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August 12 news: Sex education, water crisis, mental health, West Nile virus, Title X, gun violence

Check out today’s public health news for Monday, Aug. 12, 2019.

August 6 news: mental illness, water crisis, dengue, community health, opioid abuse

Check out today’s public health news on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.
Environmental justice, racism and public health

Environmental justice, racism and public health

New book and webinar explore environmental justice and racism.

July 11 news: Ebola, kidney disease, drug transparency, HIV, diabetes

Check out today’s public health news for Thursday, July 11, 2019.
New! Control of Communicable Diseases: Laboratory Practice

New! Control of Communicable Diseases: Laboratory Practice

A new book from APHA Press helps further build the world’s capacity to detect and respond to communicable disease threats. Read our Q&A with APHA member and editor Burton Wilcke Jr., PhD.
Introducing APHA’s Center for Climate, Health and Equity

Introducing APHA’s Center for Climate, Health and Equity

Supporting and cultivating an active public health workforce.
40 Under 40 in Public Health: Q&A with de Beaumont's Brian Castrucci

40 Under 40 in Public Health: Q&A with de Beaumont’s Brian Castrucci

The de Beaumont Foundation recently announced 40 Under 40 in Public Health, a new program to recognize innovation among young leaders in the field. Foundation President and CEO Brian Castrucci talks with us about the initiative and how the effort can help shape the field going forward.
APHA members joined global community at the World Health Assembly in Geneva

APHA members joined global community at the World Health Assembly in Geneva

APHA member Hoai-An Truong joined other APHA members at the World Health Assembly last month. He shared this report.

June 7 news: STI spread, antibiotics, Ebola outbreaks, cancer survivors, harmful pesticides

Check out today's public health news for Friday, June 7, 2019.
Cases of tick-borne diseases rising rapidly in parts of US

Cases of tick-borne diseases rising rapidly in parts of US

The spread of dangerous ticks and other vectors such as mosquitoes in the U.S. is linked to climate change. Read more in this story from The Nation's Health.
It is past time to act on the science to prevent childhood cancer

It is past time to act on the science to prevent childhood cancer

A guest post from APHA's Children's Environmental Health Topic Committee argues that in the absence of governmental action to protect children, there are steps we can take to minimize harmful exposures and reduce risks for kids.
President’s budget would hinder US public health progress

President’s budget would hinder US public health progress

The priorities outlined in the White House's budget proposal are largely out of step with public health. Read more in this report from The Nation's Health.