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Communities working to improve their health, thanks to challenge

Communities working to improve their health, thanks to challenge

Now that its 50 grantees have been named and awarded, the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge is moving forward at full tilt, with new and existing programs beginning to thrive in communities across the country. Read more in this story from The Nation's Health.

Public Health and Transportation Partners Launch Website on Bicycling and Walking in the U.S.

A new website takes a user-centered approach to exploring and sharing the "Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2016 Benchmarking Report."
APHA strongly opposes revised health overhaul bill, vote may come soon

APHA strongly opposes revised health overhaul bill, vote may come soon

Since failing to garner votes to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in March, proponents of the American Health Care Act have proposed revisions to help it succeed. The problem is they’ve made it even worse.
APHA marches for science

APHA marches for science

APHA members, APHA Affiliates and public health supporters joined the throngs of evidence-based enthusiasts on Earth Day for the March for Science.
APHA Storify: Signs of the times: 30 ideas for your public health protests

APHA Storify: Signs of the times: 30 ideas for your public health protests

Marching for public health? Get inspired by these awesome messages from recent events.
APHA celebrates Earth Day in more than one way

APHA celebrates Earth Day in more than one way

With Earth Day and the March for Science slated for Saturday, Surili Patel discusses the significance of APHA's Year of Climate Change and Health and activities for April.
APHA joins March for Science

APHA joins March for Science

In an era when science is under attack, APHA is stepping up to its defense. Literally.
APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge surpasses goal

APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge surpasses goal

Thanks to the exemplary pedestrian efforts and friendly competition of our participants, more than 8,000 people walked 2.2 billion steps by National Public Health Week.
Resolutions introduced in Congress to mark National Public Health Week

Resolutions introduced in Congress to mark National Public Health Week

Public health has been spotlighted all week from schools and businesses to town halls and libraries as part of National Public Health Week. The celebration even made it to Capitol Hill.
Public health students celebrate National Public Health Week

Public health students celebrate National Public Health Week

Public health students rallied on campus and in the community this week to celebrate National Public Health Week.
Future of public health is hot Twitter topic during #NPHWchat

Future of public health is hot Twitter topic during #NPHWchat

More than 820 participants joined in our seventh annual National Public Health Week Twitter Chat to discuss the most pressing issues affecting our nation’s health and share solutions for creating a healthier future for generations to come.
Planners, designers join with public health to promote healthy communities

Planners, designers join with public health to promote healthy communities

A new collaboration announced yesterday as part of National Public Health Week brings new energy to the goal of creating healthy communities.