Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Social Security Act of 1965 establishing the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
On ASK Day, Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence President Dan Gross urges parents to ask one vital question before sending their children over to play.
Public Health Newswire talked to Darren Mays, PhD, MPH, to take a deep look at tanning, skin cancer and communication tools for prevention.
Hear from the administrator of APHA's Twitter account, @publichealth, to explore the role Twitter plays in advancing public health.
Public Health Newswire caught up with Mighty Fine, MPH, deputy director of APHA’s Center for Professional Development, to find out how public health is working right now to prevent sexual violence on college campuses.
In honor of Social Media Week we're chatting with members of APHA's social media team. Today, learn more about how APHA has advanced public health with its Facebook presence.
Part II — Q&A with St. Louis County Department of Public Health Director Faisal Khan: Ferguson, civil unrest
Public Health Newswire spoke to APHA member Faisal Khan, director of the St. Louis County Department of Public Health, about the department's response to civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, as the one-year anniversary nears.
Part I — Q&A with St. Louis County Department of Public Health Director Faisal Khan: New name, new strategy
Public Health Newswire spoke to APHA member Faisal Khan, director of the St. Louis County Department of Public Health, about the new era of public health in his department and the value that APHA brings to his work — and health departments nationwide.
Legacy International professional fellow in non-profit development Yassine Kalboussi, a native of Tunisia, spent a month at APHA to both learn about the U.S. public health system and how to advocate for bolstered public health services in his home nation.
APHA Global Health Manager Vina HuLamm — who attended the 68th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland — shared her takeaways with Public Health Newswire.
Grantmakers In Health, or GIH, is a nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to helping foundations and corporate giving programs improve the health of all people. APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, shared his thoughts with GIH on civil unrest, health equity and social justice.