Less than 50 percent of Americans received flu vaccinations this past flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Pfizer Inc. Vice President of Medical External Affairs Jack Watters spoke at the National Health Research Forum in Washington, D.C., yesterday with a private-sector approach unlike his peers.
The Ebola outbreak has already claimed the lives of more than 1,500 people, infected more than 3,000 and is “likely to get worse.”
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.
Congress released its spending package for fiscal year 2014 late Monday with implications for a range of public health priorities.
In a conversation with Public Health Newswire, CDC Director Tom Frieden defined the 2014 state of public health — and how APHA and public health professionals can improve the nation’s health with “six essential components for success.”
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.
As the federal government shutdown shuttered many public health programs and services, public health leaders spoke out about its possible dire effects.
If you’re an American you’ve probably taken an antibiotic, and there’s a 50 percent chance you’ve done so when it was not necessary. According to new data released by CDC, overuse of antibiotics is not just unnecessary — it’s fatal.
Prevention is the last thing public health professionals should worry about, says the leader of the nation’s federal public health bureau.
As our nation’s kids head back to the classroom, they are being greeted by healthier school environments than students just a decade ago.