Posts tagged "public health"
6 public health advocacy wins of 2016

6 public health advocacy wins of 2016

Despite a challenging year for APHA and other advocates, a number of measures were advanced in 2016 that will improve the health of all Americans.
Don’t miss this year’s Annual Meeting opening speaker: Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards via APHA Annual Meeting Blog

Don’t miss this year’s Annual Meeting opening speaker: Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards via APHA Annual Meeting Blog

Richards will embrace the meeting theme: “ensuring the right to health.”

May 3 news: Flu shots, spending on social services, smoking and LGBT community

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.
The Nation’s Health (Storify): Supreme Court case on abortion access could affect public health nationwide

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Supreme Court case on abortion access could affect public health nationwide

On March 2, hundreds of public health advocates gathered outside the Supreme Court to support the plaintiffs in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt.
Are you up to date on public health? Take The Nation's Health news quiz!

Are you up to date on public health? Take The Nation’s Health news quiz!

Test your public health news knowledge with our quiz!  
The Nation's Health (Storify): Have a holly, jolly public health holiday season

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Have a holly, jolly public health holiday season

Maybe you want to turn on your favorite holiday television episode, movie or special. But take a closer look: You'll see that, to take a cue from "Love Actually," public health actually is all around us!
APHA, experts discuss climate and health at White House summit

APHA, experts discuss climate and health at White House summit

APHA engaged in a national dialogue yesterday at the White House Public Health and Climate Change Summit. Learn what health leaders have to say in the face of climate change's troubling impacts on health.

New report: Confronting climate change presents ‘greatest global health opportunity’

A new report outlines the health impacts of climate change, noting that they could undermine the past 50 years in health gains. Read on to learn about the immediate response needed globally to tackle climate change's effects.
Join APHA’s public health wedding on Pinterest!

Join APHA’s public health wedding on Pinterest!

Straight from APHA's Pinterest, check out some of our suggestions for making public health a special part of your wedding day!
Social Media Week Q&A: Engaging the public health community with Twitter

Social Media Week Q&A: Engaging the public health community with Twitter

Hear from the administrator of APHA's Twitter account, @publichealth, to explore the role Twitter plays in advancing public health.
Social Media Week Q&A: Using Facebook to advance public health

Social Media Week Q&A: Using Facebook to advance public health

In honor of Social Media Week we're chatting with members of APHA's social media team. Today, learn more about how APHA has advanced public health with its Facebook presence.
Part II — Q&A with St. Louis County Department of Public Health Director Faisal Khan: Ferguson, civil unrest

Part II — Q&A with St. Louis County Department of Public Health Director Faisal Khan: Ferguson, civil unrest

Public Health Newswire spoke to APHA member Faisal Khan, director of the St. Louis County Department of Public Health, about the department's response to civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, as the one-year anniversary nears.