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New! Control of Communicable Diseases: Laboratory Practice

New! Control of Communicable Diseases: Laboratory Practice

A new book from APHA Press helps further build the world’s capacity to detect and respond to communicable disease threats. Read our Q&A with APHA member and editor Burton Wilcke Jr., PhD.
Introducing APHA’s Center for Climate, Health and Equity

Introducing APHA’s Center for Climate, Health and Equity

Supporting and cultivating an active public health workforce.
Climate, weather and health from a student perspective

Climate, weather and health from a student perspective

Public health students, recent graduates and early-career professionals can make a difference.
10th Annual Tribal Public Health Summit convenes

10th Annual Tribal Public Health Summit convenes

Tribal public and environmental health take center stage in New Mexico. Yasmin Bowers, senior environmental health fellow at APHA, reports in today's guest blog.

May 23 news: Policy helps children, childbirth risks rise, hospitals game system, WHO opioid guidelines wrong

Check out today’s public health news for Thursday, May 23, 2019.

May 21 news: NY antivaxxers, child deaths at border, smoking age, A.I. and lung cancer, behavioral health cases

Check out today’s public health news for Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
Climate and health leaders walk the walk in Washington

Climate and health leaders walk the walk in Washington

Health professionals and organizations gather for action on climate and health.

April 23 news: Measles outbreak, Medicaid expansion, poor dental care for disabilities, mentally ill homeless

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
NPHW guest blog: Action and leadership on climate change and health

NPHW guest blog: Action and leadership on climate change and health

APHA's Surili Patel discusses the important work being done to address the threat of climate change as part of today's National Public Health Week observance.
Climate-Ready: CDC grantees talk community climate solutions

Climate-Ready: CDC grantees talk community climate solutions

APHA's Surili Sutaria Patel reports on the recent CDC National Center for Environmental Health gathering of Climate-Ready States and Cities Initiative grantees.
“Don’t Shoot” student music video debuts

“Don’t Shoot” student music video debuts

APHA helps students deal with and speak out against gun violence.
Are we protecting our children?

Are we protecting our children?

APHA's Surili Patel discusses an upcoming report and webinar that will spotlight the Association's soon-to-be-released national review of environmental health services and protections for children.