all pharmacies should ditch tobacco

The Nation’s Health: 4 reasons why all pharmacies should ditch tobacco

Check out four reasons why all pharmacies should ditch tobacco in this Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
You can join US Ebola response right now

You can join US Ebola response right now

Yesterday, U.S. President Barack Obama announced “a major increase” in the nation’s response to Ebola. And you can help.

Sept. 17 news: US Census Bureau on income and health insurance, Ebola vaccine

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
Today is Get Ready Day

Today is Get Ready Day

Today, APHA asks one very important question: Are you ready? It’s Get Ready Day — APHA’s annual event to raise emergency preparedness awareness nationwide.

Sept. 15 news: APHA Get Ready Google+ Hangout on preparedness, Ebola, CDC

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.
Experts: Public health delivers the best return

Experts: Public health delivers the best return

Pfizer Inc. Vice President of Medical External Affairs Jack Watters spoke at the National Health Research Forum in Washington, D.C., yesterday with a private-sector approach unlike his peers.
The Nation's Health: Health workers, artists partner to deliver messages via comics

The Nation’s Health: Health workers, artists partner to deliver messages via comics

Find out about the use of comics for public health messaging in The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.

Sept. 10 news: Kids eat too much sodium, American Ebola recovery, insurance not affordable

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014.
The Nation’s Health: Wearing a helmet while cycling can keep you safe

The Nation’s Health: Wearing a helmet while cycling can keep you safe

Check out how wearing bike helmets while cycling can keep you safe in this Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
HHS' Janet Wright: 'Prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017'

HHS’ Janet Wright: ‘Prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017′

Americans suffer 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes each year. It’s a staggering number, but one that our nation’s health leaders have turned into hope.

Sept. 8 news: 1 in 5 women raped, Enterovirus EV-D68, Ebola vaccine

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.
APHA campus liaison: Bringing public health to Nicaragua

APHA campus liaison: Bringing public health to Nicaragua

Swapna Bhatia, APHA’s Region III campus liaison at Drexel University, traveled to Nicaragua this summer to pilot an innovative health insurance program.