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Using the law to improve health care, create equity

Using the law to improve health care, create equity

Health equity is one of APHA’s guiding priorities, but public health isn’t the only profession working to create a nation where everyone gets a fair chance to lead a healthy life. Lawyers are on the front lines, too.
50 communities receive $10,000 seed award to improve health

50 communities receive $10,000 seed award to improve health

Public health investments are paying off for 50 U.S. communities today, literally.
How to maximize your APHA membership (video series)

How to maximize your APHA membership (video series)

APHA cannot possibly express enough gratitude for our members, public health champions who improve health and well-being worldwide. But our staff can invite you to make the most of your APHA membership.
APHA’s Benjamin, congressional leaders: ‘We must act’ now on Zika

APHA’s Benjamin, congressional leaders: ‘We must act’ now on Zika

Public health isn’t alone in the fight against Zika.
Modern Healthcare: APHA’s Benjamin among 100 most influential leaders

Modern Healthcare: APHA’s Benjamin among 100 most influential leaders

Seeking a who’s who in health care? Look no further than Modern Healthcare’s annual recognition program.
The Nation's Health: Medicaid, Medicare making the move toward social determinants

The Nation’s Health: Medicaid, Medicare making the move toward social determinants

A new policy could have dramatic and lasting effects on public health, as a major government program takes a turn toward addressing social determinants.
National Preparedness Month: Show us your prepping colors!

National Preparedness Month: Show us your prepping colors!

APHA’s Get Ready campaign challenges you to celebrate National Preparedmonth Month with us by joining our coloring book contest.
The Nation's Health: Long-acting reversible contraceptives making gains in popularity, availability

The Nation’s Health: Long-acting reversible contraceptives making gains in popularity, availability

When Delaware Gov. Jack Markell took office in 2009, he took actions to reduce unintended pregnancies in the state.
It’s not what you say, it’s what they hear: 5 tips for improving health communication

It’s not what you say, it’s what they hear: 5 tips for improving health communication

2016 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media session shares messaging lessons from U.S. presidential campaigns.
The Nation's Health: WHO: Emergency health workers, facilities intentionally targeted

The Nation’s Health: WHO: Emergency health workers, facilities intentionally targeted

Earlier this year, Doctors Without Borders wanted to reopen a clinic in southern Syria that had been destroyed during bombings.
The Nation's Health: States, cities raising their minimum age for tobacco sales to 21

The Nation’s Health: States, cities raising their minimum age for tobacco sales to 21

Measures that can prevent potential smokers from lighting up are catching fire nationwide, such as reevaluating the age at which consumers can buy tobacco.
The Nation's Health (Storify): Education a lifelong social determinant of health

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Education a lifelong social determinant of health

Open your notebooks, and jot this down: Our education is one of the biggest factors in how well and how long we live.