Dr. Vivek Murthy’s journey to his post as the 19th surgeon general of the United States was much longer than the U.S. “top doc” position’s 18-month vacancy.
Today from 1-2:30 p.m. EDT, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will swear in Vivek Murthy, MD, as the 19th U.S. surgeon general in a change of command ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.
Do you have a unique pet, or just a really cute one? Do you enjoy going to the zoo? Snap a photo of an animal in a preparedness pose and enter Ready, Pet, Go! APHA’s Get Ready Photo Contest. The contest is using animals — of any kind — to promote emergency preparedness.
Check out today's public health news on Monday, April 20, 2015.
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate ensured continuing health coverage for millions of children by passing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.
Check out National Public Health Week highlights, including its Presidential Proclamation, from The Nation's Health's Storify page.
Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.
APHA spoke to National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Director Pat Breysse, who will introduce the agency in today’s webinar from 1:30-2:30 p.m. EDT.
Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire featured guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Today's submissions promoted Friday's theme, “Building on 20 years of success.”
April 13 news (NPHW edition): President Obama’s 5 things learned about climate change, State Department on NPHW, workforce
Check out today's public health news on Monday, April 13, 2015.