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Annual Meeting early bird registration deadline ending soon

Annual Meeting early bird registration deadline ending soon

Have you registered for APHA’s 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition yet? Register by Thursday, Aug. 28 to save big with the early bird discounted rate.
In public health, ‘our stories can save lives’

In public health, ‘our stories can save lives’

Paul Smith is not a public health expert. But he knows how to tell a story, and that’s why he was chosen to speak at the Eighth National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media this week in Atlanta.
The Nation's Health: 5 health threats scarier than Ebola

The Nation’s Health: 5 health threats scarier than Ebola

Check out five health threats more dangerous than Ebola in this Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
The Nation's Health: Funding cuts hurt, but you can help

The Nation’s Health: Funding cuts hurt, but you can help

Public health budgets are being slashed across the country. But advocates can take steps to protect public health.
The Nation's Health: How can messaging influence health behaviors?

The Nation’s Health: How can messaging influence health behaviors?

A young man walks up to a convenience store counter and asks for a pack of cigarettes. He throws some money on the counter, but the cashier says, “That’s not enough.”
The Nation's Health: Healthy housing standard announced

The Nation’s Health: Healthy housing standard announced

A new National Healthy Housing Standard could help millions of U.S. residents and homeowners make living spaces safer and healthier.
The Nation's Health: Is US public health ready for MERS?

The Nation’s Health: Is US public health ready for MERS?

When a man traveling to Indiana by two planes and a bus from Saudi Arabia became the first U.S. case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus on May 2, the nation’s public health community was hardly blindsided.
APHA brings PHACT and media experts to Google Hangout

APHA brings PHACT and media experts to Google Hangout

As part of the summer's Public Health ACTion campaign, this week, APHA gathered tips from a media savvy Google Hangout panel. Find out what the experts had to say to help public health enthusiasts improve their media advocacy skills.
APHA calls for ratification of global disability treaty

APHA calls for ratification of global disability treaty

The full Senate last considered the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, or CRPD, in 2012, falling five votes short of the two-thirds supermajority vote required.
Contemporary vs. classic: APHA Book Club Facebook chat

Contemporary vs. classic: APHA Book Club Facebook chat

On Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. EDT, APHA’s “Annual Meeting Book Club” will merge old school and new school.
The Nation’s Health: CDC anthrax exposure

The Nation’s Health: CDC anthrax exposure

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention caused a stir this summer when it announced that more than 80 of its employees might have been exposed to anthrax.
The Nation's Health: How some states are fighting painkiller overdoses

The Nation’s Health: How some states are fighting painkiller overdoses

This Storify roundup on fighting painkiller overdoses is brought to you by The Nation’s Health, APHA’s newspaper.