Posts tagged "public health"
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.
From NFL to Ebola fighter, public health champion: Q&A with Madieu Williams

From NFL to Ebola fighter, public health champion: Q&A with Madieu Williams

Super Bowl XLIX is just two days away, but the greatest NFL news story is about a public health hero — not a deflated football.

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Give the gift of public health this season

Check out why APHA suggests public health as your holiday gift in our Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
APHA’s Twitter promotes public health voice

APHA’s Twitter promotes public health voice

APHA uses Twitter to elevate public health conversations in real-time. According to CQ Roll Call, we “reach more people than many organizations that are far larger.”
Thank you, public health professionals!

Thank you, public health professionals!

Today is Public Health Thank You Day! APHA, Research!America and leading public health organizations are joining together to honor public health professionals who work to protect the health of all Americans.

Nov. 11 news: Ebola-free NYC doctor, marijuana and the brain, Legionnaires outbreak in Portugal

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.

Ebola updates: Eliminated in Nigeria and Senegal, US response efforts

Today, the World Health Organization announced on Twitter that Nigeria is free of Ebola, with 42 days — the disease’s incubation period is up to 21 days — having passed since its last confirmed case. On Friday, WHO declared the outbreak over in Senegal.