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Sept. 26 news: HealthyCommunity50 award, breast cancer screenings for me, Zika

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.

Sept. 21 news: Healthiest Cities & Counties award, Join AIA call to action, smoking harms DNA

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016.
Using the law to improve health care, create equity

Using the law to improve health care, create equity

Health equity is one of APHA’s guiding priorities, but public health isn’t the only profession working to create a nation where everyone gets a fair chance to lead a healthy life. Lawyers are on the front lines, too.

Sept. 19 news: Culture of health, Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge, internet addiction

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016.

Sept. 16 news: APHA’s Benjamin on Bloomberg contribution, AJPH studies on marijuana and Black Panthers

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016.
50 communities receive $10,000 seed award to improve health

50 communities receive $10,000 seed award to improve health

Public health investments are paying off for 50 U.S. communities today, literally.

Sept. 14 news: Banning menthol cigarettes, biomass burning, Zika

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016.
How to maximize your APHA membership (video series)

How to maximize your APHA membership (video series)

APHA cannot possibly express enough gratitude for our members, public health champions who improve health and well-being worldwide. But our staff can invite you to make the most of your APHA membership.

Sept. 12 news: APHA’s Benjamin on suicide, flu shots, Zika

Check out the latest public health news on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016.
APHA’s Benjamin, congressional leaders: ‘We must act’ now on Zika

APHA’s Benjamin, congressional leaders: ‘We must act’ now on Zika

Public health isn’t alone in the fight against Zika.

Sept. 7 news: Zika travel, APHA on transportation, cardiac death

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016.
17,000 reasons for Congress to approve Zika funding ASAP

17,000 reasons for Congress to approve Zika funding ASAP

Congress is back in Washington today, and it returns to an urgent need to act on the Zika virus infection. More urgent than ever, in fact.