One half of APHA’s mission is to achieve equity in health status. Last week, its fourth annual Men’s Health Roundtable tackled one notable inequity — men’s health outcomes compared to women’s — and action steps to overcome it.
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Find out what last month's U.S. Supreme Court action means for public health in a new fact sheet.
Despite spending more on health care than any country in the world and being home to some of the best, most cutting-edge medicine, the U.S. ranks 34th in life expectancy. Find out about "Public Health 3.0" in The Nation's Health July 2016 issue.
Yesterday, APHA joined Everytown for Gun Safety and numerous public health supporters nationwide to wear orange on National Gun Violence Awareness Day, an observance created to make it easier for people to show their support for common sense solutions that will prevent gun violence and save lives.
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It’s hard to return from a long holiday weekend to the daily grind, no matter how much you love your work. But it’s not so bad when you realize that registration for APHA’s 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo is now open!
More than half of U.S. households have a pet. Here's why they're good for your health, courtesy of APHA's Storify.
Read this blog from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, and Aetna Foundation President Garth Graham, MD, MPH, in its entirety in Health Affairs.
Global infectious disease expert David Heymann, MD, calls the Zika virus “among the most troubling developments of the early 21st century.” In a Q&A with Public Health Newswire, Heymann discusses a new Zika chapter for APHA's renowned disease manual and his outlook for the virus.