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Q&A with Melissa Adams, publisher of The Merck Manuals

Q&A with Melissa Adams, publisher of The Merck Manuals

The Merck Manuals have been a trusted source of health information for more than a century. Publisher Melissa Adams discusses how they've evolved over the years and the significance of making reliable medical information easily accessible for advancing public health.
WHO launches report on traditional and complementary medicine at World Health Assembly

WHO launches report on traditional and complementary medicine at World Health Assembly

APHA member Daniel Gallego-Perez offers a report from the World Health Assembly in Geneva on achieving global health goals.
40 Under 40 in Public Health: Q&A with de Beaumont's Brian Castrucci

40 Under 40 in Public Health: Q&A with de Beaumont’s Brian Castrucci

The de Beaumont Foundation recently announced 40 Under 40 in Public Health, a new program to recognize innovation among young leaders in the field. Foundation President and CEO Brian Castrucci talks with us about the initiative and how the effort can help shape the field going forward.
APHA members joined global community at the World Health Assembly in Geneva

APHA members joined global community at the World Health Assembly in Geneva

APHA member Hoai-An Truong joined other APHA members at the World Health Assembly last month. He shared this report.
Sandro Galea to kick off APHA 2019

Sandro Galea to kick off APHA 2019

Celebrated innovator, physician, epidemiologist and author Sandro Galea will deliver keynote remarks during the opening session of the APHA Annual Meeting and Expo in Philadelphia in November.

May 22 news: Unsafe water, polluting incinerators, air pollution and asthma, racism as public health crisis, needle exchanges, climate change and deadly storms

Check out today’s public health news for Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

May 20 news: Environmental protections, WHO travel, opioid prescriptions, Pence and HHS, Facebook disease maps

Check out today’s public health news for Monday, May 20, 2019.

May 17 news: Heroin overdose, soda tax, abortion restrictions, Washington’s ‘public option’

Check out today’s public health news for Friday, May 17, 2019.

May 16 news: US fertility rate, Alabama abortion ban, adult vaccines, e-cigarettes

Check out today’s public health news for Thursday, May 16, 2019.
It is past time to act on the science to prevent childhood cancer

It is past time to act on the science to prevent childhood cancer

A guest post from APHA's Children's Environmental Health Topic Committee argues that in the absence of governmental action to protect children, there are steps we can take to minimize harmful exposures and reduce risks for kids.
Earth Day: Working toward water equity

Earth Day: Working toward water equity

Today is Earth Day. APHA’s Katherine Robb discusses the challenges facing water quality and opportunities to work toward water equity.
APHA Billion Steps Challenge surpasses goal

APHA Billion Steps Challenge surpasses goal

Participants in APHA’s Billion Steps Challenge once again strode far past the goal.