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July 6 news: EPA chief, migrant families, climate change, family planning, Charles Dickens

Check out today's public health news on July 6, 2018.

June 22 news: APHA speaks out on border separations, federal reorganization, police killings and mental health, pandemic preparedness

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, June 22, 2018.
Dynamic speakers slated for APHA 2018

Dynamic speakers slated for APHA 2018

There are so many reasons to attend APHA 2018. There’s the sun, the fun and, of course, the speakers.

June 8 news: Suicide rates, teen tobacco use, vaping, Nipah virus, pre-existing conditions

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, June 8, 2018.
Harvard researcher and surgeon general to kick off APHA 2018

Harvard researcher and surgeon general to kick off APHA 2018

Renowned researcher and educator David Williams will join U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams and others to headline the opening session of APHA's 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo in San Diego in November.

May 21 news: Auto emissions rollback, firearm research, Ebola vaccinations, health disparities

Check out today's public health news for Monday, May 21, 2018.
APHA, NACCHO join NIH to launch All of Us Research Program

APHA, NACCHO join NIH to launch All of Us Research Program

We all want to live long, healthy lives. A new, large-scale research program hopes to get us to that goal.

May 11 news: Domestic gag rule, global health, antibiotics, Ebola funding, Native American health

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, May 11, 2018.
The Nation’s Health special section addresses preventing sexual assaults

The Nation’s Health special section addresses preventing sexual assaults

With a rise in national conversation about sexual violence, The Nation’s Health newspaper devoted a special section addressing the issue and sharing health strategies that work to prevent it.
APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge strides past goal

APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge strides past goal

For the second year, participants in APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge far surpassed the goal as part of the National Public Health Week celebration.
NPHW guest blog: Ensuring the right to health meets a basic human need

NPHW guest blog: Ensuring the right to health meets a basic human need

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is ensuring the right to health and our guest blogger is APHA member Andrea P. Lowe, PhD, MPH.
NPHW guest blog: Addressing suicide by firearm

NPHW guest blog: Addressing suicide by firearm

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is injury and violence prevention and our guest bloggers are APHA members David Swedler, PhD, MPH, and Carol Thornton, MPA.