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APHA partnership offers medical translator for free

APHA partnership offers medical translator for free

APHA has partnered with Canopy Apps to offer their app, Canopy Medical Translator, to APHA members and supporters. The app was developed with support from National Institutes of Health.
America’s Health Rankings captures 25 years of state health data

America’s Health Rankings captures 25 years of state health data

Public health leaders discussed our nation's health successes and challenges at a live event in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the 25th edition of America’s Health Rankings: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities.

EPA proposes to decrease ozone’s harmful impacts

One day before Thanksgiving, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency extended public health its own thanks — and recognition — with a proposal to strengthen national air quality standards for ozone pollution.
The Nation's Health (Storify): Why we're thankful for public health workers

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Why we’re thankful for public health workers

Check out why APHA is thankful for public health workers in our Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
(Top 5) Media coverage at APHA 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans

(Top 5) Media coverage at APHA 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans

In case you missed it, here are five studies that earned news coverage from APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
Thank you, public health professionals!

Thank you, public health professionals!

Today is Public Health Thank You Day! APHA, Research!America and leading public health organizations are joining together to honor public health professionals who work to protect the health of all Americans.

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.

Study: Alcohol tax increases improve economy, reduce effects of excessive alcohol consumption

Did you know that alcohol taxes are good for health — and the economy?
Three APHA members elected to IOM

Three APHA members elected to IOM

Three APHA members were elected into the Institute of Medicine during its 44th annual meeting Monday, demonstrating “outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service” in health and medicine.
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.
William Shrank, CVS Health: ‘Public health becoming a more valued commodity in the private sector’

William Shrank, CVS Health: ‘Public health becoming a more valued commodity in the private sector’

CVS Health's William Shrank, MD, spoke with APHA's Public Health Newswire about the company's decision to prioritize public health.