A new ad from APHA touts the public health credentials and decades-long record fighting for clean air and kids' health of EPA nominee Gina McCarthy.
This week, Modern Healthcare, a leading health policy magazine, unveiled its annual list of the 50 most influential physician executives in health care.
New limits proposed Friday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would reduce the amount of dangerous pollutants released from power plants into our nation’s waterways.
Former local health official Gina McCarthy faces tough questions from senators today before taking the next step in her long career in public service: administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Gun violence has become an epidemic in the U.S., with more than 30,000 people dying from gunfire each year. The debate, discussed by a panel of experts last Friday at George Washington University, centers on how to prevent it.
Health leaders, including APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, pay homage to former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop; and what does the looming sequester mean for emergency response systems? These stories and more top public health news on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.
C. Everett Koop, the 13th U.S. surgeon general whose outspoken leadership sparked advancements in tobacco cessation and AIDS prevention, passed away today at age 96.
On Friday, APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, signed copies of “The Quest for Health Reform: A Satirical History,” an historical account of the U.S. health system illustrated by more than 100 years of political cartoons, in Washington, D.C.
APHA's Georges Benjamin participated in a series of radio interviews on Thursday, highlighting the importance of universal health reform. On the Affordable Care Act, he stated, "this is a matter of survival for all of us." Read more about his day on the air.
Jan. 15 news: APHA’s Georges Benjamin talks road safety and minority health gaps, flu, self-diagnosis
APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin discusses road safety, health disparities; Pew Research Center study shows large percentage of Americans go online for personal health; and a look at the emergency departments battling the historic flu season. These stories highlight public health news for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013.
In a move widely applauded by the public health community, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a new rule today to strengthen clean air protections against fine particulate matter, or soot.
The 2012 edition of America’s Health Rankings out today reports that advances are helping Americans live longer, but their quality of life is suffering due to preventable illness and unhealthy behaviors.