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Publications & Periodicals

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APHA Press

The American Public Health Association Press publishes and sells over 70 public health books and texts. Several of these are THE reference source for their specialty within public health practice, such as Control of Communicable Diseases Manual and Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater. New titles include Oral Health in American: Removing the Stain of Disparity and Racism: Science and Tools for the Public Health Professional.  Browse a full list of titles on the APHA bookstore, and check out our e-books.



The American Journal of Public Health is the preeminent peer reviewed journal for public health workers and academics, publishing 12 issues per year. Special emphasis is given to research and practitioners' experiences as well as a historical context to new and old problems.  Voted one of the 100 Most Influential Journals in Biology & Medicine by the BioMedical & Life Sciences Division of the Special Libraries Association, the journal features cutting-edge research and commentary on the most important public health issues of our time.

The Nation's Health

APHA's award-winning newspaper, The Nation’s Health, publishes 10 times per year with public health news and updates. In addition, it informs members about the goings-on within the Association’s Sections, Affiliates and other member groups. Read our Q & As with public health leaders on key topics of the day.


Inside Public Health

Inside Public Health  is APHA's monthly member-only update. Each issue keeps members informed about new opportunities and resources. Every month, APHA highlights member-only offers and events, updates on the APHA Annual Meeting and Expo, Association happenings, career opportunities and more.

All APHA members enjoy discounts on APHA-published books and have full access to Inside Public HealthAJPH and The Nation's Health. Join APHA today!

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Free Publications

National Healthy Housing Standard (PDF)

Health in All Policies: A Guide for State and Local Governments (PDF)

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