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Black maternal health: Helping all to thrive

Black maternal health: Helping all to thrive

It's Black Maternal Health Week. Joia Crear-Perry with National Birth Equity Collaborative recently discussed the challenges of black maternal health with APHA.
Yes, EPA: Regulating mercury pollution is “appropriate and necessary”

Yes, EPA: Regulating mercury pollution is “appropriate and necessary”

APHA's Georges Benjamin and Union of Concerned Scientists' Kathleen Rest call out the toxic sleight of hand in the agency’s latest proposal.
NPHW guest blog: Global health — We’re all in this together

NPHW guest blog: Global health — We’re all in this together

Global health is this weekend's theme for National Public Health Week. Our guest post is by Loyce Pace, president and executive director of the Global Health Council.
NPHW guest blog: Action and leadership on climate change and health

NPHW guest blog: Action and leadership on climate change and health

APHA's Surili Patel discusses the important work being done to address the threat of climate change as part of today's National Public Health Week observance.
NPHW guest blog: 4 strategies for using technology in public health

NPHW guest blog: 4 strategies for using technology in public health

Raed Mansour, APHA member and director for the Office of Innovation at the Chicago Department of Public Health, outlines four approaches for putting technology to use in public health, today's National Public Health Week theme.
NPHW guest blog: The importance of precision medicine for rural communities

NPHW guest blog: The importance of precision medicine for rural communities

Today's National Public Health Week theme is rural health and our guest blog is by Dara Richardson-Heron, MD, with the All of Us Research Program.
Q&A with CDC Director Robert Redfield on the state of public health

Q&A with CDC Director Robert Redfield on the state of public health

Public Health Newswire interviewed CDC Director Robert Redfield, MD, on the state of public health and the agency’s plans for 2019.
NPHW guest blog: Preventing violence podcast

NPHW guest blog: Preventing violence podcast

Today's National Public Health Week guest post is by David Richards, project coordinator with the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge. Richards spotlights a new podcast with APHA's Mighty Fine on violence prevention, today's NPHW theme.
Energy policy and public health: Q&A with Denise Patel

Energy policy and public health: Q&A with Denise Patel

A policy statement recently adopted by APHA calls for addressing U.S. energy policy to protect public health. We asked APHA member Denise Patel to tell us more about the policy statement and why action is urgently needed.
'My first year as HHS assistant secretary for health' — Adm. Brett Giroir, MD

‘My first year as HHS assistant secretary for health’ — Adm. Brett Giroir, MD

HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Adm. Brett Giroir reflects on the accomplishments of his office and looks to the public health work ahead.
Green schoolyards offer equitable access to nature

Green schoolyards offer equitable access to nature

Helping children play, learn and grow with nature in their everyday lives
How public health can help close the mental health treatment gap

How public health can help close the mental health treatment gap

Tyler Norris, chief executive of Well Being Trust, outlines five major improvements to mental health parity statutes, part of our "Fresh Perspectives" series hosted by the de Beaumont Foundation.