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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.
NPHW guest blog: Dignifying neighborhoods to create opportunities for health

NPHW guest blog: Dignifying neighborhoods to create opportunities for health

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is environmental health and our guest blogger is APHA member Megan Latshaw, PhD, MHS.
NPHW guest blog: On the front lines protecting against disease

NPHW guest blog: On the front lines protecting against disease

Our National Public Health Week guest blog discussing communicable disease is from APHA member E. Oscar Alleyne, DrPH, MPH.
NPHW guest blog: A market solution for assuring mental health services?

NPHW guest blog: A market solution for assuring mental health services?

Today's National Public Health Week guest blog discussing behavioral health comes from APHA member Kathleen Thomas, PhD, MPH.
Reflections from professionals on World Oral Health Day

Reflections from professionals on World Oral Health Day

Members of APHA’s Oral Health Section contributed a series of posts today discussing opportunities and challenges in oral health on World Oral Health Day.
APHA voting record scores Congress on public health

APHA voting record scores Congress on public health

Read our voting record to find out how well your members of Congress support public health.