APHA marches for science

APHA marches for science

APHA members, APHA Affiliates and public health supporters joined the throngs of evidence-based enthusiasts on Earth Day for the March for Science.
APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge doubles its goal

APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge doubles its goal

Thanks to the exemplary pedestrian efforts and friendly competition of our participants, more than 8,000 people walked 2.2 billion steps by National Public Health Week.
It’s National Public Health Week! How to join the celebration

It’s National Public Health Week! How to join the celebration

It’s that time of year again where we celebrate the remarkable role public health plays in improving people’s lives and the health of our communities.
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April 18 news: Concern over third hand smoke grows, Puerto Rico may be underreporting Zika cases, American anxiety is on the rise

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

April 17 news: Search for opioid replacement continues, Rural hospitals adapt to survive, Cost-sharing reductions threatened under new health bill

Check out today's public health news for Monday, April 17, 2017.

April 14 news: Climate change, mumps outbreak in Texas, type 2 diabetes in teens and tweens

Check out today's public health news for Friday, April 14, 2017.

April 13 news: Spring brings Hantavirus risk, ER docs need more training for transgender patients, California bill requires drug price transparency

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, April 13, 2017.
CityHealth initiative: Q&A with de Beaumont Foundation's Ed Hunter

CityHealth initiative: Q&A with de Beaumont Foundation’s Ed Hunter

APHA chats with de Beaumont Foundation President and CEO Ed Hunter on the foundation's new CityHealth initiative and it's impact on public health.

April 12 news: Michigan improves vaccination rates, Video chats may help with diabetes, Gottleib seeks to speed up FDA

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, April 12, 2017.
APHA joins March for Science

APHA joins March for Science

In an era when science is under attack, APHA is stepping up to its defense. Literally.

April 11 news: Blood pressure in obese teens varies by race, New prostate cancer screening recommendations published, Brain parasite spreads in Hawaii

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

April 10 news: Maryland mitigates any future Planned Parenthood cuts, Patient safety in question, House Republicans add $15 billion to health care plan

Check out today's public health news for Monday, April 10, 2017.
Resolutions introduced in Congress to mark National Public Health Week

Resolutions introduced in Congress to mark National Public Health Week

Public health has been spotlighted all week from schools and businesses to town halls and libraries as part of National Public Health Week. The celebration even made it to Capitol Hill.
Public health students celebrate National Public Health Week

Public health students celebrate National Public Health Week

Public health students rallied on campus and in the community this week to celebrate National Public Health Week.

April 7 news: FDA approves at-home genetic testing, World Health Day, opioid epidemic

Check out today's public health news for Friday, April 7, 2017.