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Academic health department partnerships boost training

Academic health department partnerships boost training

Every year, more than 200 college students rotate through Tennessee’s Knox County Health Department hoping to put their classroom learning into practice. According to The Nation's Health, it is one of dozens across the country and follows a long tradition of public health-academia partnerships.
APHA 2018 will wrap with focus on women’s health imperatives

APHA 2018 will wrap with focus on women’s health imperatives

Learn about speakers and this year's Annual Meeting's closing general session, Dying Too Soon: A Look at Women’s Health.
Q&A with Dr. Gregory Kearney: "Environmental Public Health: The Practitioner’s Guide"

Q&A with Dr. Gregory Kearney: “Environmental Public Health: The Practitioner’s Guide”

“Environmental Public Health: The Practitioner’s Guide,” written by APHA members Paul Knechtges, PhD, REHS, Gregory Kearney, DrPH, MPH, REHS, and Beth Resnick, DrPH, MPH, covers the spectrum of topics that fall under environmental health, serving as a guide to new environmental health practitioners and seasoned public health professionals alike. Public Health Newswire spoke to author...

Public health working to fight misinformation through trust, relationships: Facts not enough

Despite best public health efforts, misinformation about health can spread wildly — often faster than factual information. Learn how building trust and relationships can help in this story reported in The Nation's Health.
Climate Change and Children’s Health

Climate Change and Children’s Health

The movement to address the effects of climate change on children
Wanted: 1 million people to help transform precision medicine

Wanted: 1 million people to help transform precision medicine

The National Institutes of Health is working to transform the status quo in biomedical research. Learn more in this story from The Nation's Health, APHA's award-winning newspaper.

July 2 news: Opioid laws, Medicaid, Ebola, added sugars label, Trump drug plan

Check out today’s public health news on Monday, July 2, 2018.

June 25 news: Ebola, hepatitis A, opioids, marijuana addiction, vector-borne diseases

Check out today’s public health news on Monday, June 25, 2018.

June 18 news: Border separation, HPV vaccine, Yemen, rural suicide rates, measles prevention

Check out today’s public health news on Monday, June 18, 2018.
Gun violence research hurt by shortage of funding, data: CDC work impeded

Gun violence research hurt by shortage of funding, data: CDC work impeded

On an average day in the U.S., gun violence ends the lives of nearly 100 people. Yet across the country, only about 30 researchers are dedicated full time to studying the public health crisis. Read more in this report from The Nation's Health.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School alumnae: Let’s prioritize mental health

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School alumnae: Let’s prioritize mental health

Two Marjory Stoneman Douglas alumnae discuss their work to prioritize mental health at the March for our Lives, and lessons learned for public health.

June 11 news: Ebola outbreak, salmonella, polio, ACA protections, US suicide crisis

Check out today’s public health news on Monday, June 11, 2018.