Storify: 7 reasons to be an APHA member

Storify: 7 reasons to be an APHA member

Maybe you let your membership lapse, or maybe you've been toying with the idea of joining, but haven't put pen to paper — or fingers to keyboard — quite yet. Whatever your reasons, it's time to commit to public health by becoming a member of APHA.
(Video) Turning our culture of punishment into a culture of prevention

(Video) Turning our culture of punishment into a culture of prevention

The national news is filled with stories about what is wrong with the criminal justice system and how we can fix it. But what’s missing from the current debate is a conversation about how our justice system negatively impacts health, particularly the health of children and families of color.
Is public health a ‘dirty word?’

Is public health a ‘dirty word?’

Public health may be a “dirty word” to people not in the public health community.
The Nation's Health (Storify): Jon Stewart's public health hits

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Jon Stewart’s public health hits

Since 1999, Jon Stewart has been the most trusted comedian in nightly news. As he steps down from behind "The Daily Show's" desk this week, we remember some of his greatest public health hits.
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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APHA’s Benjamin: One of '100 most influential people in health care'

APHA’s Benjamin: One of ‘100 most influential people in health care’

Between U.S. Supreme Court justices and the Food and Drug Administration’s chief officer, APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, has again been recognized as one of health care’s foremost leaders.

Aug. 24 news: National Immunization Awareness Month, Planned Parenthood clinics, Jimmy Carter

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015.
APHA Get Ready: Share our e-card for National Immunization Awareness Month

APHA Get Ready: Share our e-card for National Immunization Awareness Month

We can’t believe it’s August already, but we’re ready for National Immunization Awareness Month. You probably know something about vaccines, but we all need to make sure we’re up to date. So remind the people you care about with our new e-card, just in time for flu season.

Aug. 21 news: Celebrities influencing public health, back-to-school vaccinations, contact lenses

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015.

Aug. 20 news: MERS vaccine, drug-resistant lice, friendship and depression

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015.

Aug. 19 news: Fatal traffic accidents, healthy school meals, EMS care for kids

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015.
AJPH study: Police killings more likely in states with more gun owners

AJPH study: Police killings more likely in states with more gun owners

New research from the American Journal of Public Health investigated the impact of statewide gun ownership on the safety of police officers. Read on to learn what researchers found.

Aug. 18 news: Violent video games, heroin, West Nile Virus

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015.

Aug. 17 news: Surgeon general stands by gun violence statement, adolescent health, Clean Power Plan

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015.

Aug. 14 news: Animas River spill, APHA flu season e-cards, healthy school lunches

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015.

Aug. 13 news: Ticks, hospital cleaning, chickenpox

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015.
Save $115-120 by registering today for APHA’s Annual Meeting in Chicago

Save $115-120 by registering today for APHA’s Annual Meeting in Chicago

You can buy a lot of “I love public health” T-shirts for $115-120. Or you can save that much money by registering today for our Annual Meeting and Exposition in Chicago.