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APHA celebrates reproductive health, tobacco court victories

APHA celebrates reproductive health, tobacco court victories

Two court rulings drew cheers this week from APHA and public health advocates. One blocks one of the most extreme abortion bans in the U.S. and the other requires tobacco companies to admit they designed products to be as addictive as possible.
The Nation's Health (Storify): HIV outbreak in Indiana

The Nation’s Health (Storify): HIV outbreak in Indiana

From The Nation's Health via Storify: Southeastern Indiana is experiencing an HIV outbreak. Here's what public health is doing to fight back.
The Nation's Health: US charting new path to combat growing antibiotic resistance

The Nation’s Health: US charting new path to combat growing antibiotic resistance

An action plan sets goals for reducing antibiotic-resistant disease and antibiotic misuse, as reported in the May 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.
The Nation’s Health: Public health joining with new partners to fight gun violence

The Nation’s Health: Public health joining with new partners to fight gun violence

Advocates are turning outside the public health world to stop gun violence in the U.S., as reported in the May 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.
The Nation’s Health: States taking action to regulate e-cigarettes

The Nation’s Health: States taking action to regulate e-cigarettes

The FDA is working to gain authority as science on products grows, as reported in the May 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.
APHA Get Ready: Working with minority communities to prepare

APHA Get Ready: Working with minority communities to prepare

In our new Get Ready Report podcast, we spoke with Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH, assistant secretary for preparedness and response, about why emergency preparedness is important for racial and ethnic minority populations.

April 29 news: Tyson’s pledge on antibiotics, IOM name change, youth binge-drinking

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.
Announcing the NPHW “We Can Do Better” contest winners!

Announcing the NPHW “We Can Do Better” contest winners!

Check out the three fantastic winners of APHA's “We Can Do Better” contest, held during NPHW 2015, where we asked individuals, families and communities to show us how they are working to make the U.S. the healthiest nation by 2030.
Surgeon General Murthy at swearing-in ceremony: ‘Public health doesn’t exist in a vacuum’

Surgeon General Murthy at swearing-in ceremony: ‘Public health doesn’t exist in a vacuum’

Dr. Vivek Murthy’s journey to his post as the 19th surgeon general of the United States was much longer than the U.S. “top doc” position’s 18-month vacancy.
Vivek Murthy to be sworn in today as U.S. surgeon general

Vivek Murthy to be sworn in today as U.S. surgeon general

Today from 1-2:30 p.m. EDT, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will swear in Vivek Murthy, MD, as the 19th U.S. surgeon general in a change of command ceremony in Washington, D.C.
APHA report teaches health equity, tells success stories

APHA report teaches health equity, tells success stories

Creating health equity is a guiding priority and core value of APHA. In March, APHA published a new report highlighting the efforts of state and local health agencies and one tribal nation to address the root causes of health inequities.
The Nation’s Health (Storify): National Public Health Week 2015 recap

The Nation’s Health (Storify): National Public Health Week 2015 recap

Check out National Public Health Week highlights, including its Presidential Proclamation, from The Nation's Health's Storify page.