Read the top 10 public health news stories of 2015 here on Public Health Newswire

Read the top 10 public health news stories of 2015 here on Public Health Newswire

Public health never stops. And that’s why Public Health Newswire exists: to bring you the world of public health in real time. We’ve published more than 450 public health stories this year, from timely discussions with experts to the latest public health research and national policy debates.

Whether it was sitting down with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden or Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen on the role of public health in the aftermath of the death of Freddy Gray, weighing in on Supreme Court decisions and gun violence, outlining new food rules or sharing updates on infectious disease outbreaks, Public Health Newswire was — and remains — thankful for the opportunity to share stories from our field.

Here are our top 10 public health news stories for 2015. Thank you for your valuable support — and keep reading in 2016. Happy New Year!

  1. ‘State of public health 2015’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden
  2. Is public health a ‘dirty word?’
  3. Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen: Protecting public health following death of Freddie Gray, civil unrest
  4. APHA to Supreme Court: Same-sex marriage bans harmful to nation’s health
  5. FDA removes artificial trans fat from nation’s food supply
  6. Measles outbreak highlights record number of U.S. cases in 2014
  7. Senate passes budget that batters public health
  8. APHA on gun violence: ‘This is about how we keep people alive and safe’
  9. 2015 State of the Union public health highlights: ACA, Ebola and more
  10. de Beaumont Foundation’s Brian Castrucci on new public health workforce data

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  1. mohamed says:

    Dec 29, 2015


    new cases of polio in Somalia 2015 specially southern regions.

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