Two court rulings drew cheers this week from APHA and public health advocates. One blocks one of the most extreme abortion bans in the U.S. and the other requires tobacco companies to admit they designed products to be as addictive as possible.
From The Nation's Health via Storify: Southeastern Indiana is experiencing an HIV outbreak. Here's what public health is doing to fight back.
An action plan sets goals for reducing antibiotic-resistant disease and antibiotic misuse, as reported in the May 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.
Advocates are turning outside the public health world to stop gun violence in the U.S., as reported in the May 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.
The FDA is working to gain authority as science on products grows, as reported in the May 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.
In our new Get Ready Report podcast, we spoke with Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH, assistant secretary for preparedness and response, about why emergency preparedness is important for racial and ethnic minority populations.
Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.
Check out the three fantastic winners of APHA's “We Can Do Better” contest, held during NPHW 2015, where we asked individuals, families and communities to show us how they are working to make the U.S. the healthiest nation by 2030.
Dr. Vivek Murthy’s journey to his post as the 19th surgeon general of the United States was much longer than the U.S. “top doc” position’s 18-month vacancy.
Today from 1-2:30 p.m. EDT, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will swear in Vivek Murthy, MD, as the 19th U.S. surgeon general in a change of command ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Check out National Public Health Week highlights, including its Presidential Proclamation, from The Nation's Health's Storify page.