Time’s running out to present at the year’s premier public health gathering

Time’s running out to present at the year’s premier public health gathering

Deadlines are coming up to submit abstracts for APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo in Philadelphia.
APHA public health policy institute inspires action

APHA public health policy institute inspires action

Hundreds of APHA members and other public health professionals, students and advocates convened in Washington, D.C., yesterday to attend the APHA Policy Action Institute.
Start 2019 off on the right foot with APHA’s Billion Steps Challenge

Start 2019 off on the right foot with APHA’s Billion Steps Challenge

We’ve set a goal this year of taking 1 billion steps or more by the end of National Public Health Week — and we want you to join us!
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Feb. 5 news: President’s HIV plan, EPA nominee, fentanyl in California, adolescent sleep, public health systems

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.
12 new APHA policy statements now available online

12 new APHA policy statements now available online

Twelve policy statements adopted during the 2018 APHA Annual Meeting and Expo in November are now available online. Policy statement proposals for 2019 are due Feb. 13.

Feb. 4. news: Cancer, Ebola vaccine, depression, typhus outbreak, cervical cancer

Feb. 4. news: Cancer, Ebola vaccine, depression, typhus outbreak, cervical cancer

Feb 1 news: White House drug strategy, e-cigarette stroke, Ebola, toothpaste, border health

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Jan. 31 news: Climate change and health, extreme cold, vaping, heart disease, type 1 diabetes

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Jan. 30 news: Deep freeze, climate change, measles vaccination, e-cigarettes, food industry

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Watch: Legendary labor organizer Dolores Huerta on the ties between better health and social change

Watch: Legendary labor organizer Dolores Huerta on the ties between better health and social change

The longtime farmworker advocate talked to APHA TV about using civic engagement to create healthier communities.

Jan. 29 news: Measles outbreak, screen time, handguns in homes, vaping, pandemic

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019.

Jan. 28 news: Hedgehog salmonella, guns at home, obesity and climate, antibiotic resistance, HIV data leak

Check out today’s public health news for Monday, Jan. 28, 2019

Jan. 25 news: Syphilis rising, sleep and public health, Mexico homicide, Ebola in bats, police force

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.

Jan. 24 news: Fried food risk, blood pressure affects brain, flu vaccine, black lung disease, ebola

Check out today’s public health news for Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019
Watch: Disparities researcher David Williams calls for action on health inequities

Watch: Disparities researcher David Williams calls for action on health inequities

APHA Annual Meeting speaker talks to APHA TV about acknowledging the role of racism in poor health and building communities of understanding and support.