Public health workers in the Americas and beyond are on alert, following evidence that Zika — a mosquito-borne virus that is spreading explosively across the region — may be linked to serious birth defects.
More than 13,000 attendees who came together at the APHA Annual Meeting in Chicago were urged to implement health in all policies in their everyday work. Read full meeting coverage in this story from The Nation's Health newspaper.
Mapping walking routes helps New York City health workers pinpoint Legionnaires’ in Queens cooling towers
Knowing where pedestrians walked helped health officials crack a case of Legionnaires’ disease.
Florida health workers using mapping tool to identify children, teens potentially at risk during disease outbreaks
Florida health officials have a new tool to help alert a particularly at-risk population about disease risks.
Read more about the 142nd APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans in The Nation's Health January 2015 issue.
From health reform to new technology, the nation’s health system is undergoing tremendous change. During this year’s celebration of National Public Health Week, public health advocates nationwide led the way to show Americans how to navigate that new system.
For science. For action. For health. With those six words, APHA revealed a new vision and future for the Association during its 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition in November. Read more in this story from the January 2014 issue of The Nation's Health.