APHA has led the battle to combat two significant public health challenges of today: the Zika virus and gun violence. On Tuesday, APHA added Twitter chats to its list of advocacy efforts.
June 23 news: Gun control fight needs doctors, spray flu vaccine ineffective, alternative medicine spending
Check out today's public health news on Thursday, June 23, 2016.
APHA expressed its sympathies for those affected by the shootings and its dismay over the tragic epidemic of gun violence affecting our nation.
June 13 news: New sleep guidelines, migraines and vitamin deficiency, reactions to Orlando shootings
Check out today's public health news on Monday, June 13, 2016.
Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.
Yesterday, APHA joined Everytown for Gun Safety and numerous public health supporters nationwide to wear orange on National Gun Violence Awareness Day, an observance created to make it easier for people to show their support for common sense solutions that will prevent gun violence and save lives.
Check out today's public health news on Thursday, June 2, 2016.
New research in the American Journal of Public Health shows that states with higher firearm ownership have higher rates of firearm-related suicides.
Check out today's public health news on Thursday, April 7, 2016.
If you were listening to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address last night, you heard a litany of refrains on health.
Public health advocates can agree that shootings are a huge health issue, but gun violence also indicates community-wide health issues. Read what researchers have to say in this article from the January 2016 issue of The Nation's Health.
Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016.