Following the launch of the 2016 National Health Security Preparedness Index last week, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Paul Kuehnert discusses the importance of the public health community in meeting health challenges and why it must take the lead in preparing our communities for emergencies.
Check out today's public health news on Monday, April 25, 2016.
APHA's Surili Sutaria Patel draws important links between the environment and our health and highlights the commitment of APHA and staff to environmental health.
President Barack Obama yesterday announced his intent to appoint APHA Executive Director Georges C. Benjamin, MD, to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council.
A new conclusion linking the Zika virus to microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects gives added urgency to the need for emergency funding.
Check out today's public health news on Monday, April 11, 2016.
In recognition of National Public Health Week, President Barack Obama issued a proclamation recognizing the value public health workers deliver to our country every day.
U.S. workers won protections from respirable crystalline silica thanks to a new rule announced yesterday by the U.S Department of Labor.
This week the House Budget Committee passed a budget resolution that follows a dangerously familiar path, according to APHA and public health advocates.
Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, March 16, 2016.
Residents of rural counties face greater health challenges than their urban counterparts, according to new findings out today.