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NHeLP's McKee: The fight for contraceptive coverage continues

NHeLP’s McKee: The fight for contraceptive coverage continues

Public Health Newswire spoke to National Health Law Program Staff Attorney Catherine McKee to understand the public health implications of Zubik v. Burwell and Medicaid access and coverage laws.
Aetna Foundation, APHA to Health Affairs: "Making the US the healthiest nation"

Aetna Foundation, APHA to Health Affairs: “Making the US the healthiest nation”

Read this blog from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, and Aetna Foundation President Garth Graham, MD, MPH, in its entirety in Health Affairs.
The future of public health with APHA President-elect Tom Quade

The future of public health with APHA President-elect Tom Quade

Few people have the chops in local, national and global public health quite like APHA President-elect Tom Quade. Our profession has taken him from Kosovo and Italy — with the World Health Organization — to Ohio’s Akron, Summit County and Marion County Health Departments.
Public health should lead in assuring health security

Public health should lead in assuring health security

Following the launch of the 2016 National Health Security Preparedness Index last week, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Paul Kuehnert discusses the importance of the public health community in meeting health challenges and why it must take the lead in preparing our communities for emergencies.
Smallwood: 'I'd love to help' develop APHA policy statement on drowning prevention

Smallwood: ‘I’d love to help’ develop APHA policy statement on drowning prevention

APHA intern Ashley Smallwood spoke to Public Health Newswire about injury and violence prevention across the lifespan.
APHA celebrates Earth Day every day

APHA celebrates Earth Day every day

APHA's Surili Sutaria Patel draws important links between the environment and our health and highlights the commitment of APHA and staff to environmental health.
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.
APA President Carol Rhea: How we can create a healthy built environment

APA President Carol Rhea: How we can create a healthy built environment

American Planning Association President Carol Rhea discussed the built environment and Plan4Health with Public Health Newswire.
APHA members Latshaw, Jackson: How should public health respond to Flint?

APHA members Latshaw, Jackson: How should public health respond to Flint?

APHA Environment Section members Megan Latshaw and Dick Jackson share their thoughts with Public Health Newswire. on how public health should respond to Flint
Help us create the healthiest nation during National Public Health Week

Help us create the healthiest nation during National Public Health Week

Despite tremendous improvements in health, Americans live shorter lives and suffer worse health outcomes than people in many other high-income countries. We're working this week to change that.
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.
American Journal of Public Health's Morabia: New research on Flint, Zika

American Journal of Public Health’s Morabia: New research on Flint, Zika

American Journal of Public Health Editor-in-Chief Alfredo Morabia discusses how the Journal has responded to public health issues including the Flint, Michigan, water crisis and the Zika outbreak.