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Aetna Foundation, APHA to Health Affairs: "Making the US the healthiest nation"

Aetna Foundation, APHA to Health Affairs: “Making the US the healthiest nation”

Read this blog from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, and Aetna Foundation President Garth Graham, MD, MPH, in its entirety in Health Affairs.

May 23 news: CDC’s Frieden on 10 tips for health officers, World Health Assembly, abortions

Check out today's public health news on Monday, May 23, 2016.

May 20 news: Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge, Bike to Work Day, pool violations

Check out today's public health news on Friday, May 20, 2016.
Here’s why you should join the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge by May 31

Here’s why you should join the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge by May 31

Do you want to make the place you live healthier — or the healthiest? You have 11 days to prove it by joining the Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge.

May 19 news: House approves Zika bill, Medicare for all, Sustainable Development Goals

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, May 19, 2016.
The future of public health with APHA President-elect Tom Quade

The future of public health with APHA President-elect Tom Quade

Few people have the chops in local, national and global public health quite like APHA President-elect Tom Quade. Our profession has taken him from Kosovo and Italy — with the World Health Organization — to Ohio’s Akron, Summit County and Marion County Health Departments.

May 9 news: APHA’s Benjamin on FDA authority, Zika, HHS’ Burwell on maternal and child health

Check out today's public health news on Monday, May 9, 2016.
FDA deeming rule extends authority to cover all tobacco products

FDA deeming rule extends authority to cover all tobacco products

APHA champions efforts to help Americans live tobacco-free, including laws that create smoke-free workplaces and policies that make it easier for smokers to quit. yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took a step in that direction.

May 6 news: Single-payer health system, Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge, FDA on e-cigarettes and cigars

Check out today's public health news on Friday, May 6, 2016.
APHA members: Take the online CPH exam at a reduced price!

APHA members: Take the online CPH exam at a reduced price!

Do you want to set yourself apart as a public health expert — and save money while doing it? APHA has a deal for you.

May 2 news: Flooding, playground-related brain injuries rising, skin cancer quiz

Check out today's public health news on Monday, May 2, 2016.

April 29 news: Senate and Zika funding, less HPV infections, red wine and chocolate good for you?

Check out today's public health news on Friday, April 29, 2016.