APHA’s Benjamin, congressional leaders: ‘We must act’ now on Zika

APHA’s Benjamin, congressional leaders: ‘We must act’ now on Zika

Public health isn’t alone in the fight against Zika.
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
‘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
Registration for the 2016 Annual Meeting is now open

Registration for the 2016 Annual Meeting is now open

It’s hard to return from a long holiday weekend to the daily grind, no matter how much you love your work. But it’s not so bad when you realize that registration for APHA’s 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo is now open!
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Sept. 21 news: Healthiest Cities & Counties award, Join AIA call to action, smoking harms DNA

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016.
APHA takes 'One Chance' to get ready for health emergencies

APHA takes ‘One Chance’ to get ready for health emergencies

Preparing for emergency situations can be a daunting task. But APHA’s Get Ready campaign has created a music video to make it easier for you.
Using the law to improve health care, create equity

Using the law to improve health care, create equity

Health equity is one of APHA’s guiding priorities, but public health isn’t the only profession working to create a nation where everyone gets a fair chance to lead a healthy life. Lawyers are on the front lines, too.

Sept. 20 news: Zika in Florida, app to fight opioid overdose, sepsis

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016.

Sept. 19 news: Culture of health, Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge, internet addiction

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016.

Sept. 16 news: APHA’s Benjamin on Bloomberg contribution, AJPH studies on marijuana and Black Panthers

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016.
50 communities receive $10,000 seed award to improve health

50 communities receive $10,000 seed award to improve health

Public health investments are paying off for 50 U.S. communities today, literally.

Sept. 15 news: Firearm safety at home, toxic chemicals in dust, stroke care

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016.
Register by Sept. 15 for APHA 2016: Last chance to save!

Register by Sept. 15 for APHA 2016: Last chance to save!

Get your tickets to the greatest public health show on Earth! Register by Sept. 15 for your last chance to save.

Sept. 14 news: Banning menthol cigarettes, biomass burning, Zika

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016.

Sept. 13 news: Soccer injuries, Connecticut battles opioids, mental health care at schools

Check out the latest public health news on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016.
How to maximize your APHA membership (video series)

How to maximize your APHA membership (video series)

APHA cannot possibly express enough gratitude for our members, public health champions who improve health and well-being worldwide. But our staff can invite you to make the most of your APHA membership.