The Nation's Health: APHA Annual Meeting kicks off Saturday in New Orleans

The Nation’s Health: APHA Annual Meeting kicks off Saturday in New Orleans

Read more about APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans in The Nation's Health November/December 2014 issue.
More than half of Americans not getting flu shots

More than half of Americans not getting flu shots

Less than 50 percent of Americans received flu vaccinations this past flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Ebola: More than 1,500 deaths, needs ‘urgent response’

Ebola: More than 1,500 deaths, needs ‘urgent response’

The Ebola outbreak has already claimed the lives of more than 1,500 people, infected more than 3,000 and is “likely to get worse.”
ABC’s Besser lauds work of health communicators

ABC’s Besser lauds work of health communicators

Influenza claims the lives of thousands annually, but two flu-related deaths sparked particular concern among health officials in spring 2009.
APHA releases Ebola resource during global outbreak

APHA releases Ebola resource during global outbreak

The Ebola-Marburg virus chapter of APHA's forthcoming Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (CCDM), 20th Edition, is available online as a free download.
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Nov. 13 news: Ebola clinical trials, U.S.-China on carbon pollution, flu shot for seniors

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Nov. 12 news: Support Vivek Murthy for surgeon general, Intercultural Cancer Council, Ebola

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APHA Annual Meeting Blog: Download the APHA Annual Meeting mobile app!

APHA Annual Meeting Blog: Download the APHA Annual Meeting mobile app!

For the third year in a row, meeting attendees can download the APHA Annual Meeting mobile app for easy access to all the information related to the Annual Meeting, including the massive meeting program.

Nov. 11 news: Ebola-free NYC doctor, marijuana and the brain, Legionnaires outbreak in Portugal

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.

Nov. 10 news: APHA supports Ebola emergency funding, ACA enrollment this week, safe burials

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Nov. 7 news: Ebola crisis ends in TX, premature birth rates, soda tax

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Nov. 6 news: Colon cancer in young adults, Chagas disease, norovirus in Boston

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.
Check out APHA’s Hobby Lobby fact sheet

Check out APHA’s Hobby Lobby fact sheet

APHA’s new “Hobby Lobby Fact Sheet” breaks down the public health implications of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.
The Nation's Health: Daily drugs show promise as added tool for HIV prevention

The Nation’s Health: Daily drugs show promise as added tool for HIV prevention

Read more about how daily drugs may be an added tool for HIV prevention in The Nation's Health November/December 2014 issue.

Nov. 5 news: Flu Near You, Medicaid expansion, Ebola quarantines

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Nov. 4 news: CVS after no cigarettes, Naloxone to prevent overdose, Ebola in Sierra Leone

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.
Lessons from Ebola: How schools can stay healthy

Lessons from Ebola: How schools can stay healthy

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, discusses how schools can take a risk-based approach to protect students and staff against health threats in a commentary published today in Education Week.