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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
Get Ready Q&A: Donate to your local food bank year-round

Get Ready Q&A: Donate to your local food bank year-round

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.
Q&A with Briana J. Jegier: How breastfeeding improves public health

Q&A with Briana J. Jegier: How breastfeeding improves public health

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: We need a nationwide conversation on racism

APHA President Camara Jones: We need a nationwide conversation on racism

APHA President Camara Jones underscores the need for a robust national conversation on racism as a first step to creating a healthier nation.
NHeLP's McKee: The fight for contraceptive coverage continues

NHeLP’s McKee: The fight for contraceptive coverage continues

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.