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NPHW guest post: On the front lines protecting against disease
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David Fouse

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April 03, 2018

Our National Public Health Week guest post discussing communicable disease is from APHA member E. Oscar Alleyne, DrPH, MPH.
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NPHW guest post: A market solution for assuring mental health services?
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David Fouse

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April 02, 2018

Today's National Public Health Week guest post discussing behavioral health comes from APHA member Kathleen Thomas, PhD, MPH.
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Join APHA and celebrate National Public Health Week 2018
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Megan Lowry

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April 02, 2018

American Public Health Association President Joseph Telfair, DrPH, MPH, MSW, explores everything we have in store this week.
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Healthiest Communities: a new tool for improving public health
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Megan Lowry

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March 26, 2018

Released this week, Healthiest Communities tackles some of the toughest questions in public health.
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Words from Members / Voices


Reflections from professionals on World Oral Health Day
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David Fouse

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March 20, 2018

Members of APHA’s Oral Health Section contributed a series of posts today discussing opportunities and challenges in oral health on World Oral Health Day.
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Environment / Transportation / The Nation's Health


Biking, walking become more accessible in metro areas
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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March 07, 2018

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.
Marcus Franklin

Environment / Guest Post


Fumes across the fence-line
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Louise Dettman

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March 01, 2018

Health impacts from oil and gas air pollution on fence-line communities
Umair Shah

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Watch: Texas public health leader on preparedness, disaster and climate change
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Kim Krisberg

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February 27, 2018

A conversation with Umair Shah, executive director of Harris County Public Health, at APHA 2017.
Don Wright

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Watch: Healthiest People 2030 wants to hear from you!
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Kim Krisberg

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February 21, 2018

The nation’s public health officials are calling on you to get involved in Healthy People 2030, the new set of health objectives for the coming decade.
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'Housing first' model making inroads on homelessness
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Julia Haskins

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February 20, 2018

Providing housing for homeless people is not a cure-all, but a housing-first approach can lead to improved health outcomes. Read more in this report from The Nation's Health newspaper.
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All Things APHA / The Nation's Health


Membership in APHA: A free perk for students at some schools
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Kim Krisberg

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February 14, 2018

A new school-sponsored student membership category launched last year by APHA is giving public health students access to the largest network of people studying and working in the field. Read more in this story from The Nation's Health.

From APHA Press

cover of Racism: Science and Tools for the Public Health Professional

Physical Activity & Public Health A Practitioner's Guide