HEALTH TOPICS

Older women in wheelchair

Public Health


Many US physicians lack understanding, confidence about patients with disabilities
by

Lindsay Syms

on

June 11, 2021

Erroneous assumptions about people with disabilities may hinder their health care
Young girl gets vaccinated

Public Health


HPV vaccine hesitancy on the rise among parents
by

Kim Krisberg

on

May 18, 2021

Social media sites major contributor to vaccine hesitancy
Healthiest Communities U.S. News & World Report in collaboration with Aetna Foundation

Findings / Public Health


What can we learn from the nation's healthiest communities?
by

Louise Dettman

on

September 22, 2020

The 2020 Healthiest Communities rankings provide essential data.
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All Things APHA / Health Equity / Public Health


APHA tracking state, local racism declarations
by

Louise Dettman

on

June 30, 2020

Around the nation, communities are explicitly calling out racism and committing to action.
magnified image of coronavirus

Infectious Disease / All Things APHA / Public Health / Coronavirus


APHA helping spread facts, not fear, about the novel coronavirus
by

Donya Currie

on

March 05, 2020

We're stressing "the importance of science-based decisionmaking and clear, factual communications."
It's getting colder; don't let your stockpile grow older

Public Health / Climate Change


Winter is here!
by

Louise Dettman

on

January 03, 2020

Get Ready for winter storms now.
Welcome Healthcare.gov is OPEN

Public Health


Spread the word: Open enrollment for health insurance ends Dec. 15
by

Louise Dettman

on

December 09, 2019

Help increase health insurance enrollment rates today
BE ANTIBIOTICS AWARE. SMART USE. BEST CARE

Public Health / Prevention


This week and every week, be antibiotics aware
by

Louise Dettman

on

November 18, 2019

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week combats antibiotic resistance.