New Valentine’s Day e-cards spread smiles, not germs

New Valentine’s Day e-cards spread smiles, not germs

New e-cards whisper sweet-nothings of love — and preparedness — in time for Valentine's Day!
APHA’s Benjamin on Voice of America: ‘Follow science, get vaccinated’

APHA’s Benjamin on Voice of America: ‘Follow science, get vaccinated’

With measles cases on the rise, vaccination is a trending topic right now — literally. Yesterday, Voice of America elevated the issue on its show, “HashtagVOA,” with APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin leading the public health discussion.
‘State of public health 2015’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

‘State of public health 2015’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

In his third annual “state of public health” address for Public Health Newswire, CDC Director Tom Frieden tackles a smorgasbord of pressing health issues. Photo courtesy CDC/ Kathryn Foti
APHA, schools of public health file amicus brief on King v. Burwell

APHA, schools of public health file amicus brief on King v. Burwell

Last week, APHA, the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University and 19 deans from schools of public health and public health programs signed onto an amicus brief outlying the significance of King v. Burwell.
Measles outbreak highlights record number of U.S. cases in 2014

Measles outbreak highlights record number of U.S. cases in 2014

Measles is back and making headlines thanks to a recent and growing outbreak linked to a popular theme park. Find out how this previously "eliminated" disease is making a comeback in the U.S. and how you can protect yourself and others from it.
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Feb.27 news: Ebola vaccination, Medicaid in Ohio, health apps

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Feb. 26 news: Flavored alcoholic beverages and teens, Indiana HIV outbreak, deadly bacteria

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AJPH study: Better health for black children with foreign-born parents

With U.S. children not meeting the best health outcomes, new AJPH research points to the importance of APHA's National Public Health week theme: Healthiest Nation 2030. Learn more about how the U.S. is faring in health and how to get involved with NPHW 2015.
The Nation's Health: What 'Parks and Recreation' taught us about public health (Storify)

The Nation’s Health: What ‘Parks and Recreation’ taught us about public health (Storify)

What 'Parks and Recreation' taught us about public health, from The Nation's Health.

Feb. 25 news: Arkansas and Kentucky reducing uninsured, narcotic painkillers, WHO on measles

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Feb. 24 news: Vaccination poll, gun injuries, superbug

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CDC discusses 'unequal' secondhand smoke risks in Facebook chat

CDC discusses ‘unequal’ secondhand smoke risks in Facebook chat

One in four nonsmokers, or 58 million Americans, is exposed to secondhand smoke. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted a Facebook chat on its "unequal" dangers, led by Brian King, senior scientific advisor for epidemiology in CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health.

Feb. 23 news: FAQs on measles, superbug in North Carolina, dishes by hand decreases child allergies

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.

Feb. 20 news: Dietary guidelines recommendations, Ebola vaccinations in Sierra Leone, 145 measles cases

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The Nation's Health: 5 things to know about measles right now (Storify)

The Nation’s Health: 5 things to know about measles right now (Storify)

Measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000. So why is the current outbreak happening?

Feb. 19 news: AIDS vaccine progress, swine flu in India, climate change

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015.
11.4 million Americans sign up for health coverage through ACA Marketplace

11.4 million Americans sign up for health coverage through ACA Marketplace

The Affordable Care Act is working “a little better than anticipated,” as U.S. President Barack Obama announced this week, for 11.4 million reasons.