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Voters are united in their support for public health

Voters are united in their support for public health

A majority of voters agree on the importance of making access to public health services a priority, according to a recent poll commissioned by the de Beaumont Foundation. Pollster Elizabeth Harrington shares the findings.
Tell better stories: Here's how

Tell better stories: Here’s how

If we want to build more support for public health, celebrated journalist Soledad O'Brien says public health professionals need to tell better stories. Read her storytelling tips in the latest post in our "Fresh Perspectives" series with the de Beaumont Foundation.
Protecting children’s health

Protecting children’s health

October 11 is Children’s Environmental Health Day
March for Science’s Week of Action: How public health can get involved

March for Science’s Week of Action: How public health can get involved

Public Health Newswire interviewed Caroline Weinberg, interim executive director of the March for Science about the Week of Action.
"Fresh Perspectives" — Strange bedfellows, effective partners in public health

“Fresh Perspectives” — Strange bedfellows, effective partners in public health

The latest in our "Fresh Perspectives" series comes from Karen Remley at the de Beaumont Foundation offering tips for building cross-sector partnerships.
Vice Admiral Jerome Adams' year in review

Vice Admiral Jerome Adams’ year in review

One year after being sworn in as U.S. surgeon general, Vice Admiral Jerome Adams reflects on his work over the last 12 months and outlines his vision for a healthy future.
Addressing climate-related health inequity

Addressing climate-related health inequity

A new report helps local health departments provide effective and inclusive care.
“Fresh Perspectives” — Paving the Way for Better Health

“Fresh Perspectives” — Paving the Way for Better Health

In a post that kicks off a new series on the APHA Annual Meeting blog, de Beaumont Foundation CEO Brian Castrucci makes the case for building partnerships to advance public health.
It's time for local health departments to act on climate change

It’s time for local health departments to act on climate change

APHA member Linda Rudolph, with the Public Health Institute, announces a new resource: "Climate Change, Health and Equity: A Guide for Local Health Departments."
Q&A with Dr. Gregory Kearney: "Environmental Public Health: The Practitioner’s Guide"

Q&A with Dr. Gregory Kearney: “Environmental Public Health: The Practitioner’s Guide”

A new guide is available to assist environmental health practitioners and public health professionals. We asked APHA member Greg Kearney to tell us more.
Q&A with Truth Initiative CEO and president Robin Koval: Opioid education and prevention campaign

Q&A with Truth Initiative CEO and president Robin Koval: Opioid education and prevention campaign

Public Health Newswire spoke with APHA member Robin Koval, CEO and president of the Truth Initiative to discuss their new opioid campaign and the role of public health in reducing the epidemic.
Want healthier communities? Address social factors

Want healthier communities? Address social factors

Ceci Connolly discusses innovative initiatives launched by community health plans to address the social determinants of health.