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#NPHWchat makes public health nation’s top talking point

#NPHWchat makes public health nation’s top talking point

We set out to make public health a conversation for all-comers. By the time it was over the 2014 National Public Health Week Twitter Chat took over the country.
NPHW forum discusses path toward a healthier America

NPHW forum discusses path toward a healthier America

Five years ago APHA launched a video envisioning the U.S. becoming the “healthiest nation in one generation.” On Day One of National Public Health Week national health leaders joined APHA to discuss how this vision can become a reality.
APHA, CDC get ‘nerdy’ during National Public Health Week

APHA, CDC get ‘nerdy’ during National Public Health Week

Public health nerds, get ready for a week of — well — nerdiness.
National Public Health Week: Start With Us

National Public Health Week: Start With Us

APHA's Georges Benjamin kicks off National Public Health Week 2014 with a call to action on The Huffington Post.
Advocates call on all health retailers to stop selling tobacco: Sign APHA petition

Advocates call on all health retailers to stop selling tobacco: Sign APHA petition

Health advocates praised CVS's decision to stop tobacco sales, and through letters and an APHA petition urge others to follow suit.
National Public Health Week 2014: How you can join in

National Public Health Week 2014: How you can join in

National Public Health Week 2014, or NPHW, begins in just six days. During the 19th annual event the world of public health will highlight issues that are important to improving the health of our nation.
Pressure grows on retailers to stop tobacco sales

Pressure grows on retailers to stop tobacco sales

With the move by leading health care retailer CVS to remove tobacco products from its stores, pressure is mounting on other pharmaceutical retailers to do the same.

AJPH research helps spark defense of women in Congo

Amidst a humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where women and girls have been primary victims of civil strife and war, comes a ray of hope.
NPHW Twitter Chat 2014: Big names, new topics, same public health focus

NPHW Twitter Chat 2014: Big names, new topics, same public health focus

Do you remember when public health was more than just 140 characters — as in, nearly 400 characters?
APHA gets ready for National Public Health Week 2014

APHA gets ready for National Public Health Week 2014

In the first week of April, APHA and partners hope to transform the way you think about public health.
APHA book explores health research among Native Americans

APHA book explores health research among Native Americans

Native American communities have historically faced significant health challenges, but a new APHA book offers guidance for evaluating and researching health in these communities to help create better health outcomes.
CNN film features parents of Sandy Hook victim at APHA Annual Meeting in Boston

CNN film features parents of Sandy Hook victim at APHA Annual Meeting in Boston

At APHA’s 141st Annual Meeting in Boston, CNN’s Anderson Cooper show chronicled the advocacy work of Jeremy Richman and Jennifer Hensel, whose daughter was one of 26 victims in the Newtown school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.