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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.
American Journal of Public Health’s Mary Northridge to complete tenure as editor-in-chief

American Journal of Public Health’s Mary Northridge to complete tenure as editor-in-chief

APHA celebrates Mary E. Northridge, editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Public Health, who will complete her 16-year tenure with the journal next spring.
APHA seeks to educate Congress during 2014 PHACT Campaign

APHA seeks to educate Congress during 2014 PHACT Campaign

This summer APHA is once again empowering its members, Affiliates and other health advocates to make their voices heard on critical public health issues through its annual Public Health ACTion, or PHACT, Campaign.
Celebrating 20 years of National Men’s Health Week

Celebrating 20 years of National Men’s Health Week

Salvatore J. Giorgianni, Jr., PharmD, chair of APHA Men’s Health Caucus, shared his insight on the keys to men’s health — notably “awareness, prevention, education and family” — in a conversation with Public Health Newswire.
The Nation's Health: Simple ways to prevent norovirus outbreaks

The Nation’s Health: Simple ways to prevent norovirus outbreaks

This Storify roundup on norovirus prevention is brought to you by The Nation’s Health, APHA’s newspaper.
The Nation's Health: 5 tips for making pedestrian safety a priority in your community

The Nation’s Health: 5 tips for making pedestrian safety a priority in your community

This Storify roundup on pedestrian safety is brought to you by The Nation’s Health, APHA’s newspaper.

The Nation’s Health: Work to join public health, primary care moves ahead

Public health workers and primary care physicians may work toward the same goal — healthier people — but bringing the two fields together is not a simple task. Just ask Catherine McLaughlin.
The Nation's Health: EPA plan to cut pollution, improve health

The Nation’s Health: EPA plan to cut pollution, improve health

This Storify roundup of EPA's carbon pollution standards is brought to you by The Nation’s Health, APHA’s newspaper.