Check out why APHA is calling for a smoke-free New Orleans in a Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
After Hurricane Katrina, lower-income New Orleans residents lost access to supermarkets. That access has completely returned in the past seven years, according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
And according to research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Americans are more likely to have C-sections if they have high household incomes, live in areas with fewer minorities and have a below-average education.
Lights, camera, public health! The APHA Film Festival returns for its 11th year, showcasing a wide variety of media focused on public health.
Don’t miss out on your last chance to save on registration for APHA’s 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans, Nov. 15-19! Friday, Oct. 3, is the last day to register for the meeting at a discounted rate.
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APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting will take place, Nov. 15-19 in New Orleans. Find out the information you need to know now that registration is open!
Bittersweet. That’s one way to describe getting ready for APHA’s 142nd Annual Meeting & Exposition in New Orleans, marking the Association's first return to the city since before Hurricane Katrina.
At APHA’s 141st Annual Meeting in Boston, CNN’s Anderson Cooper show chronicled the advocacy work of Jeremy Richman and Jennifer Hensel, whose daughter was one of 26 victims in the Newtown school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The Boston Globe, CBS News, Forbes, Huffington Post and Men’s Journal were among major news outlets to cover APHA's 141st Annual Meeting in Boston.
Researchers found that over 17 years communities given public health funding experienced 4.3 percent reductions in infant mortality, as well as reductions of 0.5 to 3.9 percent in non-infant deaths from cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and influenza.
The Massachusetts Smoke-Free Workplace Law passed in 2004 required all enclosed work places be smoke free. But while exposure to secondhand smoke decreased from 2003 to 2010 — from 8 percent to 5.4 percent — certain work groups still experience a high prevalence.