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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.”
Q&A with Snap Fitness CEO Peter Taunton

Q&A with Snap Fitness CEO Peter Taunton

Snap Fitness, a 24/7 fitness franchise, announced its celebration of National Public Health Week with its own intervention: “Get America Moving.” Through Sunday, Snap Fitness is offering guests seven days of free workouts.
APHA members: Be healthy from the start

APHA members: Be healthy from the start

Here are a collection of National Public Health Week vignettes promoting Monday's theme, “Be healthy from the start.”
National Public Health Week: Start With Us

National Public Health Week: Start With Us

APHA's Georges Benjamin kicks off National Public Health Week 2014 with a call to action on The Huffington Post.
2014 ‘state of public health’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

2014 ‘state of public health’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

In a conversation with Public Health Newswire, CDC Director Tom Frieden defined the 2014 state of public health — and how APHA and public health professionals can improve the nation’s health with “six essential components for success.”
Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak: The past, present and future of tobacco

Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak: The past, present and future of tobacco

Imagine a world in which more than half of all adults smoked. Worse, imagine a world in which you were constantly forced to breathe in the proven-deadly chemicals released by tobacco products.
Q&A with new APHA President-elect Shiriki Kumanyika

Q&A with new APHA President-elect Shiriki Kumanyika

University of Pennsylvania professor and newly minted APHA President-elect Shiriki Kumanyika tells us about her work, why she's so hopeful about the future public health workforce and why the new APHA will lead to greater impact for health.