As immigration reform picks up momentum on Capitol Hill this week, health advocates are calling on Congress to consider public health consequences of certain provisions included in the sweeping legislation.
President Barack Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2014 budget for public health falls short in many areas — including reductions to prevention grants — but advances others.
A new standard published Monday will serve as a blueprint for ensuring the health and safety of U.S. homes.
Registration and housing opened today for the 2013 APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Boston from Nov. 2-6, a weeklong spectacle drawing more than 13,000 public health practitioners, students and officials.
Today marks the close of Mental Health Month. This May, APHA and its American Journal of Public Health collaborated with the Carter Center on a very specific aspect of mental health: stigma.
The future of global health is under investigation this week at the 66th World Health Assembly in Geneva, including issues such as controlling noncommunicable diseases and advancing toward universal health coverage.
APHA’s Action Board helps bring critical public health issues to the nation’s attention. It connects the Association’s member groups and Affiliates, develops and reviews policies and shares APHA priorities with the nation’s policymakers.
From an internationally acclaimed epidemiologist to a national leader on neighborhood issues, APHA’s just-announced lineup of Annual Meeting speakers will drive home its 2013 theme: “Think Global, Act Local: Best Practices Around the World.”
Knock knock, who’s there? Orange. Orange who? Orange you glad you’re preventing skin cancer!
Social media and public health gurus were in force yesterday for APHA’s third annual National Public Health Week Twitter Chat, via the hashtag #NPHWchat.
Surgeon General Regina Benjamin yesterday marked the start of National Public Health Week by prescribing new medicine to keep Americans healthy: walking.
The Affordable Care Act and National Public Health Week 2013’s theme — “Public Health is ROI: Save Lives, Save Money” — go hand-in-hand, says Kathleen Sebelius.