Posts tagged "Annual Meeting"
The Nation's Health (Storify): APHA calls for a smoke-free Big Easy

The Nation’s Health (Storify): APHA calls for a smoke-free Big Easy

Check out why APHA is calling for a smoke-free New Orleans in a Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.

Study: New Orleans supermarket access improved since Hurricane Katrina

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.

Study: C-sections associated with high income, few minorities, less education

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.
APHA Film Festival to bring public health media to Annual Meeting

APHA Film Festival to bring public health media to Annual Meeting

Lights, camera, public health! The APHA Film Festival returns for its 11th year, showcasing a wide variety of media focused on public health.
Last chance to register and save for APHA's Annual Meeting

Last chance to register and save for APHA’s Annual Meeting

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.
Annual Meeting early bird registration deadline ending soon

Annual Meeting early bird registration deadline ending soon

Have you registered for APHA’s 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition yet? Register by Thursday, Aug. 28 to save big with the early bird discounted rate.

2014 Annual Meeting registration now open as APHA heads to New Orleans

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!
Looking back, moving forward as APHA heads to New Orleans

Looking back, moving forward as APHA heads to New Orleans

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.
CNN film features parents of Sandy Hook victim at APHA Annual Meeting in Boston

CNN film features parents of Sandy Hook victim at APHA Annual Meeting in Boston

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.

Storify: Newest health research at APHA 141st Annual Meeting

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.

Study: Low-income communities benefit most from public health funding

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.

Study: Workplace risk of secondhand smoke declines, disparities remain

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.