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Jan. 14 news: birth control coverage, marijuana risks, Medicaid block grants, meth addiction

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.

Jan. 11 news: E. coli, ocean warming, hep C drug financing, California health budget, high fiber foods

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Jan. 11, 2019.
APHA announces sessions for Policy Action Institute, Feb. 6

APHA announces sessions for Policy Action Institute, Feb. 6

APHA has announced a dynamic lineup of speakers and sessions to headline its Policy Action Institute Feb. 6 in Washington, D.C.
Top 10 stories of 2018 on Public Health Newswire

Top 10 stories of 2018 on Public Health Newswire

Another year in the books brings another roundup of our top stories on the APHA blog.
Call for Abstracts announced for APHA 2019

Call for Abstracts announced for APHA 2019

Sound the public health science alarm! The Call for Abstracts has just opened for APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo in Philadelphia Nov. 2-6.
The Nation’s Health: Top public health news of 2018

The Nation’s Health: Top public health news of 2018

Read our roundup of top stories published this year in The Nation’s Health — APHA’s award-winning newspaper.

Dec. 18 news: E-cigarettes and kids, life expectancy, judge’s ACA ruling, lowering blood pressure

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018.
How public health can help close the mental health treatment gap

How public health can help close the mental health treatment gap

Tyler Norris, chief executive of Well Being Trust, outlines five major improvements to mental health parity statutes, part of our "Fresh Perspectives" series hosted by the de Beaumont Foundation.
Voters are united in their support for public health

Voters are united in their support for public health

A majority of voters agree on the importance of making access to public health services a priority, according to a recent poll commissioned by the de Beaumont Foundation. Pollster Elizabeth Harrington shares the findings.
Q&A with All of Us Research Program's Kelly Gebo

Q&A with All of Us Research Program’s Kelly Gebo

Kelly Gebo, MD, MPH, chief medical and scientific officer with the All of Us Research Program at the National Institutes of Health, discusses the landmark initiative and its significance for improving health research and outcomes.
Tell better stories: Here's how

Tell better stories: Here’s how

If we want to build more support for public health, celebrated journalist Soledad O'Brien says public health professionals need to tell better stories. Read her storytelling tips in the latest post in our "Fresh Perspectives" series with the de Beaumont Foundation.
New voices: Millennials and the future of public health

New voices: Millennials and the future of public health

The de Beaumont Foundation is looking forward to a lively panel discussion on millennials in the public health workforce at the APHA Annual Meeting and Expo in November. Here's our preview!