It’s been a remarkable year in public health news. From the Affordable Care Act and government shutdown to health department accreditation and the role of technology, public health has made headlines.
Regina Benjamin, the nation’s 18th surgeon general, announced she was stepping down today in a letter to officers and friends of the U.S. Public Heath Commissioned Corps.
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.
Public health innovation took the stage last week at TEDMED, an annual gathering of thought leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators.
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin took a break from her post yesterday for the “Walk for Wellness” outside the U.S. Department of Health Human Services building in Washington, D.C.
This week, Modern Healthcare, a leading health policy magazine, unveiled its annual list of the 50 most influential physician executives in health care.
Social media and public health gurus were in force yesterday for APHA’s third annual National Public Health Week Twitter Chat, via the hashtag #NPHWchat.
Surgeon General Regina Benjamin yesterday marked the start of National Public Health Week by prescribing new medicine to keep Americans healthy: walking.
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin yesterday unveiled the National Prevention Council Action Plan, which outlines more than 200 prevention and wellness steps the federal government is taking to implement the National Prevention Strategy.
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin paid a visit to Denver on Wednesday to celebrate National Public Health Week and promote the National Prevention Strategy during an event held at the University of Colorado’s Colorado Center for Health and Wellness.
A new report from the U.S. surgeon general shows that more than 3.6 million U.S. youth smoke cigarettes, but proven strategies exist that can cut that number in half in six years.
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin took a tour through the Public Health Expo Monday and had the chance to meet her many fans during the 2011 APHA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.