A preventable epidemic. That’s how public health and safety leaders, including APHA, diagnosed the deadly toll of motor vehicle crashes during a news conference today while releasing the 2015 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws.
Find out more about the Obama administration's initiatives to make health and well-being a top priority for workers and their families in the U.S.
Are you or your loved ones among the 1 in 8 Americans who don’t have health insurance? You can get covered right now, through the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Yesterday in Washington, D.C., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden discussed late-breaking developments in the ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
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.
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.