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!
David Heymann discusses Zika and new CCDM chapter on the virus

David Heymann discusses Zika and new CCDM chapter on the virus

Global infectious disease expert David Heymann, MD, calls the Zika virus “among the most troubling developments of the early 21st century.” In a Q&A with Public Health Newswire, Heymann discusses a new Zika chapter for APHA's renowned disease manual and his outlook for the virus.
APHA’s venerable infectious disease manual now offers Zika chapter

APHA’s venerable infectious disease manual now offers Zika chapter

As the public health community continues to ramp up efforts to address the Zika virus, it has a new tool at its disposal.
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July 20 news: Chlamydia vaccine, IVF and breast cancer risk, Norovirus at RNC

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, July 20, 2016.
House Labor-HHS funding measure ‘falls far short,’ says APHA

House Labor-HHS funding measure ‘falls far short,’ says APHA

Funding levels for public health hang in the balance as House appropriators last week set their first spending mark for next year.

July 19 news: House passes mental health bill, fracking, preventing strokes

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.
APHA: 'Great disappointment' at lack of congressional funding for Zika

APHA: ‘Great disappointment’ at lack of congressional funding for Zika

Today marks the beginning of Congress' seven-week recess without any dedicated funding to protect Americans from the Zika virus infection.

July 18 news: Obesity, violence in the media, Zika transmission

Check out today's public health news on Monday, July 18, 2016.
Calling all animal lovers! Show APHA's Get Ready your baby animal photos

Calling all animal lovers! Show APHA’s Get Ready your baby animal photos

Learn how to enter your baby animal photos in this year's Get Ready emergency preparedness photo contest.

July 15 news: Congress fails to pass Zika legislation, gonorrhea, OSHA provisions

Check out today's public health news on Friday, July 15, 2016.

July 14 news: Obesity, Zika threat grows, Obama to sign opioid addiction bill

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 14, 2016.
New report shows walking, biking to school creates healthy habits

New report shows walking, biking to school creates healthy habits

A new report from Safe Routes to School and APHA shows how use of data can better promote walking and biking to school.

July 13 news: organizations against child violence, cycling, cavity prevention in children

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.
APHA to Congress: Fund Zika prevention this week

APHA to Congress: Fund Zika prevention this week

APHA is strongly urging Congress to fund an appropriate Zika response this week before legislators leave for a seven-week recess.

July 12 news: gun control legislation, autism diagnoses, winter weather and the common cold

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.