Less than 50 percent of Americans received flu vaccinations this past flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Can Americans prepare for infectious disease outbreaks, extreme weather events, mental health disasters and active shootings? Yes, they can.
Yesterday, U.S. President Barack Obama announced “a major increase” in the nation’s response to Ebola. And you can help.
Today, APHA asks one very important question: Are you ready? It’s Get Ready Day — APHA’s annual event to raise emergency preparedness awareness nationwide.
Pfizer Inc. Vice President of Medical External Affairs Jack Watters spoke at the National Health Research Forum in Washington, D.C., yesterday with a private-sector approach unlike his peers.
Panelists in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Google+ Hangout discussed the importance of providing improved nutrition and more physical activity to schoolchildren nationwide to "turn the tide against obesity."
The Ebola outbreak has already claimed the lives of more than 1,500 people, infected more than 3,000 and is “likely to get worse.”
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?