Books & Resources


APHA is the foremost publisher of public health-related books and periodicals.  The following titles represent an informative selection of prevention and wellness, related topics for NPHW.

Preventing Childhood Obesity in Early Care and Education, Second Edition is the new set of national standards describing evidence-based best practices in nutrition, physical activity, and screen time for early care and education programs. The standards are for all types of early care and education settings - centers and family child care homes.
Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Control, Third Edition Designing Healthy Communities with host and narrator Dr. Richard J. Jackson, MD, MPH is a public television multi-media project providing a provocative and challenging view of the impact of the built environment has on our public health - how we live, where we live, and what we must change to improve the quality of life for individuals and communities.
The Designing Healthy Communities book offers a new perspective on the topics covered in each episode while providing a roadmap and tools for readers to effect similar positive change in their own communities.

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