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AJPH study: New York ‘water jets’ increase student water consumption

AJPH study: New York ‘water jets’ increase student water consumption

According to new research from the American Journal of Public Health, 'water jets' are helping New York City students drink more water.
APHA’s Twitter promotes public health voice

APHA’s Twitter promotes public health voice

APHA uses Twitter to elevate public health conversations in real-time. According to CQ Roll Call, we “reach more people than many organizations that are far larger.”
APHA partnership offers medical translator for free

APHA partnership offers medical translator for free

APHA has partnered with Canopy Apps to offer their app, Canopy Medical Translator, to APHA members and supporters. The app was developed with support from National Institutes of Health.

APHA urges Senate to confirm surgeon general nominee

The fate of stalled U.S. surgeon general nominee Vivek Murthy rests with the Senate this week.
Sign onto APHA’s ‘healthiest nation’ movement

Sign onto APHA’s ‘healthiest nation’ movement

Building a healthier America starts with us. Will you pledge to help us create the healthiest nation in one generation?
The Nation's Health (Storify): Why we're thankful for public health workers

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Why we’re thankful for public health workers

Check out why APHA is thankful for public health workers in our Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
(Top 5) Media coverage at APHA 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans

(Top 5) Media coverage at APHA 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans

In case you missed it, here are five studies that earned news coverage from APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
The Nation's Health (Storify): APHA calls for a smoke-free Big Easy

The Nation’s Health (Storify): APHA calls for a smoke-free Big Easy

Check out why APHA is calling for a smoke-free New Orleans in a Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.

Study: New Orleans supermarket access improved since Hurricane Katrina

After Hurricane Katrina, lower-income New Orleans residents lost access to supermarkets. That access has completely returned in the past seven years, according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

Study: C-sections associated with high income, few minorities, less education

And according to research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Americans are more likely to have C-sections if they have high household incomes, live in areas with fewer minorities and have a below-average education.

Study: Alcohol tax increases improve economy, reduce effects of excessive alcohol consumption

Did you know that alcohol taxes are good for health — and the economy?

Study: Distrust of health workers made Ebola worse

Could the Ebola outbreak have been stopped earlier in Guinea? There's a strong possibility, according to one reseacher presenting today at the American Public Health Association's 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans.