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Membership in APHA: A free perk for students at some schools
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Kim Krisberg

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February 14, 2018

A new school-sponsored student membership category launched last year by APHA is giving public health students access to the largest network of people studying and working in the field. Read more in this story from The Nation's Health.
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Annual Meeting


Deadline for submitting abstracts to the 2018 APHA Annual Meeting quickly approaching
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Kim Krisberg

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February 12, 2018

Interested in presenting your research at one of the world’s largest public health gatherings? Don’t wait: the deadlines for abstract submission are Feb. 19-23.
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Water Safety / Food / Guest Post


Collaboration is the key to safe water
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Louise Dettman

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February 08, 2018

Over 6 million US homes still get their water through lead pipes; we can change this.
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All Things APHA


New book helps you share health information in your community
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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February 07, 2018

Educators and advocates in search of tools to help spread the word about public health have a new resource available to them: "Healthy You Tear & Share: Health Information Tipsheets."
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All Things APHA


APHA voting record scores Congress on public health
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David Fouse

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February 06, 2018

Read our voting record to find out how well your members of Congress support public health.
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Transportation


Report measures states on adoption of traffic safety laws
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February 02, 2018

More than 37,400 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2016, and early 2017 data suggest that number isn’t fading. But a new report out last week offers tools to reduce the toll of traffic deaths and injuries.
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All Things APHA


Public Health Preparedness: Case Studies in Policy and Management
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Louise Dettman

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February 01, 2018

A Q&A with the editors of a new book released by APHA Press.
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Food


Food safety tips for your Super Bowl party
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David Fouse

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February 01, 2018

It’s almost time for the big game and your annual Super Bowl party. And where there’s a Super Bowl viewing party, there’s also plenty of food. Follow these tips from USDA for the best defense against foodborne illness.
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All Things APHA


Community health programs recognized for innovation
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David Fouse

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January 31, 2018

Fifteen communities have been acknowledged for early success in the Healthiest Cities & Communities Challenge, organized by the Aetna Foundation, APHA and the National Association of Counties.
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Guest Post


Title X: A Q&A with NFPRHA’s Clare Coleman
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Megan Lowry

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January 30, 2018

Public Health Newswire spoke to Clare Coleman, president and CEO of NFPRHA to understand the role of the Title X program and the impact a delay in funding could have on the public’s health.
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Annual Meeting / Words from Members


Watch: APHA President Joseph Telfair calls for honest conversations to begin eliminating health inequities
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Kim Krisberg

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January 23, 2018

APHA President Joseph Telfair explains equality vs. health equity in a conversation with APHA TV.

From APHA Press

cover of Racism: Science and Tools for the Public Health Professional

Physical Activity & Public Health A Practitioner's Guide