With youth smoking rates at their lowest level in 22 years, Legacy has launched the latest installment of the “truth” smoking prevention campaign to inspire youth to “finish it” once and for all by making tobacco use a thing of the past.
Before heading off to Liberia this week to cover the Ebola outbreak, ABC News Chief Health and Medical Editor Richard Besser stopped in Atlanta to pass along tips for communicating health news from the other side of the camera.
Influenza claims the lives of thousands annually, but two flu-related deaths sparked particular concern among health officials in spring 2009.
Ask yourself two questions: Are you a public health worker? And are you willing to try new things to make people healthier?
This summer, ongoing implementation of the Affordable Care Act has resulted in a range of public health news. Here are five ACA updates you should know about.
The Ebola outbreak, which started in West Africa, has been declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organization. Read more about the Ebola's threat to the United States and how the outbreak can be addressed .
The Ebola-Marburg virus chapter of APHA's forthcoming Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (CCDM), 20th Edition, is available online as a free download.
In a webinar last week APHA and the National Health Law Program, or NHeLP, detailed Hobby Lobby's impact on public health.
The Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax Act, called the SWEET Act, discourages excessive consumption of "empty-calorie" beverages and raises funds for vital public health programs, research and nutrition education.
Health equity is one of APHA’s foundational values. Yesterday, it became the centerpiece of a proposed federal law.
This week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is hosting public hearings for its Clean Power Plan, which proposed the first-ever nationwide carbon-emissions limits for existing power plants.
As part of the summer's Public Health ACTion campaign, this week, APHA gathered tips from a media savvy Google Hangout panel. Find out what the experts had to say to help public health enthusiasts improve their media advocacy skills.