Posts tagged "vaccines"
The Nation's Health: Public health, pharmacy joining forces for community health

The Nation’s Health: Public health, pharmacy joining forces for community health

Learn more about the growing health role for pharmacies in The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.

Sept. 16 news: Troops to battle Ebola, pain medication overdoses, parents and whooping cough

Check out the latest in public health for Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

Sept. 11 news: Suicide among men, Alzheimer links, safer hospitals

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, September 11, 2014.

Sept. 4 news: Health care spending, suicide rates, kindergarten vaccinations

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, September, 4, 2014.

Aug. 5 news: Ebola preparations, HPV vaccines, Toledo’s water

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, August 5, 2014.

May 21 news: High cholesterol and infertility, Newark drinking water, CIA and vaccine programs

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

April 8 news: PTSD treatment, anti-vaccine dangers, NPHW disaster preparedness

It's National Public Health Week! Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

Feb. 12 news: Mammogram study, hepatitis B testing , HPV vaccine and genital warts

Check out the latest public health news for Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014.

Dec. 11 news: NYC flu vaccines, creative exercise, mental health services after Newtown

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.

‘Worse than average’ flu season past its peak, CDC’s Frieden tells Congress

This year’s flu season began early, has peaked and has begun to decline in most parts of the country, CDC Director Tom Frieden told members of a House committee last week. “But there are still many cases around the country and it’s likely that flu activity will continue for many weeks.”

Q&A with CDC flu expert Michael Jhung

Have questions about this year's flu seaon? Dr. Michael Jhung, a CDC flu expert covers it all from tracking to treatment, in our recent interview with him.

Widespread flu has public logging online

With the season’s peak still weeks away, the flu’s grip over communities across the country has people in record numbers calling in sick from work and even inundating local hospital emergency rooms.