APHA Annual Meeting News
Watch: Anthony Iton talks education as key determinant of health

Watch: Anthony Iton talks education as key determinant of health

Public health leader Anthony Iton discusses the intersections between education, health and longevity.
Watch: David Satcher calls for narrowing disparities to become healthiest nation

Watch: David Satcher calls for narrowing disparities to become healthiest nation

Former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher talks to APHA TV and calls for engaging medical schools to achieve health equity.
The Nation's Health: APHA Annual Meeting engages participants on ensuring health for all

The Nation’s Health: APHA Annual Meeting engages participants on ensuring health for all

Nearly 12,000 health professionals attended APHA 2016 to share their best work, practices and goals.
Watch: CDC's Frieden discusses how we become the healthiest nation

Watch: CDC’s Frieden discusses how we become the healthiest nation

CDC Director Tom Frieden talks to APHA TV about health care, opioids and the future of public health.
Call for abstracts for APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting now open

Call for abstracts for APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting now open

There are few better places to present your public health research than APHA’s Annual Meeting and Expo.
Closing General Session: ‘The pursuit of health is the pursuit of justice’

Closing General Session: ‘The pursuit of health is the pursuit of justice’

What do you get when the nation’s three largest public health associations come together to discuss health equity? Inspired, motivated and compelled to action.
Tweets of the Day from #APHA2016

Tweets of the Day from #APHA2016

Some our favorite #APHA2016 tweets as we say good-bye to Denver.
APHA Annual Meeting Day 5: Photos from Denver

APHA Annual Meeting Day 5: Photos from Denver

One last look at all the smiling faces from the APHA 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver.
Making health messages accessible to the hearing impaired

Making health messages accessible to the hearing impaired

For many people seeking health information, accessing it can be as easy as a Google search or watching a YouTube video. But it's not as easy for many deaf and hearing-impaired people.

Children who witness violence or are sexually abused are 3 and 5 times more likely to inject drugs as adults

Children who are sexually abused are nearly five times more likely to inject drugs in adulthood as those who are not — while children who witness violence are about three times more likely — according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver.
Taking on obesity one soda at a time

Taking on obesity one soda at a time

Because problems like overweight and obesity don’t respect county borders, public health agencies are finding more ways to work together.
Public health in the headlines: How does news coverage impact health?

Public health in the headlines: How does news coverage impact health?

Media. It’s everywhere these days. So, it’s not surprising that it impacts our health and behaviors as well as our perception of serious public health problems.