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Hot topics at APHA 2018

Hot topics at APHA 2018

Check out these popular themes at this year’s meeting and which sessions to attend to learn more.

Sept. 13 news: Cholera in Zimbabwe, opioid bill, obesity rate, Arkansas Medicaid, hurricane Maria

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018.

August 29 news: STDs at record high, romaine contamination, gun deaths, pollution harms, maternal depression, bots and vaccines

Check out today’s public health news on Wednesday, August 29, 2018.
Gun violence research hurt by shortage of funding, data: CDC work impeded

Gun violence research hurt by shortage of funding, data: CDC work impeded

On an average day in the U.S., gun violence ends the lives of nearly 100 people. Yet across the country, only about 30 researchers are dedicated full time to studying the public health crisis. Read more in this report from The Nation's Health.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School alumnae: Let’s prioritize mental health

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School alumnae: Let’s prioritize mental health

Two Marjory Stoneman Douglas alumnae discuss their work to prioritize mental health at the March for our Lives, and lessons learned for public health.

May 18 news: SNAP changes, gun owners support gun control, Trump abortion restrictions, HPV vaccine, fertility rate

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, May 18, 2018.

April 10 news: Gun violence research funding, salmonella probe, allergic reactions, synthetic pot

Check out today’s public health news on Tuesday, April 10, 2018.

April 6 news: Neighborhood and ER visits, gun violence, E. coli in NJ, abortion and health, opioid Medicaid limits

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, April 6, 2018.
NPHW guest blog: Addressing suicide by firearm

NPHW guest blog: Addressing suicide by firearm

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is injury and violence prevention and our guest bloggers are APHA members David Swedler, PhD, MPH, and Carol Thornton, MPA.

March 28 news: Infectious disease decline, FDA tobacco lawsuit, Dickey amendment, flu season

Check out today’s public health news on Wednesday, March 28, 2018.

March 22 news: New CDC Director, gun violence research, Congressional spending deal, MMR vaccine

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, March 22, 2018.

March 20 news: Heart health gap, Lassa fever, gun violence, Supreme Court abortion, low-nicotine cigarettes

Check out today’s public health news on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.