A preventable epidemic. That’s how public health and safety leaders, including APHA, diagnosed the deadly toll of motor vehicle crashes during a news conference today while releasing the 2015 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws.
Here are 10 things we should do this year to make the U.S. a healthier nation in 2015.
APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, wrote an op-ed to U.S News and World Report on the health benefits that "sugar-sweetened beverage taxes" can have on American population health. View the article in its entirety online.
At long last, the U.S. has a new surgeon general — Dr. Vivek Murthy. APHA celebrates the confirmation.
Public health leaders discussed our nation's health successes and challenges at a live event in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the 25th edition of America’s Health Rankings: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities.
The fate of stalled U.S. surgeon general nominee Vivek Murthy rests with the Senate this week.
One day before Thanksgiving, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency extended public health its own thanks — and recognition — with a proposal to strengthen national air quality standards for ozone pollution.
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.
The chance to find affordable health coverage for you and your family is here again, starting today.
APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, discusses how schools can take a risk-based approach to protect students and staff against health threats in a commentary published today in Education Week.
In the midst of the worst Ebola outbreak in history, APHA has been helping deliver expert, credible information about the outbreak and response efforts.