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President’s proposed budget disastrous for public health

President’s proposed budget disastrous for public health

The White House Office of Management and Budget outlined the Trump administration’s proposed spending for the upcoming fiscal year. In it, there are extreme cuts to critical public health programs and services, according to a report in the latest issue of The Nation's Health.
Celebrate Earth Day!

Celebrate Earth Day!

Commit to protecting our environment.
Q&A with the Oregon Health Authority: School-based health centers and health reform

Q&A with the Oregon Health Authority: School-based health centers and health reform

Public Health Newswire asks the Oregon Health Authority about the role of school-based health centers in health reform.
The Nation’s Health special section addresses preventing sexual assaults

The Nation’s Health special section addresses preventing sexual assaults

With a rise in national conversation about sexual violence, The Nation’s Health newspaper devoted a special section addressing the issue and sharing health strategies that work to prevent it.

#NPHWchat creates public health conversations on health equity, other priorities

The 2018 NPHW Twitter chat brought public health together to discuss health equity, #SpeakForHealth, climate change and more.
NPHW guest blog: Ensuring the right to health meets a basic human need

NPHW guest blog: Ensuring the right to health meets a basic human need

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is ensuring the right to health and our guest blogger is APHA member Andrea P. Lowe, PhD, MPH.
NPHW guest blog: Addressing suicide by firearm

NPHW guest blog: Addressing suicide by firearm

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is injury and violence prevention and our guest bloggers are APHA members David Swedler, PhD, MPH, and Carol Thornton, MPA.
NPHW guest blog: Dignifying neighborhoods to create opportunities for health

NPHW guest blog: Dignifying neighborhoods to create opportunities for health

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is environmental health and our guest blogger is APHA member Megan Latshaw, PhD, MHS.
NPHW guest blog: On the front lines protecting against disease

NPHW guest blog: On the front lines protecting against disease

Our National Public Health Week guest blog discussing communicable disease is from APHA member E. Oscar Alleyne, DrPH, MPH.
NPHW guest blog: A market solution for assuring mental health services?

NPHW guest blog: A market solution for assuring mental health services?

Today's National Public Health Week guest blog discussing behavioral health comes from APHA member Kathleen Thomas, PhD, MPH.
Reflections from professionals on World Oral Health Day

Reflections from professionals on World Oral Health Day

Members of APHA’s Oral Health Section contributed a series of posts today discussing opportunities and challenges in oral health on World Oral Health Day.
Biking, walking becoming more accessible in metro areas

Biking, walking becoming more accessible in metro areas

Across the country, metropolitan areas large and small are taking steps to improve local walking and biking opportunities. New guides from APHA and partners are helping them improve their communities. Read our report from The Nation's Health.