Words from members
Physical Activity Section's Bornstein on National Physical Activity Plan

Physical Activity Section’s Bornstein on National Physical Activity Plan

Public Health Newswire talked to Physical Activity Section Chair Dan Bornstein, PhD, about today's updates to the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan.
APHA members: Promote oral health during National Public Health Week

APHA members: Promote oral health during National Public Health Week

During National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire is featuring guest commentary from our members. Here are a collection of vignettes from APHA's Oral Health Section.
Bella Dinh-Zarr, Robert Zarr: ‘We’re a public health family’

Bella Dinh-Zarr, Robert Zarr: ‘We’re a public health family’

National Transportation Safety Board Vice Chair T. Bella Dinh-Zarr, PhD, MPH, and husband Robert Zarr, MD, MPH, both APHA members, shared their unique public health approaches in an interview with Public Health Newswire.
Lessons from Ebola: How schools can stay healthy

Lessons from Ebola: How schools can stay healthy

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, discusses how schools can take a risk-based approach to protect students and staff against health threats in a commentary published today in Education Week.
Ebola doesn't abide by borders

Ebola doesn’t abide by borders

Should the U.S. ban travel to Ebola-affected countries? APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin argues "no" in a commentary published today in U.S. News & World Report.
APHA campus liaison: Bringing public health to Nicaragua

APHA campus liaison: Bringing public health to Nicaragua

Swapna Bhatia, APHA’s Region III campus liaison at Drexel University, traveled to Nicaragua this summer to pilot an innovative health insurance program.
Suicide prevention, “intersectionality” with APHA member Louis Graham

Suicide prevention, “intersectionality” with APHA member Louis Graham

APHA member Louis Graham, DrPH, discusses suicide prevention on day five of National Prevention Week, an observance sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
APHA members: Be the healthiest nation in one generation

APHA members: Be the healthiest nation in one generation

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here are a collection of vignettes promoting Friday’s theme, “Be the healthiest nation in one generation.”
APHA members: Eat well

APHA members: Eat well

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here are a collection of vignettes promoting Thursday’s theme, “Eat well.”
APHA members: Get out ahead

APHA members: Get out ahead

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here are a collection of vignettes promoting Wednesday’s theme, “Get out ahead.”
APHA members: Don't panic

APHA members: Don’t panic

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here is a vignette promoting Tuesday's theme, “Don't panic.”
APHA members: Be healthy from the start

APHA members: Be healthy from the start

Here are a collection of National Public Health Week vignettes promoting Monday's theme, “Be healthy from the start.”