Academic health department partnerships boost training

Academic health department partnerships boost training

Every year, more than 200 college students rotate through Tennessee’s Knox County Health Department hoping to put their classroom learning into practice. According to The Nation's Health, it is one of dozens across the country and follows a long tradition of public health-academia partnerships.
Q&A with Diana Ross: The APHA/California Endowment Summit at APHA 2018

Q&A with Diana Ross: The APHA/California Endowment Summit at APHA 2018

Ross shares details on the APHA/California Endowment Summit, a half-day forum on Nov. 10 exploring how to build healthy communities.
Dynamic speakers slated for APHA 2018

Dynamic speakers slated for APHA 2018

There are so many reasons to attend APHA 2018. There’s the sun, the fun and, of course, the speakers.
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August 6 news: Marijuana, Puerto Rico, tianeptine, Ebola, dog flu

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August 1 news: HIV tests, short-term health plans, heatwave deaths, gag rule, smallpox, parasite concern

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Q&A with Dr. Gregory Kearney: "Environmental Public Health: The Practitioner’s Guide"

Q&A with Dr. Gregory Kearney: “Environmental Public Health: The Practitioner’s Guide”

“Environmental Public Health: The Practitioner’s Guide,” written by APHA members Paul Knechtges, PhD, REHS, Gregory Kearney, DrPH, MPH, REHS, and Beth Resnick, DrPH, MPH, covers the spectrum of topics that fall under environmental health, serving as a guide to new environmental health practitioners and seasoned public health professionals alike. Public Health Newswire spoke to author...

July 31 news: Breastfeeding, vaccines in China, adolescent eating disorders, measles costs, Juul e-cigarettes

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July 30 news: Homicides by guns, Ebola, medication recall, ACA, benzo prescriptions

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July 27 news: Smoking, inmate overdose, maternal health, Fentanyl in MD, chickens and salmonella

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Q&A with Truth Initiative CEO and president Robin Koval: Opioid education and prevention campaign

Q&A with Truth Initiative CEO and president Robin Koval: Opioid education and prevention campaign

Public Health Newswire spoke with APHA member Robin Koval, CEO and president of the Truth Initiative to discuss their new opioid campaign and the role of public health in reducing the epidemic.

July 26 news: Heat safety with APHA Executive Director Dr. Georges Benjamin, global HIV/AIDS, cholera in Yemen, tuberculosis, religion and health care

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Want healthier communities? Address social factors

Want healthier communities? Address social factors

Ceci Connolly discusses innovative initiatives launched by community health plans to address the social determinants of health.

July 25 news: Salmonella, blood pressure and mental health, vegetables and cancer risk, HIV in Venezuela, heart health

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