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'One Key Question' to revolutionize reproductive, public health

‘One Key Question’ to revolutionize reproductive, public health

A public health movement in Oregon — where doctors query every woman of reproductive age — could make women and families healthier across the nation. It's called "One Key Question."
Bhatia: Raising minimum wage benefits ‘every social and behavioral health' issue

Bhatia: Raising minimum wage benefits ‘every social and behavioral health’ issue

California's proposal to raise its minimum wage will dramatically improve the state's overall health, says Rajiv Bhatia, MD, MPH.
APHA members support mental health during National Prevention Week

APHA members support mental health during National Prevention Week

Members from APHA’s Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Section and Mental Health Section spoke to Public Health Newswire about different public health crises and interventions that can improve our nation’s overall mental health.
Suicide prevention, “intersectionality” with APHA member Louis Graham

Suicide prevention, “intersectionality” with APHA member Louis Graham

APHA member Louis Graham, DrPH, discusses suicide prevention on day five of National Prevention Week, an observance sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Q&A: Leading Health Indicators with HHS leader Howard Koh (Video)

Q&A: Leading Health Indicators with HHS leader Howard Koh (Video)

Howard Koh, MD, MPH, assistant secretary for health at HHS, sat down with APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, in March to talk about the Leading Health Indicators and how communities can use them to improve health.
Q&A with Rob Bisceglie on Every Kid Healthy Week

Q&A with Rob Bisceglie on Every Kid Healthy Week

Every Kid Healthy Week is held the last full week of every April, designed to celebrate schools’ wellness achievements.
APHA members: Be the healthiest nation in one generation

APHA members: Be the healthiest nation in one generation

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here are a collection of vignettes promoting Friday’s theme, “Be the healthiest nation in one generation.”
GW Dean Lynn Goldman: Students will build ‘better world for generations’

GW Dean Lynn Goldman: Students will build ‘better world for generations’

Milken Institute Dean Lynn Goldman spoke to APHA about the school’s vision for a healthier future and what Friday’s theme, “Be the healthiest nation in one generation,” means at the Milken Institute SPH.
APHA members: Eat well

APHA members: Eat well

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here are a collection of vignettes promoting Thursday’s theme, “Eat well.”
Q&A with FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg

Q&A with FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg

FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg spoke to Public Health Newswire about National Public Health Week, current FDA goals and how the U.S. can become the healthiest nation in one generation.
APHA members: Get out ahead

APHA members: Get out ahead

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here are a collection of vignettes promoting Wednesday’s theme, “Get out ahead.”
APHA members: Don't panic

APHA members: Don’t panic

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here is a vignette promoting Tuesday's theme, “Don't panic.”