APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge strides past goal

APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge strides past goal

For the second year, participants in APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge far surpassed the goal as part of the National Public Health Week celebration.
Healthiest Communities: A new tool for improving public health

Healthiest Communities: A new tool for improving public health

Released this week, Healthiest Communities tackles some of the toughest questions in public health.
New book helps you share health information in your community

New book helps you share health information in your community

Educators and advocates in search of tools to help spread the word about public health have a new resource available to them: "Healthy You Tear & Share: Health Information Tipsheets."
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April 11 news: State health disparities, welfare reform, Texas maternal mortality, PrEP in DC

Check out today’s public health news on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

April 10 news: Gun violence research funding, salmonella probe, allergic reactions, synthetic pot

Check out today’s public health news on Tuesday, April 10, 2018.

NPHW Forum: Remarks from U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams

Watch his remarks and the full panel event now.

#NPHWchat creates public health conversations on health equity, other priorities

The 2018 NPHW Twitter chat brought public health together to discuss health equity, #SpeakForHealth, climate change and more.

April 9 news: Pakistan polio vaccination, shingles vaccine, heart and exercise prevention, World Health Day

Check out today’s public health news on Monday, April 9, 2018.
NPHW guest blog: Ensuring the right to health meets a basic human need

NPHW guest blog: Ensuring the right to health meets a basic human need

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is ensuring the right to health and our guest blogger is APHA member Andrea P. Lowe, PhD, MPH.

April 6 news: Neighborhood and ER visits, gun violence, E. coli in NJ, abortion and health, opioid Medicaid limits

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, April 6, 2018.
NPHW guest blog: Addressing suicide by firearm

NPHW guest blog: Addressing suicide by firearm

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is injury and violence prevention and our guest bloggers are APHA members David Swedler, PhD, MPH, and Carol Thornton, MPA.

April 5 news: Surgeon General naloxone advisory, FDA opioids, environment and segregation, ACA, NPHW

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, April 5, 2018.
NPHW guest blog: Dignifying neighborhoods to create opportunities for health

NPHW guest blog: Dignifying neighborhoods to create opportunities for health

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is environmental health and our guest blogger is APHA member Megan Latshaw, PhD, MHS.

April 4 news: Antibiotic resistance, kratom recall, vaccine uptake, Puerto Rico mental health

Check out today’s public health news on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.
NPHW guest blog: On the front lines protecting against disease

NPHW guest blog: On the front lines protecting against disease

Our National Public Health Week guest blog discussing communicable disease is from APHA member E. Oscar Alleyne, DrPH, MPH.