The Food and Drug Administration changed the conversation about national tobacco prevention Tuesday, putting the focus directly on children.
With the release of the surgeon general's new report on smoking, public health leaders urge stronger tobacco control.
Sen. Tom Harkin urged colleagues to adopt the omnibus spending bill and spoke of a particular virtue of the measure — full allocation of the Prevention and Public Health Fund — and APHA's support of it.
Since 1964 we've seen major reductions in tobacco-related death, but public health groups meeting Thursday delivered a clear message: We must do more.
Kaiser Permanente’s employee workplace wellness activities have only been operating since 2010, but the effort is already returning real health gains. Read more from this story published in the October 2013 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.
While smoking prevention and cessation have been the primary means to battle the No. 1 cancer killer in the U.S., a new tool could soon be more widely available to aid efforts to save lives.
Prevention is the last thing public health professionals should worry about, says the leader of the nation’s federal public health bureau.
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Good public health is synonymous with healthy communities. And though a national infrastructure works to create a healthier America, its influence is obstructed by barriers that prevent the public health workforce from working well together.
High rates of gun violence in the U.S. dwarf those in almost all developed nations.
In April, APHA signed on to a petition urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ban the use of menthol in cigarettes, citing the fact that young people and members of racial and ethnic minority groups are disproportionately harmed by the mint flavoring. Today, the FDA issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking related...