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Aug. 21 news: Contraception saving money, hospital patient data, exercise for older women

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, August 21, 2014.

Aug. 19 news: Heart disease progress, child vaccinations, caring for aging parents

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

New teen mental health findings in latest issue of the American Journal of Public Health

The mad dash for school supplies and new school clothes has begun for many students and parents. But should that back-to-school checklist include preparing for students’ mental health, too? Check out the latest AJPH research to learn more.

Aug. 14 news: An Ebola cure, marijuana and public health, Mass. hospital mistakes

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.

Aug. 12 news: Medicaid growth, retired generals and school lunches, doctors asking about guns

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, August 12, 2014.

AJPH releases new research on VA health equity, while Obama signs VA reform bill

A new online-only issue of the American Journal of Public Health investigates health equity within the VA health care system. Learn more about the research and the recently passed bill slated to improve VA access and quality of care.

Aug. 7 news: Tattoo ink warnings, Obama on Ebola, fast tracking medical school

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.

Aug. 5 news: Ebola preparations, HPV vaccines, Toledo’s water

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, August 5, 2014.

July 31 news: Kids and healthy lunches, China food safety, Florida flesh-eating disease

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, July 31, 2014.

July 29 news: White House on climate change, Ebola, surgeon general on tanning

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
APHA brings PHACT and media experts to Google Hangout

APHA brings PHACT and media experts to Google Hangout

As part of the summer's Public Health ACTion campaign, this week, APHA gathered tips from a media savvy Google Hangout panel. Find out what the experts had to say to help public health enthusiasts improve their media advocacy skills.
American Journal of Public Health’s Mary Northridge to complete tenure as editor-in-chief

American Journal of Public Health’s Mary Northridge to complete tenure as editor-in-chief

APHA celebrates Mary E. Northridge, editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Public Health, who will complete her 16-year tenure with the journal next spring.