University of Pennsylvania professor and newly minted APHA President-elect Shiriki Kumanyika tells us about her work, why she's so hopeful about the future public health workforce and why the new APHA will lead to greater impact for health.
When disaster happens, whether it’s close to home or far away, it can spark many emotions. Learn how you can better cope and respond to the devastation in the Philippines while also preparing for emergency at home.
The White House announced Thursday that President Barack Obama intends to nominate Vivek Hallegere Murthy, co-founder and president of Doctors for America and a Boston-area physician, to be the nation's next surgeon general.
Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.
As the federal government shutdown shuttered many public health programs and services, public health leaders spoke out about its possible dire effects.
The EPA proposed Friday new protections against carbon pollution, a leading contributor to climate change. The standard will lower carbon emissions from new power plants fired by fossil fuels.
While smoking prevention and cessation have been the primary means to battle the No. 1 cancer killer in the U.S., a new tool could soon be more widely available to aid efforts to save lives.
As our nation’s kids head back to the classroom, they are being greeted by healthier school environments than students just a decade ago.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Friday a new rule to protect workers from illnesses caused by exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The proposal will prevent up to 700 deaths and 1,600 cases of silicosis annually.
Attaining higher education in public health just got easier thanks to a new collaboration from APHA and the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services.