Yesterday, President Barack Obama proposed $1.1 billion in new mandatory funding to combat prescription opioid abuse.
Public health advocates can agree that shootings are a huge health issue, but gun violence also indicates community-wide health issues. Read what researchers have to say in this article from the January 2016 issue of The Nation's Health.
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and APHA National Summit this week in Washington, D.C., is for the countless Americans affected by gun violence.
Should gun violence be treated as a public health issue? APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, joined CBS News last week to discuss how public health can address this growing crisis.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men report a rape experience at some point in their lives, while 1 in 20 women and men experience a form of sexual violence other than rape.
APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, talked with British television program ITV News last week to discuss U.S. gun violence and why it's a public health issue.
More than one in four Americans have multiple chronic conditions. Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released material specifically for them — and the people who care for them.
APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin and Dan Gross, president of the Brady Campaign, pen an op-ed addressing our nation's gun violence epidemic.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2015 “Tips from Former Smokers” ad campaign launched today, once again sharing powerful stories to inspire more Americans to quit smoking for good.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports U.S. flu activity is on the rise. Does your state have high or widespread flu activity? Get the latest updates here.
CVS Health's William Shrank, MD, spoke with APHA's Public Health Newswire about the company's decision to prioritize public health.