Posts tagged "oral health"

Jan. 2 news: Top 2019 health stories, opioid data, Mediterranean diet, fluoride, addiction

Check out today’s public health news for Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.
Surveys show dentists support greater dental coverage for older Americans

Surveys show dentists support greater dental coverage for older Americans

The majority of dentists in the U.S. are willing to provide care to Medicare recipients if dental benefits were added to the Medicare program.

Oct. 17 news: Polio-like paralysis, fluoride bans, Canada marijuana, opioid poll, fertility rates

Check out today’s public health news on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.
Reflections from professionals on World Oral Health Day

Reflections from professionals on World Oral Health Day

Members of APHA’s Oral Health Section contributed a series of posts today discussing opportunities and challenges in oral health on World Oral Health Day.

March 12 news: Childbirth dangers, fake public health news, gun violence, malaria gene

Check out today’s public health news on Monday, March 12, 2018.
APHA members: Promote oral health during National Public Health Week

APHA members: Promote oral health during National Public Health Week

During National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire is featuring guest commentary from our members. Here are a collection of vignettes from APHA's Oral Health Section.
Happy 70th birthday, community water fluoridation

Happy 70th birthday, community water fluoridation

Seventy years ago, the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, made history when it added fluoride to its community water system to prevent tooth decay.
APHA member: 'Raising the Grade'

APHA member: ‘Raising the Grade’

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Today's comes from APHA Oral Health and Disabilities Sections member Lyubov Slashcheva, BA, promoting Monday’s theme, “Raising the Grade.”

Aug. 28 news: Ebola vaccine trials, seniors and fall prevention, West Nile virus

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, August 28, 2014.
APHA members: Be the healthiest nation in one generation

APHA members: Be the healthiest nation in one generation

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here are a collection of vignettes promoting Friday’s theme, “Be the healthiest nation in one generation.”

April 10 news: Men with eating disorders, dental hygiene, exercise and the aging brain

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, April 10, 2014.
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.”