APHA on gun violence: ‘This is about how we keep people alive and safe’

APHA on gun violence: ‘This is about how we keep people alive and safe’

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, talked with British television program ITV News last week to discuss U.S. gun violence and why it's a public health issue.
APHA releases new health systems transformation guide

APHA releases new health systems transformation guide

APHA has long championed the many ways the Affordable Care Act can improve public health. But how does the public health community turn the law’s potential into better health outcomes?
APHA on King v. Burwell victory: ‘More than 6 million Americans breathe sigh of relief’

APHA on King v. Burwell victory: ‘More than 6 million Americans breathe sigh of relief’

Health insurance is here to stay for more than 6 million Americans.
FDA removes artificial trans fat from nation’s food supply

FDA removes artificial trans fat from nation’s food supply

FDA won cheers from the public health community today in announcing its final determination that partially hydrogenated oil is no longer recognized as safe.
New ‘Control of Communicable Diseases Manual for Mobile and Web’ improves access to text

New ‘Control of Communicable Diseases Manual for Mobile and Web’ improves access to text

The updated platform from APHA and Unbound Medicine includes content from the 20th edition of the renowned sourcebook on infectious disease.
2015 APHA Annual Meeting registration now open

2015 APHA Annual Meeting registration now open

Registration and housing for APHA’s 143rd Annual Meeting and Exposition in Chicago, set for Oct. 31-Nov. 4, opened today.
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The Nation’s Health (Storify): 'Racism and Health'

The Nation’s Health (Storify): ‘Racism and Health’

Check out The Nation's Health's Storify recap of APHA's first of a four-part webinar series, "Impact of Racism on the Health and Well-being of the Nation."

July 22 news: Parkinson’s, exercise, Alzheimer’s

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, July 22, 2015.

July 21 news: Highway safety bill, coffee benefits, antibiotic use

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, July 21, 2015.

July 20 news: Fruits and vegetables, Alzheimer’s, soccer heading ban

Check out today's public health news on Monday, July 20, 2015.

AJPH research addresses obesity, kindergarten social skills and LGBT biases in health care

Did you catch the latest public health findings from the American Journal of Public Health? Read on to hear the latest and check out what media outlets had to say about the new research.

July 17 news: APHA executive director on gun violence, American Journal of Public Health on obesity, kindergartners behavior

Check out today's public health news on Friday, July 17, 2015.

July 16 news: Title X cuts, cancer, ALS

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 16, 2015.
APHA webinar: The ACA after King v. Burwell

APHA webinar: The ACA after King v. Burwell

Last week APHA hosted a webinar to discuss how King v. Burwell, which kept tax credits available to individuals who purchased health insurance on the federal government's exchange, will affect the our nation’s health moving forward.

July 15 news: Statins, Ebola, prenatal blood tests

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.

July 14 news: AIDS, climate change, Ebola vaccine

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, July 14, 2015.
The Nation’s Health (Storify): 3 things to help you make a safe splash

The Nation’s Health (Storify): 3 things to help you make a safe splash

Summer is a great time to relax and cool off in the pool. Here are some tips to enjoy the water while staying safe.

July 13 news: Fruits and vegetables, Ebola, anticoagulants

Check out today's public health news on Monday, July 13, 2015.