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The Nation’s Health launches series on social determinants of health

The Nation’s Health launches series on social determinants of health

Our health is shaped by many factors that are often outside our control. To help us better understand how these forces affect health, The Nation’s Health has begun a multimedia series on the social determinants of health.
APHA roundtable: Less talk, more action to improve men’s health

APHA roundtable: Less talk, more action to improve men’s health

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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APHA’s Zubik v. Burwell fact sheet shows impacts of contraceptive coverage case

APHA’s Zubik v. Burwell fact sheet shows impacts of contraceptive coverage case

Find out what last month's U.S. Supreme Court action means for public health in a new fact sheet.
The Nation’s Health: Targeting causes of health disparities

The Nation’s Health: Targeting causes of health disparities

Several years ago, public health workers in Wayne County, Michigan, embarked on a new endeavor to tackle infant mortality, an issue that affected the community’s black newborns at more than twice the rate of white newborns.
The Nation's Health: Social determinants and 'Public Health 3.0'

The Nation’s Health: Social determinants and ‘Public Health 3.0′

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.
APHA’s gun violence fact sheet outlines problems, solutions to epidemic

APHA’s gun violence fact sheet outlines problems, solutions to epidemic

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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Registration for the 2016 Annual Meeting is now open

Registration for the 2016 Annual Meeting is now open

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!
APHA Storify: Pets are purr-fect healthy additions to your life

APHA Storify: Pets are purr-fect healthy additions to your life

More than half of U.S. households have a pet. Here's why they're good for your health, courtesy of APHA's Storify.
Aetna Foundation, APHA to Health Affairs: "Making the US the healthiest nation"

Aetna Foundation, APHA to Health Affairs: “Making the US the healthiest nation”

Read this blog from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, and Aetna Foundation President Garth Graham, MD, MPH, in its entirety in Health Affairs.
David Heymann discusses Zika and new CCDM chapter on the virus

David Heymann discusses Zika and new CCDM chapter on the virus

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.