Vivek Murthy confirmed as 19th U.S. surgeon general

Vivek Murthy confirmed as 19th U.S. surgeon general

At long last, the U.S. has a new surgeon general — Dr. Vivek Murthy. APHA celebrates the confirmation.
APHA supports FDA’s new menu labeling rule

APHA supports FDA’s new menu labeling rule

Consumers will soon better know the nutrition content of food at chain restaurants and other food retailers, thanks to a new menu labeling rule announced today by FDA.
The Nation's Health: APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans

The Nation’s Health: APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans

Read more about APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans in The Nation's Health November/December 2014 issue.
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9 public health advocacy victories in 2014

9 public health advocacy victories in 2014

While the least productive Congress in modern history drew to a close last week, our nation’s elected and appointed leaders still managed to advance key public health priorities in 2014.

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Give the gift of public health this season

Check out why APHA suggests public health as your holiday gift in our Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.

Dec. 22 news: Year in public health, Health Insurance Marketplace, flu season

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.

Dec. 19 news: Public health donation, TFAH report, Ebola

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014.
AJPH study: New York ‘water jets’ increase student water consumption

AJPH study: New York ‘water jets’ increase student water consumption

According to new research from the American Journal of Public Health, 'water jets' are helping New York City students drink more water.

Dec. 18 news: Shingles vaccine, longer lives, PPE makeover

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.

Dec. 17 news: Surgeon general’s role, CDC’s STD report, menu labeling for alcohol

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.

Dec. 16 news: APHA celebrates Vivek Murthy confirmation, drug-resistant malaria, indoor tanning

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014.

5 ways the omnibus spending bill impacts public health

Congress passed the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act last week. Find out how this new budget affects our nation's health.

Dec. 15 news: Vivek Murthy vote today, Legionnaires in VA, Ebola orphan

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014.
APHA’s Twitter promotes public health voice

APHA’s Twitter promotes public health voice

APHA uses Twitter to elevate public health conversations in real-time. According to CQ Roll Call, we “reach more people than many organizations that are far larger.”
APHA partnership offers medical translator for free

APHA partnership offers medical translator for free

APHA has partnered with Canopy Apps to offer their app, Canopy Medical Translator, to APHA members and supporters. The app was developed with support from National Institutes of Health.