APHA’s Benjamin: Making 2015 a winning year for public health

APHA’s Benjamin: Making 2015 a winning year for public health

Here are 10 things we should do this year to make the U.S. a healthier nation in 2015.
9 public health advocacy victories in 2014

9 public health advocacy victories in 2014

While the least productive Congress in modern history drew to a close last week, our nation’s elected and appointed leaders still managed to advance key public health priorities in 2014.
Vivek Murthy confirmed as 19th U.S. surgeon general

Vivek Murthy confirmed as 19th U.S. surgeon general

At long last, the U.S. has a new surgeon general — Dr. Vivek Murthy. APHA celebrates the confirmation.
APHA supports FDA’s new menu labeling rule

APHA supports FDA’s new menu labeling rule

Consumers will soon better know the nutrition content of food at chain restaurants and other food retailers, thanks to a new menu labeling rule announced today by FDA.
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CDC's Frieden on Ebola: 'We are making real progress'

CDC’s Frieden on Ebola: ‘We are making real progress’

Yesterday in Washington, D.C., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden discussed late-breaking developments in the ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

Jan. 13 news: Optimists’ heart health, Mali super mosquito, elderly caregiving

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015.

Jan. 12 news: US unprepared for epidemics, heart health, Rob Lowe on aging parents

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015.
The Nation's Health: APHA’s 142nd Annual Meeting highlights role of place in health

The Nation’s Health: APHA’s 142nd Annual Meeting highlights role of place in health

Read more about the 142nd APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans in The Nation's Health January 2015 issue.

Jan. 9 news: Measles at Disneyland, e-cigarette regulation, flu tracking

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Jan. 9, 2015.
Flu season intensifies across the US

Flu season intensifies across the US

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports U.S. flu activity is on the rise. Does your state have high or widespread flu activity? Get the latest updates here.

Jan. 8 news: Binge drinking, birth control, antibiotic resistance

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015.

Jan. 7 news: Does cold weather lead to colds? Ebola quarantines, ACA

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015.

Jan. 6 news: Nationwide flu, Ebola stories app, early intervention and schizophrenia

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2014.
The Nation's Health: US surgeons general inspire passion for public health

The Nation’s Health: US surgeons general inspire passion for public health

Read more about six past U.S. surgeons general at the 142nd APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans in The Nation's Health January 2015 issue.
The Nation's Health: Health workers continue fight against Ebola

The Nation’s Health: Health workers continue fight against Ebola

Read more about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and APHA's resources to help eliminate the disease, in The Nation's Health January 2015 issue.

Jan. 5 news: America’s Health Rankings, flu recommendations, how to quit smoking

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015