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‘We will not realize the American dream’ until racism in health care changes

‘We will not realize the American dream’ until racism in health care changes

We know countless ways that racism harms our nation’s health. What may not be widely understood is the racism that isn’t seen can be the most destructive.
The Nation's Health (Storify): 7 reasons to be an APHA member

The Nation’s Health (Storify): 7 reasons to be an APHA member

Maybe you let your membership lapse, or maybe you've been toying with the idea of joining, but haven't put pen to paper — or fingers to keyboard — quite yet. Whatever your reasons, it's time to commit to public health by becoming a member of APHA.
APHA’s Benjamin: One of '100 most influential people in health care'

APHA’s Benjamin: One of ‘100 most influential people in health care’

Between U.S. Supreme Court justices and the Food and Drug Administration’s chief officer, APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, has again been recognized as one of health care’s foremost leaders.

Aug. 24 news: National Immunization Awareness Month, Planned Parenthood clinics, Jimmy Carter

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015.
APHA Get Ready: Share our e-card for National Immunization Awareness Month

APHA Get Ready: Share our e-card for National Immunization Awareness Month

We can’t believe it’s August already, but we’re ready for National Immunization Awareness Month. You probably know something about vaccines, but we all need to make sure we’re up to date. So remind the people you care about with our new e-card, just in time for flu season.
Save $115-120 by registering today for APHA’s Annual Meeting in Chicago

Save $115-120 by registering today for APHA’s Annual Meeting in Chicago

You can buy a lot of “I love public health” T-shirts for $115-120. Or you can save that much money by registering today for our Annual Meeting and Exposition in Chicago.
Is public health a ‘dirty word?’

Is public health a ‘dirty word?’

Public health may be a “dirty word” to people not in the public health community.
The Nation's Health (Storify): Jon Stewart's public health hits

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Jon Stewart’s public health hits

Since 1999, Jon Stewart has been the most trusted comedian in nightly news. As he steps down from behind "The Daily Show's" desk this week, we remember some of his greatest public health hits.
APHA’s ‘I love public health’ T-shirt: A public health movement you can wear

APHA’s ‘I love public health’ T-shirt: A public health movement you can wear

Imagine 13,000 people wearing a shirt that says: “I love public health.” APHA’s 143rd Annual Meeting in Chicago might make it happen.
The Nation's Health: Public health looks to lessons from past in MERS outbreak

The Nation’s Health: Public health looks to lessons from past in MERS outbreak

Check out public health lessons learned from the past MERS outbreak in August's edition of The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
APHA calls on members to support PHACT campaign

APHA calls on members to support PHACT campaign

This summer, tell Congress why strong investments in public health are necessary for the U.S. to create the healthiest nation in one generation.
Plan4Health: Planning makes public health a team sport

Plan4Health: Planning makes public health a team sport

Public health is many things. It’s prevention, it’s preparedness — and it’s certainly planning.