Posts tagged "Tom Frieden"
Frieden briefs APHA, advocates about CDC’s FY 2015 budget request

Frieden briefs APHA, advocates about CDC’s FY 2015 budget request

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 marginally boosts key public health programs in omnibus spending bill

Congress marginally boosts key public health programs in omnibus spending bill

Congress released its spending package for fiscal year 2014 late Monday with implications for a range of public health priorities.
2014 ‘state of public health’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

2014 ‘state of public health’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

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.”
Top 10 stories for 2013 on Public Health Newswire

Top 10 stories for 2013 on Public Health Newswire

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.
Public health leaders urge end to shutdown, warn against piecemeal approach

Public health leaders urge end to shutdown, warn against piecemeal approach

As the federal government shutdown shuttered many public health programs and services, public health leaders spoke out about its possible dire effects.
CDC: Antibiotic misuse is killing Americans

CDC: Antibiotic misuse is killing Americans

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.
Frieden talks global threats, public health strategy at Press Club

Frieden talks global threats, public health strategy at Press Club

Prevention is the last thing public health professionals should worry about, says the leader of the nation’s federal public health bureau.
CDC report shows school health trends looking up

CDC report shows school health trends looking up

As our nation’s kids head back to the classroom, they are being greeted by healthier school environments than students just a decade ago.

Prescription painkiller abuse spikes among women

Rates of prescription painkiller abuse among women in the U.S. have skyrocketed over the past decade, according to new data released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Doctors an ally in kicking the habit

Doctors an ally in kicking the habit

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.

Annual ranking names APHA chief, member as leading physician executives

This week, Modern Healthcare, a leading health policy magazine, unveiled its annual list of the 50 most influential physician executives in health care.
Q&A with Tom Frieden on state of public health

Q&A with Tom Frieden on state of public health

Few names in public health ring quite like Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.