Posts tagged "maternal and child health"

April 12 news: E. Coli outbreak, naloxone price, maternal health, polio eradication, ACA

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

Feb. 28 news: New opioid funding, elbow sneezing, smoking and pregnancy, Lassa fever in Nigeria

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

Feb. 14 news: Citizenship on census, EPA budget, $100 billion opioid question, flu control, maternal health

Check out today’s public health news on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.

August 4 news: Breastfeeding and inequality, sickle cell, Zika vaccine testing

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, August 4, 2016.
APHA, March of Dimes take to Facebook to teach preparedness

APHA, March of Dimes take to Facebook to teach preparedness

APHA’s Get Ready campaign and March of Dimes California Chapter teamed up to help teach pregnant women and families with infants how to prepare for emergencies.
APHA, March of Dimes teach preparedness to pregnant women, parents of infants

APHA, March of Dimes teach preparedness to pregnant women, parents of infants

Are you a parent of an infant or expecting a child? If so, it’s important you take time to prepare yourself and your infant to be safe during emergencies.
APHA members: Be healthy from the start

APHA members: Be healthy from the start

Here are a collection of National Public Health Week vignettes promoting Monday's theme, “Be healthy from the start.”

Oct. 14 news: BPA and miscarriages, New York smoking ban, health research and shutdown

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, Oct. 14, 2013.

May 6 news: Valley fever in Calif., young athletes and concussions, improving your toddler’s diet

Find out what's going on in public health today, Monday, May 6, 2013.

Realizing the public health promise of Roe v. Wade

In the coming days leading up to the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, a historic decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize abortion, we will be featuring a variety of guest posts from APHA members and reproductive health advocates who have reflected on the impact the landmark case has had on public health....
Q&A with maternal and child health leader Peter C. van Dyck

Q&A with maternal and child health leader Peter C. van Dyck

Progress in maternal and child health has been significant over the last 40 years, says Peter van Dyck, a leader in the field recently honored by APHA. Yet challenges remain. Learn about the road ahead and his hopes for improving the health of our most vulnerable citizens: our children.

Rhode Island first state to stop in-hospital infant formula giveaways

Rhode Island has become the first state to stop unnecessarily giving out free infant formula to new moms as they leave the hospital, a practice breastfeeding advocates hope becomes the norm nationwide. Read more about this story as reported online by The Nation's Health newspaper.