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.
Did you know that alcohol taxes are good for health — and the economy?
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.
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CVS Health's William Shrank, MD, spoke with APHA's Public Health Newswire about the company's decision to prioritize public health.
CVS Health took a financial risk when it stopped tobacco sales in its 7,700 stores, foregoing $2 billion of annual revenue to do so.
Today, APHA asks one very important question: Are you ready? It’s Get Ready Day — APHA’s annual event to raise emergency preparedness awareness nationwide.
Swapna Bhatia, APHA’s Region III campus liaison at Drexel University, traveled to Nicaragua this summer to pilot an innovative health insurance program.
APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, is considered an impactful change agent in health care — right up there with the president and private sector CEOs.
A public health movement in Oregon — where doctors query every woman of reproductive age — could make women and families healthier across the nation. It's called "One Key Question."
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