Safety advocates warn against raising limits on truck size, weight

Safety advocates warn against raising limits on truck size, weight

A rise in fatalities and injuries caused by large truck crashes coupled with a push by industry for bigger and heavier trucks led U.S. leaders yesterday to warn against raising federal truck size limits.
NPHW forum discusses path toward a healthier America

NPHW forum discusses path toward a healthier America

Five years ago APHA launched a video envisioning the U.S. becoming the “healthiest nation in one generation.” On Day One of National Public Health Week national health leaders joined APHA to discuss how this vision can become a reality.
National Public Health Week: Start With Us

National Public Health Week: Start With Us

APHA's Georges Benjamin kicks off National Public Health Week 2014 with a call to action on The Huffington Post.
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APHA, Learning by Giving to award public health charity up to $20,000

APHA, Learning by Giving to award public health charity up to $20,000

To create the healthiest nation APHA believes it must “give with purpose,” and has joined a leading funder to create better philanthropic outcomes.

April 23 news: Ebola death toll, traffic in Portland, faster stroke care

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, April 23, 2014.
EPA’s McCarthy talks climate action on ‘The Daily Show’

EPA’s McCarthy talks climate action on ‘The Daily Show’

On the eve of Earth Day, U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy appeared on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” to discuss steps the Obama administration is taking to address climate change.

April 22 news: Health care for African-American men, gun violence research, AJPH study

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

April 21 news: Pollen allergies, climate change and wildfires, childhood bullying

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, April 21.

April 18 news: UnitedHealth applauds marketplaces, immigrant nutrition, heart diseases among diabetics declining

Check out today's public health news on Friday, April 18, 2014.

April 17 news: Uninsured rates drop, e-cigarette injury jump, free drug samples

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Gallup: Fewer American adults are uninsured thanks to ACA

Gallup: Fewer American adults are uninsured thanks to ACA

On April 16 research released by Gallup brought good news: Fewer American adults are uninsured than before.

April 16 news: Drowning deaths declining, EPA and mercury limits, casual marijuana use

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
APHA Executive Director Benjamin one of Modern Healthcare’s top minority leaders

APHA Executive Director Benjamin one of Modern Healthcare’s top minority leaders

On April 12 APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, was named one of Modern Healthcare’s 2014 top minority executives in health care.

April 15 news: APHA on federal public health funding and Keystone, regulating e-cigarettes

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

April 14 news: Price of obesity, Beijing pollution, Medicaid expansion

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, April 14, 2014.