AUTHOR ARCHIVE

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Annual Meeting


When nature doesn't nurture
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Mark Barna

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November 06, 2019

Researchers talk about how the environment can contribute to disease risks.
Developing Healthy People 2030

Annual Meeting


Healthy People ready for next decade
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Mark Barna

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November 06, 2019

Healthy People 2030 is set to launch March 31.
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Annual Meeting / Climate Change


Lancet report on climate and health coming Nov. 13
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Mark Barna

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November 05, 2019

Evidence continues to show climate change is harming human health globally.
Public Health Code of Ethics

Annual Meeting


Let's get ethical
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Mark Barna

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November 05, 2019

Public health is getting a new code of ethics.
Brett Giroir speaking into microphone

Annual Meeting


HHS Assistant Secretary Brett Giroir: ‘Transfer the current system into a health-promoting system’
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Mark Barna

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November 04, 2019

Annual Meeting attendees can catch Giroir at two sessions this afternoon.
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Annual Meeting


Poster sessions: Helping underrepresented people through research
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Mark Barna

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November 03, 2019

During Sunday’s poster sessions at APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo, scores of public health researchers were on hand to display and explain their evidence-based work.
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Annual Meeting


National Student Meeting explores public health careers: ‘You can carve your own path’
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Mark Barna

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November 02, 2019

Knowing which career path to pursue after graduation can be a challenge. And that’s especially true for public health graduates, who have a vast number of career paths before them.
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Climate Change / Environment / The Nation's Health


Toxic algae blooms creating hazards for US public health
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Mark Barna

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October 09, 2019

Toxic algae blooms are increasing, and they're threatening public health.
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NPHW / All Things APHA / The Nation's Health


National Public Health Week 2019 events share science, promote action
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Mark Barna

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June 11, 2019

Events ran the gamut from yoga sessions in Chicago to mindfulness training in Rhode Island to a vegan challenge in Florida
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E. coli in produce shows need for better tracking, prevention
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Mark Barna

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March 13, 2019

Two major outbreaks of food poisoning involving E. coli and romaine lettuce — in spring and in fall — kept U.S. public health officials busy.