Posts tagged "physical activity"

Oct. 4 news: Sexual assault and health, climate science, alcohol, measles, standing desks

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, October 4, 2018.

May 15 news: Exercise at work, syphilis in CA, drugs in the states, egg recall, health spending

Check out today’s public health news on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

May 4 news: Loneliness epidemic, nutrition labels, extreme weather, inactivity

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, May 4, 2018.
Biking, walking becoming more accessible in metro areas

Biking, walking becoming more accessible in metro areas

Across the country, metropolitan areas large and small are taking steps to improve local walking and biking opportunities. New guides from APHA and partners are helping them improve their communities. Read our report from The Nation's Health.
APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge surpasses goal

APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge surpasses goal

Thanks to the exemplary pedestrian efforts and friendly competition of our participants, more than 8,000 people walked 2.2 billion steps by National Public Health Week.
Walk your way to better health with APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge

Walk your way to better health with APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge

We've set a goal this year of taking 1 billion steps by the end of National Public Health Week — and we want you to join us! Photo by Andrew Cribb, courtesy iStockphoto
‘The global pandemic of inactivity’ with Loretta DiPietro

‘The global pandemic of inactivity’ with Loretta DiPietro

Loretta DiPietro, PhD, of The George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health spoke to Public Health Newswire about the health implications of physical inactivity in America. Photo by Andrew Cribb, courtesy iStockphoto

August 10 news: Affordable Care Act improving health, Zika and joint condition, cost of lead in Flint

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, August 10, 2016.
New report shows walking, biking to school creates healthy habits

New report shows walking, biking to school creates healthy habits

A new report from Safe Routes to School and APHA shows how use of data can better promote walking and biking to school.

May 18 news: Senate approves Zika funding, HIV rates in the South, fittest city in US

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, May 18, 2016.

May 17 news: Exercise linked to cancer prevention, contraception coverage, UN on Zika in Brazil

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.
Physical Activity Section's Bornstein on National Physical Activity Plan

Physical Activity Section’s Bornstein on National Physical Activity Plan

Public Health Newswire talked to Physical Activity Section Chair Dan Bornstein, PhD, about today's updates to the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan.