It’s been quite a year, and APHA has been busy speaking out and keeping up with the latest developments in the field.  We’ve published nearly 450 posts this year on our Public Health Newswire blog, featuring discussions with APHA leaders and other public health experts along with news of the latest research and legislation. And we reported live from APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo, bringing you exclusive highlights from Atlanta.

Here are our top 10 most-read stories for 2017. We’re thankful for your support and look forward to bringing you more important news in the New Year.

  1. State of Public Health 2017’ with outgoing CDC Director Tom Frieden
  2. Watch: Anthony Iton talks education as key determinant of health
  3. ‘Chronic Disease Epidemiology Prevention and Control’: Q&A with editor Patrick Remington
  4. Lessons learned from Zika response: Q&A with NCEZID’s Lyle Petersen
  5. What the president’s budget request means for public health
  6. Jerome Adams sworn in as surgeon general
  7. The human cost of the food we eat 
  8. APHA’s Year of Climate Change and Health: February focus on climate justice 
  9. Climate changes mental health
  10. The opioid addiction epidemic: ‘This is tragedy. This is misery.’ 

Have a favorite on our list, or one we missed? Let us know in the comments below. If you’d like to stay up to date on public health news throughout the year, subscribe to our free daily email or RSS feed.