The surgeon general has released the office's first report on addiction in response to the rising opioid epidemic. Learn more and join in ending this crisis.
Public health now has an opportunity “unlike any time in recent history,” according our nation’s top doctor.
The surgeon general has called for communities and individuals to step up their game. Here's why and how where you live can help you put your best foot forward.
Dr. Vivek Murthy’s journey to his post as the 19th surgeon general of the United States was much longer than the U.S. “top doc” position’s 18-month vacancy.
Read more about six past U.S. surgeons general at the 142nd APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans in The Nation's Health January 2015 issue.
At long last, the U.S. has a new surgeon general — Dr. Vivek Murthy. APHA celebrates the confirmation.
Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014.
The fate of stalled U.S. surgeon general nominee Vivek Murthy rests with the Senate this week.
CVS Health took a financial risk when it stopped tobacco sales in its 7,700 stores, foregoing $2 billion of annual revenue to do so.
Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, July 29, 2014.