At long last, the U.S. has a new surgeon general — Dr. Vivek Murthy. APHA celebrates the confirmation.
Congress passed the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act last week. Find out how this new budget affects our nation's health.
In the midst of Ebola's largest outbreak to date, Time Magazine recognizes the front line health workers impacting lives globally.
Is the U.S. ready to respond to or prevent health threats — like Ebola — in real time? Yes and no, according to the 2014 National Health Security Preparedness Index.
Dec. 7-13 is National Influenza Vaccination Week, an observance organized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to highlight the importance of annual flu immunizations.
One day before Thanksgiving, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency extended public health its own thanks — and recognition — with a proposal to strengthen national air quality standards for ozone pollution.
Consumers will soon better know the nutrition content of food at chain restaurants and other food retailers, thanks to a new menu labeling rule announced today by FDA.
Today is Public Health Thank You Day! APHA, Research!America and leading public health organizations are joining together to honor public health professionals who work to protect the health of all Americans.
The chance to find affordable health coverage for you and your family is here again, starting today.
Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.
APHA’s new “Hobby Lobby Fact Sheet” breaks down the public health implications of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.
Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.