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What can disaster preparedness data tell us about obesity? More than you think

What can disaster preparedness data tell us about obesity? More than you think

Learn how a novel use of data is helping us better understand factors affecting obesity rates and possible solutions in this guest post from ICF.
Voices of rare diseases patients: Driving progress in translational science

Voices of rare diseases patients: Driving progress in translational science

Janine Lewis, genetic counselor/project manager with ICF, discusses a new movement giving voice to 25 million in the U.S. living with rare diseases.
APHA 2017 Mobile App to help attendees navigate Annual Meeting

APHA 2017 Mobile App to help attendees navigate Annual Meeting

OK, so you’ve registered for the APHA Annual Meeting and Expo and made your travel plans for Atlanta. Now what? It’s time to download the mobile app!

Sept. 28 news: ACA enrollment changes, CHIP funding deadline nears, warming climate unlocks health threats

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017.
Public health groups united against ACA repeal

Public health groups united against ACA repeal

The nation’s public health organizations stand in opposition to the Graham-Cassidy bill, the latest effort to overturn the Affordable Care Act, which may come to a vote in the Senate this week.

Sept. 25 news: ACA repeal vote nears, vaccine skeptics get bolder, global health officials report progress

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Sept. 25, 2017.

Sept. 22 news: Doctors oppose ACA repeal bill, guns and suicides, soda and weight loss

Check out the latest public health news for Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

Sept. 21 news: Kentucky opioid crisis, health groups oppose ACA repeal, Puerto Rico hospital without power

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Sept.. 21, 2017.
Get Ready Day: A timely opportunity to spread the word about preparedness

Get Ready Day: A timely opportunity to spread the word about preparedness

Get Ready Day is Sept. 19! How are you using it to promote preparedness?
APHA strongly opposes latest effort to overturn Affordable Care Act

APHA strongly opposes latest effort to overturn Affordable Care Act

This is not a drill. The Senate aims to take another run at repealing the Affordable Care Act, and the clock is ticking.
Celebrate Get Ready Day Sept. 19 and spread the word about the importance of preparedness

Celebrate Get Ready Day Sept. 19 and spread the word about the importance of preparedness

Tomorrow is Get Ready Day! Are you prepared?

Sept. 18 news: Health law repeal vote looms, public health crisis after Irma, Montanans seek smoke-free air

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Sept, 18, 2017.