Moving Life Course Theory into Action: Making Change Happen book cover

All Things APHA


Considering the individual in context for better health
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Louise Dettman

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April 30, 2018

Insight into the newest book release from APHA Press
Kendell Lincoln

Environment / Guest Post


Protecting children where they play and learn
by

Louise Dettman

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April 27, 2018

Environmental safety in early learning and care settings
Ivana Castellanos

Climate Change / Guest Post


Climate changes tribal and indigenous health
by

Louise Dettman

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April 24, 2018

A look at priorities in tribal public health.
U.S. White House

All Things APHA / Funding


President's proposed budget disastrous for public health
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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April 23, 2018

The White House Office of Management and Budget outlined the Trump administration’s proposed spending for the upcoming fiscal year. In it, there are extreme cuts to critical public health programs and services, according to a report in the latest issue of The Nation's Health.
Kate Robb

Guest Post / Environment


Celebrate Earth Day!
by

Louise Dettman

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April 20, 2018

Commit to protecting our environment.
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Guest Post


Q&A with the Oregon Health Authority: School-based health centers and health reform
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Megan Lowry

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April 17, 2018

Public Health Newswire asks the Oregon Health Authority about the role of school-based health centers in health reform.
Shayne, a fourth-grade student at Chenoweth Elementary School in Louisville, Kentucky, examines a crayfish as part of Kentucky’s West Louisville Outdoor Recreation Initiative

All Things APHA


Communities recognized for work to improve public health
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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April 13, 2018

Communities are going above and beyond to focus their work around local social determinants of health as part of the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge.
APHA staff holding March for Science signs

All Things APHA


APHA supports the March for Science
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Megan Lowry

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April 12, 2018

Every day, APHA members and supporters fight for public health practices and policy that are backed by science, not opinion.
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All Things APHA / Prevention


The Nation’s Health special section addresses preventing sexual assaults
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David Fouse

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April 11, 2018

With a rise in national conversation about sexual violence, The Nation’s Health newspaper devoted a special section addressing the issue and sharing health strategies that work to prevent it.
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All Things APHA / NPHW


APHA's Billion Steps challenge strides past goal
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David Fouse

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April 10, 2018

For the second year, participants in APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge far surpassed the goal as part of the National Public Health Week celebration.
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Guest Post / NPHW


NPHW guest post: Ensuring the right to health meets a basic human need
by

David Fouse

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April 06, 2018

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is ensuring the right to health, and our guest blogger is APHA member Andrea P. Lowe, PhD, MPH.
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Guest Post / NPHW


NPHW guest post: Addressing suicide by firearm
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April 05, 2018

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.

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