two women seated on stage

Climate Change


Visionary Leaders Symposium: 'Our planet is our patient.'
by

Louise Dettman

on

November 08, 2019

Physicians for Social Responsibility inspires action and honors visionary leaders.
Makini Chisolm-Straker

Annual Meeting


Closing General Session: ‘History isn’t our fault, but it is our responsibility’
by

Kim Krisberg

on

November 07, 2019

Racism and its defining role in American history must be acknowledged and called out if we’re ever going to achieve true health equity.
couple walking in woods

Annual Meeting


When nature doesn't nurture
by

Mark Barna

on

November 06, 2019

Researchers talk about how the environment can contribute to disease risks.
dentist examining woman's mouth

Annual Meeting


Bringing trauma-informed care to the dental chair
by

Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 06, 2019

Annual Meeting session highlights ways oral health professionals can support patients.
salt shaker

Annual Meeting


Thinking big to cut out salt
by

Aaron Warnick

on

November 06, 2019

We know too much sodium is bad for our health, but simply asking folks to put down the salt shaker isn’t an effective health-promoting strategy.
Developing Healthy People 2030

Annual Meeting


Healthy People ready for next decade
by

Mark Barna

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November 06, 2019

Healthy People 2030 is set to launch March 31.
logo, APHA 2019

Annual Meeting


New APHA policy statements adopted in Philadelphia
by

Kim Krisberg

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November 06, 2019

Topics include environmental justice, drinking water safety and attacks on public health workers.
pills spilling out of pill bottle

Annual Meeting


In Philly, effort to stop deadly overdoses wins first court battle
by

Melanie Padgett Powers

on

November 06, 2019

The fight to open the first safe injection site in the country may go to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Judith Monroe and Pam Aaltonen

Annual Meeting


Public health heroes honored at APHA 2019
by

Donya Currie

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November 06, 2019

The Tuesday night Public Health Awards Ceremony in Philadelphia gave a nod to some of the field's best.
Brian Castrucci taking selfie with man and woman

Annual Meeting


Sunset Tweetup a big hit at APHA 2019
by

Aaron Warnick

on

November 05, 2019

Hashtags were flying at the Tuesday evening networking event.

From APHA Press

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