On April 12 APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, was named one of Modern Healthcare’s 2014 top minority executives in health care.
A rise in fatalities and injuries caused by large truck crashes coupled with a push by industry for bigger and heavier trucks led U.S. leaders yesterday to warn against raising federal truck size limits.
Five years ago APHA launched a video envisioning the U.S. becoming the “healthiest nation in one generation.” On Day One of National Public Health Week national health leaders joined APHA to discuss how this vision can become a reality.
Public health nerds, get ready for a week of — well — nerdiness.
APHA's Georges Benjamin kicks off National Public Health Week 2014 with a call to action on The Huffington Post.
U.S. President Barack Obama’s 2015 fiscal year budget request mixes good and bad news for public health, says Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden.
With his fiscal year 2015 budget proposal yesterday U.S. President Barack Obama announced some targeted investments in public health but overall funding for core programs was “disappointing,” according to APHA.
In the first week of April, APHA and partners hope to transform the way you think about public health.
With its move to end sales of tobacco products in its 7,600 stores by Oct. 1, CVS Caremark sent shock waves through the nation.
APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, urged senators to confirm Vivek Murthy’s appointment for U.S. surgeon general in The Huffington Post.
The tagline of Families USA’s Health Action 2014 conference last week called for “making the promise real.” APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin spoke about the Affordable Care Act and health reform in nearly 20 radio interviews.
Congress released its spending package for fiscal year 2014 late Monday with implications for a range of public health priorities.