When Megan Weil Latshaw describes herself as an environmental health practitioner, people assume she is in the forest tracking endangered species.
Looking for emergency preparedness tips or some cute animal imagery? Or both? The wild winners of “Ready, Pet, Go!,” APHA’s Get Ready Photo Contest, have got you covered.
Public health in the U.S. is facing a workforce crisis. We don’t have enough practicing professionals to care for our population. But we can help strengthen the workforce by tapping into an often overlooked resource.
The surgeon general has called for communities and individuals to step up their game. Here's why and how where you live can help you put your best foot forward.
Mapping walking routes helps New York City health workers pinpoint Legionnaires’ in Queens cooling towers
Knowing where pedestrians walked helped health officials crack a case of Legionnaires’ disease.
Florida health workers using mapping tool to identify children, teens potentially at risk during disease outbreaks
Florida health officials have a new tool to help alert a particularly at-risk population about disease risks.
Tomorrow, Sept. 15, join APHA and public health leaders in celebrating Get Ready Day, an event to raise emergency preparedness awareness nationwide.
APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, discusses the importance of child nutrition and the role of schools in delivering in a guest post published on USDA's blog.
Seventy years ago, the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, made history when it added fluoride to its community water system to prevent tooth decay.
Do you believe in the Affordable Care Act? Do you want to make people in your state or community healthier? State Innovation Models are for you.
Should gun violence be treated as a public health issue? APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, joined CBS News last week to discuss how public health can address this growing crisis.