Join us in celebrating Public Health Thank You Day – a time to honor the public health heroes dedicated to protecting us from health threats.
A record-low number of Americans are uninsured. But 32 million still have no access to affordable health coverage. That number will change, starting today.
I am so incredibly excited to welcome you all to my hometown — the great city of Chicago!
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and APHA National Summit this week in Washington, D.C., is for the countless Americans affected by gun violence.
In a conversation with Public Health Newswire, HHS Acting Assistant Secretary for Health Karen DeSalvo shared how health is not merely the goal, but an "enabler" of nationwide quality-of-life improvements.
Now that nearly 9 million people gained health insurance last year thanks to the Affordable Care Act, how do we move from more coverage to better health?
The justice system in the United States is designed to punish — and rehabilitate if possible — people who have committed crimes as a tool to secure public safety. But we've realized the justice system is terrible for our health.
Should gun violence be treated as a public health issue? APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, joined CBS News last week to discuss how public health can address this growing crisis.
Between U.S. Supreme Court justices and the Food and Drug Administration’s chief officer, APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, has again been recognized as one of health care’s foremost leaders.
The national news is filled with stories about what is wrong with the criminal justice system and how we can fix it. But what’s missing from the current debate is a conversation about how our justice system negatively impacts health, particularly the health of children and families of color.
APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, talked with British television program ITV News last week to discuss U.S. gun violence and why it's a public health issue.
This week, the House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee announced its fiscal year 2016 funding bill. It did not look good for public health.