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Drexel University, APHA collaborate on new teaching strategy

Drexel University, APHA collaborate on new teaching strategy

The Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions undergraduate nursing population health course will be taught in a new way this academic year. Students in the course will join APHA to experience firsthand the value and tools that professional organizations can provide.

Aug. 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week

Today is the end of World Breastfeeding Week, sponsored by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Actionworks to “empower a mother in claiming her and her baby’s right to breastfeed.”
APHA intern Erin Voichoski: Preventing sexual violence on college campuses

APHA intern Erin Voichoski: Preventing sexual violence on college campuses

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men report a rape experience at some point in their lives, while 1 in 20 women and men experience a form of sexual violence other than rape.

August 6 news: Birth control, Legionnaires, Medicaid

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, August 6, 2015.
APHA’s ‘I love public health’ T-shirt: A public health movement you can wear

APHA’s ‘I love public health’ T-shirt: A public health movement you can wear

Imagine 13,000 people wearing a shirt that says: “I love public health.” APHA’s 143rd Annual Meeting in Chicago might make it happen.

August 5 news: Spicy food, World Breastfeeding Week, Medicare

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.

August 4 news: Clean Power Plan, Affordable Care Act, vitamin D

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August 3 news: Climate change, Medicaid, Alzheimer’s

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July 31 news: Ebola vaccine, ACA, HPV vaccine

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Medicare at 50: What does it look like now and in the future?

Medicare at 50: What does it look like now and in the future?

Today is the 50th anniversary of Medicare (along with Medicaid). Since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the program into legislation, Medicare — originally a basic insurance program — has transformed to provide quality coverage to 55 million Americans.

July 30 news: Medicare, prostate cancer, West Nile

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 30, 2015.

July 27 news: E-cigarettes, advice for new moms, breast cancer

Check out today's public health news on Monday, July 27, 2015.