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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AJPH collaborates to republish CDC’s MMWR in Brief

AJPH's exciting new collaboration will keep public health practitioners informed with periodic MMWR in brief articles.

Oct. 10 news: Geniuses to improve public health, coastal living and exercise, free IUDs and teens

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.
APHA Film Festival to bring public health media to Annual Meeting

APHA Film Festival to bring public health media to Annual Meeting

Lights, camera, public health! The APHA Film Festival returns for its 11th year, showcasing a wide variety of media focused on public health.

Oct. 9 news: U.S. life expectancy, polio in Pakistan, students’ mental health

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.
The Nation's Health: Access to water surfaces as human rights issue as poor in Detroit lose services

The Nation’s Health: Access to water surfaces as human rights issue as poor in Detroit lose services

Find out why sanitation, health and food security are all at risk for Detroit’s poorest residents in The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.

Oct. 8 news: Americans live longer, breast cancer, Ebola survivor gives blood

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.

Oct. 7 news: Ebola airport screening, Medicare sign up, Alzheimer’s disease discovery

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.

Oct. 6 news: Child Health Day, enterovirus, social media and weight loss

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014.
The Nation's Health: Health workers put themselves at risk for Ebola while saving lives

The Nation’s Health: Health workers put themselves at risk for Ebola while saving lives

Find out more about the challenges health workers face in fighting the West African Ebola outbreak in The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.

Oct. 3 news: CDC funding, sugar-sweetened beverage tax, Calif. air improves

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.
Last chance to register and save for APHA's Annual Meeting

Last chance to register and save for APHA’s Annual Meeting

Don’t miss out on your last chance to save on registration for APHA’s 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans, Nov. 15-19! Friday, Oct. 3, is the last day to register for the meeting at a discounted rate.

Oct. 2 news: FSMA funding, antibiotic use in animals, military healthcare

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014.