Safety advocates warn against raising limits on truck size, weight

Safety advocates warn against raising limits on truck size, weight

A rise in fatalities and injuries caused by large truck crashes coupled with a push by industry for bigger and heavier trucks led U.S. leaders yesterday to warn against raising federal truck size limits.
NPHW forum discusses path toward a healthier America

NPHW forum discusses path toward a healthier America

Five years ago APHA launched a video envisioning the U.S. becoming the “healthiest nation in one generation.” On Day One of National Public Health Week national health leaders joined APHA to discuss how this vision can become a reality.
National Public Health Week: Start With Us

National Public Health Week: Start With Us

APHA's Georges Benjamin kicks off National Public Health Week 2014 with a call to action on The Huffington Post.
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#NPHWchat makes public health nation’s top talking point

#NPHWchat makes public health nation’s top talking point

We set out to make public health a conversation for all-comers. By the time it was over the 2014 National Public Health Week Twitter Chat took over the country.
APHA members: Eat well

APHA members: Eat well

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here are a collection of vignettes promoting Thursday’s theme, “Eat well.”

APHA’s fourth annual Twitter chat to capture an array of perspectives on health

Join @PublicHealth, @NPHW and a host of other public health enthusiasts for National Public Health Week's yearly chat on all things public health, today from 2-3 p.m. EDT.

April 9 news: Medicare data, mental health notes, NPHW Twitter chat

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, April 9, 2014.
Q&A with FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg

Q&A with FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg

FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg spoke to Public Health Newswire about National Public Health Week, current FDA goals and how the U.S. can become the healthiest nation in one generation.
APHA members: Get out ahead

APHA members: Get out ahead

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here are a collection of vignettes promoting Wednesday’s theme, “Get out ahead.”

April 8 news: PTSD treatment, anti-vaccine dangers, NPHW disaster preparedness

It's National Public Health Week! Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
APHA members: Don't panic

APHA members: Don’t panic

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here is a vignette promoting Tuesday's theme, “Don't panic.”
APHA, CDC get ‘nerdy’ during National Public Health Week

APHA, CDC get ‘nerdy’ during National Public Health Week

Public health nerds, get ready for a week of — well — nerdiness.

April 7 news: NPHW begins, childhood obesity costs, public health and non-vaccinators

Welcome to National Public Health Week! Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, April 7, 2014.
Q&A with Snap Fitness CEO Peter Taunton

Q&A with Snap Fitness CEO Peter Taunton

Snap Fitness, a 24/7 fitness franchise, announced its celebration of National Public Health Week with its own intervention: “Get America Moving.” Through Sunday, Snap Fitness is offering guests seven days of free workouts.
APHA members: Be healthy from the start

APHA members: Be healthy from the start

Here are a collection of National Public Health Week vignettes promoting Monday's theme, “Be healthy from the start.”