Read the top 10 public health news stories of 2014 here on Public Health Newswire

Public health is always busy, but it was especially active in 2014. And from Affordable Care Act benefits taking effect in January to the confirmation of U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy in December, APHA’s Public Health Newswire has given you the insider’s scoop.

We’ve published nearly 500 public health stories this year, from timely discussions with experts, the latest public health research and national policy debates. Here are our top 10 most-viewed public health news stories from 2014, and we look forward to your feedback through an even busier 2015.

Our sincere thanks for reading, and happy holidays!

  1. 2014 ‘state of public health’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden, Jan. 13
  2. APHA releases Ebola resource during global outbreak, Aug. 5
  3. ‘One Key Question’ to revolutionize reproductive, public health, Aug. 26
  4. APHA, CDC get ‘nerdy’ during National Public Health Week, April 7
  5. Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak: The past, present and future of tobacco, Jan. 10
  6. 50th anniversary of Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health calls for further action, Jan. 9
  7. APHA provides science-based voice on Ebola, Oct. 29
  8. Congress marginally boosts key public health programs in omnibus spending bill, Jan. 14
  9. APHA infographic defines obesity problem, public health opportunity, Jan. 23
  10. Experts: Public health delivers the best return, Sept. 12

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