APHA talked to Jim Skiera of the International Society of Arboriculture about the potential for 'urban forests' to improve public health.
APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, discusses how schools can take a risk-based approach to protect students and staff against health threats in a commentary published today in Education Week.
Should the U.S. ban travel to Ebola-affected countries? APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin argues "no" in a commentary published today in U.S. News & World Report.
Americans suffer 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes each year. It’s a staggering number, but one that our nation’s health leaders have turned into hope.
Swapna Bhatia, APHA’s Region III campus liaison at Drexel University, traveled to Nicaragua this summer to pilot an innovative health insurance program.
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."
California's proposal to raise its minimum wage will dramatically improve the state's overall health, says Rajiv Bhatia, MD, MPH.
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.
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.
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.
Every Kid Healthy Week is held the last full week of every April, designed to celebrate schools’ wellness achievements.
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.”