Looking for a unique way to express your affection on Valentine’s Day? Try emergency preparedness-themed e-cards from APHA's Get Ready campaign.
Have questions about this year's flu seaon? Dr. Michael Jhung, a CDC flu expert covers it all from tracking to treatment, in our recent interview with him.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Monday that flu cases are on the rise, signaling the earliest start to the regular flu season in nearly a decade. CDC Director Tom Frieden warned, “This could be a bad flu year.”
Antibiotic resistance is one of the most pressing public health threats we face currently. This was the message of a teleconference hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday marking the start of Get Smart About Antibiotics Week, Nov. 12-18.
On Monday, APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin addressed the Institute of Medicine’s Forum on Microbial Threats. The IOM symposium, entitled Sustaining Public Health Capacity in an Age of Austerity, focused on challenges facing the field of public health given the difficult financial and political climate in the U.S.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported today that a number of new cases of an H3N2 variant strain of influenza A have been confirmed in four states, believed to be the result of contact between humans and pigs, mostly occurring at county or state fairs.
In celebration of the first anniversary of their Joining Forces campaign, first lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden appeared at the University of Pennsylvania Wednesday to announce a major veteran’s health care initiative in partnership with nursing leaders around the country.