The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has put out a new set of online and television ads to encourage smokers to get help from their doctors to quit.
Check out the latest news and updates in public health today, Friday, May 17, 2013.
Saudi Arabia has revealed seven new cases of a novel coronavirus, including five deaths — a surprise announcement that is raising transparency concerns and seems to have caught even the World Health Organization off-guard.
This week, Modern Healthcare, a leading health policy magazine, unveiled its annual list of the 50 most influential physician executives in health care.
A new flu virus has recently emerged in China, putting health officials around the world, including those at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on alert. Read more from APHA's Get Ready blog. Photo courtesy CDC/James Gathany
President Barack Obama’s long-awaited fiscal year 2014 budget announced Wednesday was met with mixed emotion among health groups. The overall 2014 budget promises to cancel the $1 trillion in across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration, which went into effect last month.
When used correctly, antibiotics are the most effective deterrent of bacterial disease in the world. However, their routine use among healthy animals for food production is undercutting their effectiveness.
Consider these two unrelated facts: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention aims to protect the public’s health, and roughly one in nine Americans have iPads.
The public health world just reached a historic milestone. The Public Health Accreditation Board – a program founded in 2011 to set performance standards for the more than 3,000 U.S. public health departments – announced today five-year accreditations for 11 public health departments.