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.
Maybe you let your membership lapse, or maybe you've been toying with the idea of joining, but haven't put pen to paper — or fingers to keyboard — quite yet. Whatever your reasons, it's time to commit to public health by becoming a member of APHA.
The national news is filled with stories about what is wrong with the criminal justice system and how we can fix it. But what’s missing from the current debate is a conversation about how our justice system negatively impacts health, particularly the health of children and families of color.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men report a rape experience at some point in their lives, while 1 in 20 women and men experience a form of sexual violence other than rape.
Imagine 13,000 people wearing a shirt that says: “I love public health.” APHA’s 143rd Annual Meeting in Chicago might make it happen.
Public health is many things. It’s prevention, it’s preparedness — and it’s certainly planning.
APHA has long championed the many ways the Affordable Care Act can improve public health. But how does the public health community turn the law’s potential into better health outcomes?
Summer is a great time to relax and cool off in the pool. Here are some tips to enjoy the water while staying safe.
On ASK Day, Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence President Dan Gross urges parents to ask one vital question before sending their children over to play.
Hear from the administrator of APHA's Twitter account, @publichealth, to explore the role Twitter plays in advancing public health.
Legacy International professional fellow in non-profit development Yassine Kalboussi, a native of Tunisia, spent a month at APHA to both learn about the U.S. public health system and how to advocate for bolstered public health services in his home nation.
APHA Global Health Manager Vina HuLamm — who attended the 68th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland — shared her takeaways with Public Health Newswire.