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'Chronic Disease Epidemiology Prevention and Control': Q&A with editor Patrick Remington

‘Chronic Disease Epidemiology Prevention and Control’: Q&A with editor Patrick Remington

The new edition discusses the current knowledge and best practices in the prevention and control of major chronic diseases and their risk factors.
‘State of Public Health 2017’ with outgoing CDC Director Tom Frieden

‘State of Public Health 2017’ with outgoing CDC Director Tom Frieden

As he prepares to leave office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden shared with us his hopes for the future of public health and the challenges that still lie ahead.
'Prevention Diaries': A Q&A with Prevention Institute's Larry Cohen

‘Prevention Diaries’: A Q&A with Prevention Institute’s Larry Cohen

In his latest book, Larry Cohen explores the aspects of daily life that influence our health and argues that a prevention approach offers many common-sense solutions that save lives and money, and reduce suffering.
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Q&A with Jessica Solomon Fisher: PHNCI turns 1

Q&A with Jessica Solomon Fisher: PHNCI turns 1

Public Health National Center for Innovations launched a year ago to spark and align innovations in public health practice. We talked with Jessica Solomon Fisher, chief innovations officer, to learn about the work and where its headed.
APHA’s Dr. Benjamin: Welcome to Denver!

APHA’s Dr. Benjamin: Welcome to Denver!

It’s an honor and a privilege to welcome you to APHA 2016!
Public Health 3.0: HHS' DeSalvo launches new era of public health

Public Health 3.0: HHS’ DeSalvo launches new era of public health

Public health is undergoing a big change — and Acting Assistant Secretary for Health Karen DeSalvo is helping to lead the revolution. DeSalvo spoke to APHA about new "Public Health 3.0" recommendations.
Air pollution is yet another issue that disproportionately impacts minority and low-income communities

Air pollution is yet another issue that disproportionately impacts minority and low-income communities

The Clean Power Plan protects against air pollution and climate change, argues APHA's Dr. Georges Benjamin in The Huffington Post.
The Clean Power Plan: A public health imperative

The Clean Power Plan: A public health imperative

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit hears oral arguments today on the Clean Power Plan. Environmental Defense Fund attorneys Martha Roberts and Ben Levitan outline what's at stake for public health.
How public health has supported Louisiana flood victims

How public health has supported Louisiana flood victims

Jamie Roques, an APHA and Louisiana Public Health Association member, spoke to Public Health Newswire about the state's historic floods and public health's role both in future preparedness and current recovery efforts. Photo courtesy FEMA/JT Blatty
CDC's Beard: How we can protect ourselves and each other from Zika

CDC’s Beard: How we can protect ourselves and each other from Zika

APHA's Get Ready campaign spoke to CDC's Ben Beard, MS, PhD, to discuss what Americans — including pregnant women, travelers, outdoor workers and people living in areas where Zika might be spreading — can do to protect themselves and others from infection.
‘The global pandemic of inactivity’ with Loretta DiPietro

‘The global pandemic of inactivity’ with Loretta DiPietro

Loretta DiPietro, PhD, of The George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health spoke to Public Health Newswire about the health implications of physical inactivity in America. Photo by Andrew Cribb, courtesy iStockphoto