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 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.
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
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.
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
APHA’s Get Ready campaign spoke recently with Natalie Jayroe, president and CEO of Second Harvest of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana, about the many public health benefits of food donations.
Briana J. Jegier, PhD, of APHA’s Breastfeeding Forum, spoke to Public Health Newswire on why breastfeeding is such a critical public health issue and what all Americans can do to promote it.
APHA President Camara Jones underscores the need for a robust national conversation on racism as a first step to creating a healthier nation.
Public Health Newswire spoke to National Health Law Program Staff Attorney Catherine McKee to understand the public health implications of Zubik v. Burwell and Medicaid access and coverage laws.
Read this blog from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, and Aetna Foundation President Garth Graham, MD, MPH, in its entirety in Health Affairs.
Few people have the chops in local, national and global public health quite like APHA President-elect Tom Quade. Our profession has taken him from Kosovo and Italy — with the World Health Organization — to Ohio’s Akron, Summit County and Marion County Health Departments.