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Public health, planning come together to create healthier communities: Plan4Health

Public health, planning come together to create healthier communities: Plan4Health

A new partnership has the public health and planning communities working together. Read more in the January 2018 issue of The Nation's Health.
Top 10 stories of 2017 on Public Health Newswire

Top 10 stories of 2017 on Public Health Newswire

Here are our top 10 most-read stories for 2017.
How APHA policy statements are developed: A Q&A with JPC chairs

How APHA policy statements are developed: A Q&A with JPC chairs

Joint Policy Committee co-chairs Ayanna Buckner, Tara Hayden and Martha Romney discuss the APHA policy statement development process, which kicked off this week with a call for policy statement proposals.
Highlights from The Nation's Health: Best of 2017

Highlights from The Nation’s Health: Best of 2017

Here are the 10 most popular stories reported this year in The Nation's Health, APHA's award-winning newspaper.
Creating the Healthiest Nation: Protecting Our Future

Creating the Healthiest Nation: Protecting Our Future

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, shares his thoughts on the past year and APHA's many accomplishments in his message from the 2017 APHA Annual Report.
APHA strongly opposes latest effort to overturn Affordable Care Act

APHA strongly opposes latest effort to overturn Affordable Care Act

This is not a drill. The Senate aims to take another run at repealing the Affordable Care Act, and the clock is ticking.
Planning for better health: Indianapolis’ first-ever pedestrian plan

Planning for better health: Indianapolis’ first-ever pedestrian plan

A new Plan4Health case study, Indy WalkWays: More than a Pedestrian Plan, details a successful plan to increase walkability in Marion County.

Public health watching Senate and House HHS appropriations bills

Last week, the Senate Appropriations Committee released the contents of its bill to fund the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education in fiscal year 2018.
EPA reverses delay of ozone standard in a win for public health

EPA reverses delay of ozone standard in a win for public health

Reversing the decision to delay the new standards strengthens protections from smog-producing ozone and helps improve our nation’s health.
Crystal clear: Assuring our water is safe

Crystal clear: Assuring our water is safe

Newly updated resource brings water safety to the forefront of public health.
Join the environmental health conversation!

Join the environmental health conversation!

Investing in a robust environmental health system is crucial for equitable and accessible prevention of and response to emergencies.
New reference for a public health approach to emergencies

New reference for a public health approach to emergencies

APHA updates essential resource for public health disaster management.