All things APHA

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.
APHA Annual Meeting Blog: Download the APHA Annual Meeting mobile app!

APHA Annual Meeting Blog: Download the APHA Annual Meeting mobile app!

For the third year in a row, meeting attendees can download the APHA Annual Meeting mobile app for easy access to all the information related to the Annual Meeting, including the massive meeting program.
The Nation's Health: APHA Annual Meeting kicks off Saturday in New Orleans

The Nation’s Health: APHA Annual Meeting kicks off Saturday in New Orleans

Read more about APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans in The Nation's Health November/December 2014 issue.
The Nation's Health: Daily drugs show promise as added tool for HIV prevention

The Nation’s Health: Daily drugs show promise as added tool for HIV prevention

Read more about how daily drugs may be an added tool for HIV prevention in The Nation's Health November/December 2014 issue.
The Nation’s Health: Fewer uninsured Americans, bigger decreases to come

The Nation’s Health: Fewer uninsured Americans, bigger decreases to come

Find out how American uninsured rates have dropped — and may continue to do decrease — in The Nation's Health November/December 2014 issue.

The Nation’s Health: Scary diseases to spook you this Halloween

This Storify post about spooky diseases this Halloween is brought to you by The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
Jonas Salk would have turned 100 today

Jonas Salk would have turned 100 today

Google isn’t the only one celebrating what would have been the 100th birthday of the late Jonas Salk, MD. Oct. 28 is also a day of remembrance at APHA.
Three APHA members elected to IOM

Three APHA members elected to IOM

Three APHA members were elected into the Institute of Medicine during its 44th annual meeting Monday, demonstrating “outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service” in health and medicine.
APHA releases new edition of renowned infectious disease manual

APHA releases new edition of renowned infectious disease manual

The 20th edition of APHA's Control of Communicable Diseases Manual is a key resource for public health professionals fighting infectious disease.