Walk your way to better health with APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge

Walk your way to better health with APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge

We've set a goal this year of taking 1 billion steps by the end of National Public Health Week — and we want you to join us! Photo by Andrew Cribb, courtesy iStockphoto
Top 10 stories of 2016 on Public Health Newswire

Top 10 stories of 2016 on Public Health Newswire

Check out our top 10 public health news stories of the year, and let us know your favorite!
6 public health advocacy wins of 2016

6 public health advocacy wins of 2016

Despite a challenging year for APHA and other advocates, a number of measures were advanced in 2016 that will improve the health of all Americans.
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Public health taking action as climate change heats up

Public health taking action as climate change heats up

APHA announces 2017 as the Year of Climate Change and Health. Learn more in this story from the January 2017 issue of The Nation's Health.

Jan. 6 news: Most Americans want ACA replacement plan first, GOP plans to end funding for Planned Parenthood, cancer deaths down

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.
The Nation's Health: APHA Annual Meeting engages participants on ensuring health for all

The Nation’s Health: APHA Annual Meeting engages participants on ensuring health for all

Nearly 12,000 health professionals attended APHA 2016 to share their best work, practices and goals.

Jan. 5 news: GOP plans for ACA repeal, CDC reports on lab safety, new peanut allergy guidelines released

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017.
APHA to Congress: We oppose repeal of Affordable Care Act

APHA to Congress: We oppose repeal of Affordable Care Act

Repealing the health law will take health insurance away from tens of millions of Americans and increase health care premiums for millions more, among other deleterious effects.

Jan. 4 news: Gun violence, ACA repeal, alcohol abuse

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017.

Jan. 3 news: Health care reform, child care, HIV investment

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.
Prepare for cuteness overload: The 2017 Get Ready Calendar is here

Prepare for cuteness overload: The 2017 Get Ready Calendar is here

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Time for your new Get Ready Calendar!
The Nation's Health: Top 10 stories of 2016

The Nation’s Health: Top 10 stories of 2016

Find out which stories from The Nation's Health made the top 10 list for 2016.
Watch: CDC's Frieden discusses how we become the healthiest nation

Watch: CDC’s Frieden discusses how we become the healthiest nation

CDC Director Tom Frieden talks to APHA TV about health care, opioids and the future of public health.

Dec. 22 news: States with medical marijuana laws have fewer traffic deaths, black men at greater risk of death by police, teen violence can be contagious

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016.

Dec. 21 news: Mumps cases rise, U.S. preparedness lags, ACA lowered uninsured rate in all 50 states

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016.