Following the launch of the 2016 National Health Security Preparedness Index last week, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Paul Kuehnert discusses the importance of the public health community in meeting health challenges and why it must take the lead in preparing our communities for emergencies.
APHA's Surili Sutaria Patel draws important links between the environment and our health and highlights the commitment of APHA and staff to environmental health.
American Planning Association President Carol Rhea discussed the built environment and Plan4Health with Public Health Newswire.
The crisis in Flint, Michigan, was only part of a larger story. Here's what public health is doing to keep kids lead-free, courtesy of APHA's Storify.
A new conclusion linking the Zika virus to microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects gives added urgency to the need for emergency funding.
State and federal leaders are taking action to address the damaging psychological effects of solitary confinement and increase mental health treatment options for inmates, The Nation's Health reports.
The water crisis in Flint shows how infrastructure and public health are linked. Read this story reported in the April 2016 issue of The Nation's Health.
U.S. workers won protections from respirable crystalline silica thanks to a new rule announced yesterday by the U.S Department of Labor.
Public Health Newswire caught up with U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety Alfred Almanza to talk about the food safety-public health relationship, how food safety has changed over the years and how USDA is joining APHA during National Public Health Week.
This week the House Budget Committee passed a budget resolution that follows a dangerously familiar path, according to APHA and public health advocates.
Today, President Barack Obama and Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced goals to reduce methane emissions by “40-45 percent below 2012 levels by 2025 from the oil and gas sector,” according to a White House statement.
Oral arguments began today in a Supreme Court case disputing a Texas law that restricts access to reproductive health services.