APHA Billion Steps Challenge surpasses goal

APHA Billion Steps Challenge surpasses goal

Participants in APHA’s Billion Steps Challenge once again strode far past the goal.
Q&A with CDC Director Robert Redfield on the state of public health

Q&A with CDC Director Robert Redfield on the state of public health

Public Health Newswire interviewed CDC Director Robert Redfield, MD, on the state of public health and the agency’s plans for 2019.
APHA kicks off National Public Health Week 2019

APHA kicks off National Public Health Week 2019

APHA and hundreds of partners across the country kick off National Public Health Week, April 1-7, to celebrate and advocate for public health.
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April 8 news: E.coli outbreak, Venezuela crisis, mystery infection, senior loneliness, collective trauma

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NPHW guest blog: Global health — We’re all in this together

NPHW guest blog: Global health — We’re all in this together

Global health is this weekend's theme for National Public Health Week. Our guest post is by Loyce Pace, president and executive director of the Global Health Council.

April 5 news: Measles exposure, alcohol, opioid epidemic, lead poisoning, low-carb guidelines

Check out today's public health news for Friday, April 5, 2019.
NPHW guest blog: Action and leadership on climate change and health

NPHW guest blog: Action and leadership on climate change and health

APHA's Surili Patel discusses the important work being done to address the threat of climate change as part of today's National Public Health Week observance.
NPHW guest blog: 4 strategies for using technology in public health

NPHW guest blog: 4 strategies for using technology in public health

Raed Mansour, APHA member and director for the Office of Innovation at the Chicago Department of Public Health, outlines four approaches for putting technology to use in public health, today's National Public Health Week theme.

April 4 news: Poor diet deaths, e-cigarette seizures, air pollution, weed killer cancer, eyelid sunscreen

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NPHW guest blog: The importance of precision medicine for rural communities

NPHW guest blog: The importance of precision medicine for rural communities

Today's National Public Health Week theme is rural health and our guest blog is by Dara Richardson-Heron, MD, with the All of Us Research Program.

April 3 news: FDA fluoride, Canada warming, drug-resistance, Cholera in Mozambique, homeless healing

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NPHW guest blog: Preventing violence podcast

NPHW guest blog: Preventing violence podcast

Today's National Public Health Week guest post is by David Richards, project coordinator with the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge. Richards spotlights a new podcast with APHA's Mighty Fine on violence prevention, today's NPHW theme.

April 2 news: Measles cases, paralyzing illness, vaping dangers, Ebola outbreak, alcohol and cancer

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April 1 news: National Public Health Week, FDA ‘healthy’, Midwest floods, suicide risk, anti-vaccinations

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March 29 news: Measles in NY, mosquitoes and climate change, HIV in San Francisco, EPA pollution science, Ebola misinformation

Check out today's public health news for Friday, March 29, 2019.