Posts tagged "APHA"
Here’s why you should join the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge by May 31

Here’s why you should join the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge by May 31

Do you want to make the place you live healthier — or the healthiest? You have 11 days to prove it by joining the Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge.
Smallwood: 'I'd love to help' develop APHA policy statement on drowning prevention

Smallwood: ‘I’d love to help’ develop APHA policy statement on drowning prevention

APHA intern Ashley Smallwood spoke to Public Health Newswire about injury and violence prevention across the lifespan.
White House announces plans to reduce methane emissions

White House announces plans to reduce methane emissions

Today, President Barack Obama and Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced goals to reduce methane emissions by “40-45 percent below 2012 levels by 2025 from the oil and gas sector,” according to a White House statement.
Highway deaths are up roughly 8 percent. State adoption of safety laws lags.

Highway deaths are up roughly 8 percent. State adoption of safety laws lags.

More people are dying on U.S. roads, according to early results, but there has been less legislative activity in passing state auto and highway safety laws.
Paris climate change agreement is a public health victory

Paris climate change agreement is a public health victory

On Saturday, more than 190 countries came together in Paris to create an enormous public health victory: a global agreement to reduce carbon pollution and fight the harmful health effects created by climate change.

Study: People who don’t understand the Affordable Care Act don’t like it

The Affordable Care Act has helped 16.4 million uninsured people gain health coverage, but roughly half of Americans don’t support the law. Misinformation is a big reason why.

Study: Mothers with low milk supply breastfeed longer when using social media, Internet for advice

We live in an interconnected, online world and everything is affected — even breastfeeding. Thanks to the Internet and social media, mothers with low milk supply have been able to breastfeed longer than if they didn’t have access to online channels
What is Plan4Health? APHA and American Planning Association explain

What is Plan4Health? APHA and American Planning Association explain

What is Plan4Health? Public Health Newswire caught up with APHA Associate Executive Director Susan Polan, PhD, and American Planning Association Planning and Community Health Center Manager Anna Ricklin, AICP, to get answers on this novel partnership.
Drexel University, APHA collaborate on new teaching strategy

Drexel University, APHA collaborate on new teaching strategy

The Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions undergraduate nursing population health course will be taught in a new way this academic year. Students in the course will join APHA to experience firsthand the value and tools that professional organizations can provide.

APHA announces 2015 award winners

Continuing a long tradition of honoring excellence in the public health field, APHA today announced the winners of its 2015 national awards. And the accolades are well-deserved.
APHA State Innovation Models guides: How public health can join efforts nationwide

APHA State Innovation Models guides: How public health can join efforts nationwide

Do you believe in the Affordable Care Act? Do you want to make people in your state or community healthier? State Innovation Models are for you.
‘We will not realize the American dream’ until racism in health care changes

‘We will not realize the American dream’ until racism in health care changes

We know countless ways that racism harms our nation’s health. What may not be widely understood is the racism that isn’t seen can be the most destructive.