Books & Resources


APHA is the foremost publisher of public health-related books and periodicals. Check out these prevention- and wellness-related titles for NPHW. And visit the APHA Book Store for a complete listing of APHA books. 

Tear & Share Healthy You Tips

Healthy You Tear & Share: Health Information Tipsheets

This collection of the most popular topics from Healthy You, consumer-friendly tipsheets that are published in each issue of The Nation's Health, gathers 35 topics in English and Spanish from more than 11 years of the award-winning feature's history, including healthy behaviors, infectious disease, prevention, relationships and mental health. The perforated pages of the book can be copied and handed out at health fairs, community meetings or on campus; hung in medical offices or on bulletin boards or dorms; reprinted for community newsletters or church fliers; or shared with family and friends.

Control of Communicable Diseases Manual

Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, 20th Edition

Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, 20th Edition, is the must-have resource for anyone in the field of public health. Every chapter has been reworked and new chapters have been added. The 20th Edition is a timely update to a milestone reference work, ensuring the Manual's relevance and usefulness to every public health professional around the world

Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Control

Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Control

This book tackles some of the most important and vexing public health problems of our time, including how to cope with the rising tide of chronic illness. It provides an overview of current knowledge and best practices in the prevention and control of major chronic diseases and their risk factors. Chapter authors highlight many public health successes in which evidence-based interventions have resulted in improved health and the reduction or elimination of disparities. 


Conducting Health Research With Native American Communities

Conducting Health Research With Native American Communities

The current research and evaluation of the American Indian and Alaska Native people demonstrates the increased demand for efficiency, accompanied by solid accountability in a time of extremely limited resources. This environment requires proficiency in working with these vulnerable populations in diverse cross-cultural settings. This timely publication is the first of its kind to provide this information to help researchers meet their demands.

Our Communities Our Sexual Health

Our Communities Our Sexual Health: Awareness and Prevention for African Americans

This groundbreaking book provides a comprehensive historical prospective of the disproportionate burden of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among African Americans. 

Global Climate Change and Human Health

Global Climate Change and Human Health: From Science to Practice

Global Climate Change and Human Health examines the environmental crisis from a public health and clinical health perspective, giving students and clinicians the information they need to prepare for the future of health care. This landmark book provides a comprehensive introduction to climate change and health. Co-published with Jossey-Bass, a Wiley brand.  

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