At long last, the U.S. has a new surgeon general — Dr. Vivek Murthy. APHA celebrates the confirmation.
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. 10 news (all APHA edition): America’s Health Rankings, US more obese and less active, Ebola spending
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The fate of stalled U.S. surgeon general nominee Vivek Murthy rests with the Senate this week.
APHA talked to Jim Skiera of the International Society of Arboriculture about the potential for 'urban forests' to improve public health.
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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.
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