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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.

July 7 news: E-cigarettes research, U.S citizen tested for Ebola, teens using hookah

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, July 7, 2014.

June 27 news: Ebola in Sierra Leone, alcohol and premature deaths, ban on smoking in NJ parks and beaches

Check out that latest in public health news for Friday, June 27, 2014.

American Journal of Public Health investigates public bike-share programs and head injuries

A recent study from the American Journal of Public Health took at look at public bike-share programs and their potential correlation with head injuries. Learn what the study found, what others are saying about it and how helmets come into play.

2014 Annual Meeting registration now open as APHA heads to New Orleans

APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting will take place, Nov. 15-19 in New Orleans. Find out the information you need to know now that registration is open!

May 21 news: High cholesterol and infertility, Newark drinking water, CIA and vaccine programs

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, May 21, 2014.
APHA partners in release of National Healthy Housing Standard

APHA partners in release of National Healthy Housing Standard

Addressing home injuries, lead poisoning and other house-related health concerns, APHA partners with the National Center for Healthy Housing in launching a standard to ensure safe and healthy homes.

APHA joins National Prevention Week and talks substance abuse and mental health

May 18-23, APHA joins SAMHSA in recognizing National Prevention Week. Check out our latest podcasts and learn more about this annual health observance!

May 19 news: Sleep and childhood obesity, dengue fever at World Cup, medical research with women

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, May 19, 2014.

May 16 news: Injuries from pool chemicals, sugary cereals, school drinking water

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, May 16, 2014.