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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.
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.