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APHA takes 'One Chance' to get ready for health emergencies

APHA takes ‘One Chance’ to get ready for health emergencies

Preparing for emergency situations can be a daunting task. But APHA’s Get Ready campaign has created a music video to make it easier for you.
The Nation's Health (Storify): Education a lifelong social determinant of health

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Education a lifelong social determinant of health

Open your notebooks, and jot this down: Our education is one of the biggest factors in how well and how long we live.
‘The global pandemic of inactivity’ with Loretta DiPietro

‘The global pandemic of inactivity’ with Loretta DiPietro

Loretta DiPietro, PhD, of The George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health spoke to Public Health Newswire about the health implications of physical inactivity in America. Photo by Andrew Cribb, courtesy iStockphoto

August 11 news: Air quality control, obesity and the brain, infections and risk of suicide

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, August 11, 2016.

August 10 news: Affordable Care Act improving health, Zika and joint condition, cost of lead in Flint

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, August 10, 2016.

August 9 news: Chemicals in drinking water, parasites, hypertension common in lower income countries

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.

August 8 news: Reading increases lifespan, acupuncture and dementia, e-cigarette regulation

Check out today's public health news on Monday, August 8, 2016.

August 4 news: Breastfeeding and inequality, sickle cell, Zika vaccine testing

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, August 4, 2016.

August 3 news: Changing moles and skin cancer, Americans not worried about Zika virus, Seattle bans gay conversion therapy

Check out today's pubic health news on Wednesday, August 3, 2016.

August 1 news: UNICEF for breastfeeding, gun violence as a pandemic, Zika in Miami

Check out today's public health news on Monday, August 1, 2016.
CDC celebrates 70th anniversary

CDC celebrates 70th anniversary

It’s a milestone year for one of the world’s foremost public health champions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention celebrated 70 years of public health work and research this July with a special CDC Grand Rounds event entitled “Seven Decades of Firsts with Seven CDC Directors.”

July 28 news: nasal bacteria, exercise, hospital Medicare rankings

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 28, 2016.