Preparing for emergency situations can be a daunting task. But APHA’s Get Ready campaign has created a music video to make it easier for you.
Health equity is one of APHA’s guiding priorities, but public health isn’t the only profession working to create a nation where everyone gets a fair chance to lead a healthy life. Lawyers are on the front lines, too.
Public health investments are paying off for 50 U.S. communities today, literally.
Public health isn’t alone in the fight against Zika.
Congress is back in Washington today, and it returns to an urgent need to act on the Zika virus infection. More urgent than ever, in fact.
A foster child’s home may change often, but pediatrician Annalisa Behnken wants to make sure that wherever a child is living, her or his medical home stays consistent.
APHA’s Get Ready campaign challenges you to celebrate National Preparedmonth Month with us by joining our coloring book contest.
Loretta DiPietro, PhD, of The George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health spoke to Public Health Newswire about the health implications of physical inactivity in America. Photo by Andrew Cribb, courtesy iStockphoto
It’s a milestone year for one of the world’s foremost public health champions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention celebrated 70 years of public health work and research this July with a special CDC Grand Rounds event entitled “Seven Decades of Firsts with Seven CDC Directors.”
CDC Director Tom Frieden and his agency are faced with what he calls an “unprecedented” and “urgent” health threat. Zika is the first mosquito-transmissible virus that has been shown to cause birth defects, and the first mosquito-borne sexually transmitted disease or infection.
July is national Park and Recreation Month, and the National Recreation and Park Association wants you to get outside and get active.