APHA in the News

Examiner - October 29, 2012
Teen pregnancy linked to pre-teen literacy levels

Grand Forks Herald - October 10, 2012
Budget puts public health programs at risk

Associations Now - September 26, 2012
Public Health Association Hits 200,000 Twitter Followers

MyHealthNewsDaily - September 26, 2012
Celebrities Speaking Out on Health Issues? Experts Debate

Bozeman Daily Chronicle - September 14, 2012
Guest column: Budget woes put public health at risk

Missoulian - September 2, 2012
U.S. must invest more in public health

Financial Times - August 1, 2012
Wellness: The trouble with bad behaviour

Politico - July 25, 2012
Health groups hope to fight sequester by citing Labor-HHS cuts

Modern Healthcare - July 18, 2012
Groups decry proposal to cut public health funding, cut AHRQ

Reporting on Health - July 8, 2012
Four lessons from year-long project on preventive health

CBS News Radio - June 28, 2012
Supreme Court upholds health care mandate

CNN - June 28, 2012
How will the Supreme Court rule on the health reform law

WSOC-TV (ABC) - June 28, 2012
Local doctors react to Supreme Court decision

WBTV-DT (CBS) - June 27, 2012
Supreme Court to deliver health care verdict Thursday

Modern Healthcare - May 10, 2012
House passes bill that cuts health programs while sparing defense


USA Today - May 6, 2012
Editorial: FDA prescription drugs plan would empower you


Las Vegas Sun - April 30, 2012
Parties tap student loan issue for political advantage


The Public's Health - April 29, 2012
Outrage at the latest cuts to public health funding

National Journal - April 27, 2012
Health Groups Rally for Public Health Fund

Prevention Magazine - April 27, 2012
7 diseases that strike younger than you think


Modern Healthcare - April 14, 2012
IOM: Double health spending

New Public Health - March 30, 2012
National Public Health Week: Join the Movement!

National Journal - March 26, 2012
Brass Band, Tea Party Provide Soundtrack to Supreme Court Health Case

Health Affairs - March 1, 2012
Prevention Funding: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Social exCHANGE - February 16, 2012
Will You Be My Valentine? Only If You Wash Your Hands

Governing Magazine - February 15, 2012
Preventative Health Efforts Could be Hindered by Proposed Budget

The Daily Northwestern - February 8
Schakowsky receives award for public health advocacy

AARP Blog - February 6, 2012
Grab the Sanitizer -- Flu Season Finally Starts

The Chronicle of Higher Education - January 22, 2012
A Scientist Pushes Urban Planners to Put People First

Responding to Climate Change - January 11, 2012
Health concerns put shale gas exploration in spotlight

The Pump Handle - January 4, 2012
New mapping tools bring public health surveillance to the masses

Kaiser Health News - December 21, 2011
Needle-Exchange Programs Face New Federal Funding Ban

Los Angeles Times - December 1, 2011
Breakup of Occupy L.A. Camp May Be Good For Public Health

National Journal - December 21, 2011
EPA Unveils Long-Awaited Mercury Rule

Kaiser Health News - November 21, 2011
Health Programs Face Cutbacks After Super Committee's Failure

NRDC - November 3, 2011
Rep. Lois Capp Introduces Legislation to Protect Health from Climate Change, Extreme Weather

Kaiser Health News - November 3, 2011
Immigrant Populations Growing - In More Ways Than One

Health Day News - November 2, 2011
Teen 'Sexting' Common and Linked to Psychological Woes

U.S. News and World Report - November 2, 2011
Teen Pot Use Unaffected by Medical Marijuana Law: Study

CNN - November 2, 2011
Why Is Infant Mortality Still a U.S. Problem?

CNN - November 2, 2011
Teens Don't Know How to Lose Weight Properly

The Star Tribune - November 2, 2011
More Bikes, Healthier Cities

iHealthBeat - November 1, 2011

New HHS Contest Seeks Apps to Track Progress on Public Health Goals

Medpage Today - November 1, 2011
Medical News: Vodka, Malt Liquor Most Likely to Buy Trip to the Emergency Room

Examiner - November 1, 2011
Construction Workers at High Risk

NPR -
November 1, 2011
Exhibitors Strut Offbeat Wares at Public Health Confab

ABC News -
November 1, 2011
FDA Should Cut the Salt, Public Health Group Says

The Atlantic - November 1, 2011

Study of the Day: Teens Want to Lose Weight but Don't Know How

Time.com - November 1, 2011
Soldier: The Doctors Will See You Now!

Los Angeles Times - November 1, 2011

Chronic Health Problems Plague Immigrants Decades After Move

Politico - October 31, 2011
Social Forces May Limit Health Care Reform

National Journal - October 31, 2011
Study Faults Soft-Drink Industry for Excessive Marketing to Children

Modern Healthcare - October 31, 2011

Park Announces Public-Health Challenge App

National Journal - October 31, 2011
HHS Releases Leading Health Indicators for the Next Decade

U.S. News and World Report - October 31, 2011
Many Parents Skipping Kids' Shots, Putting Others at Risk

UPI - October 31, 2011
Grandma's Birth Control Problems Persist

WebMD- October 31, 2011

U.S. Sets New Goals for a Healthier Nation

WebMD- October 31, 2011
Study: Too Much Sugar in Drinks Marketed to Kids 

U.S. News and World Report - October 31, 2011

Report Slams Makers of Sugary Drinks for Targeting Kids

HealthCanal.com - October 31, 2011
Despite Industry Promises; Yale Study Finds Unprecedented Marketing of Sugary Drinks to Youth

U.S. News and World Report - October 31, 2011
'Hard Hats' Still Have High Rates of Injury, Illness: Report

MedPage Today - October 31, 2011

APHA: HHS to Track Health Indicators

U.S. News and World Report - October 31, 2011
Life in U.S. Not Always a Plus for Immigrants' Health

Washington Post - October 31, 2011
Study in Wash. state suggests more violence among kids of combat veterans, including daughters

The Hill - October 12, 2011
Obama, EPA sued for nixing tougher ozone rules

USA Today - October 11, 2011
Harkin defies Obama, tells supercommittee to leave health law's prevention fund alone

Kaiser Health News - September 19, 2011
The Specifics: How Obama Plans to Cut Health Programs by $350 Billion

Daily Kos - September 14, 2011
On Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann and the HPV Vaccine

The Hill - September 2, 2011
Public health groups slam Obama retreat on smog, vow legal action

San Francisco Chronicle - August 4, 2011
CDC: 27% of New HIV Infections in Young Gay Males

Chicago Tribune - August 3, 2011
How to Correctly Clean Your Water Bottle

Daily Caller - July 25, 2011
Report: 1 in 8 Employee Insurance Plans Getting the Axe Since Obamacare

ABC News - July 12, 2011
Attendance: Less Than Perfect Can Be Even Better

New York Times - June 15, 2011
Doctors Prepare Their Profession to Explain and Treat Climate-Related Symptoms

Bloomberg - June 9, 2011
Germany's Scattered Model Draws Fire For E. Coli Response

The Hill - May 12, 2011
Studies Blast Menthol Cigarettes as FDA Weighs Ban

New York Times - May 11, 2011
A Critique of a Texas Representative's Air Quality Claims

Modern Healthcare - May 9, 2011
Does prevention really pay?

American Medical News - May 9, 2011
Half of U.S. states have comprehensive smoke-free laws

Atlanta Journal-Constitution - April 25, 2011
Governor Says Georgia Health Declining

National Journal - April 22, 2011
Public Health Advocates Lobby for Funds on Earth Day

Mother Jones - March 21, 2011
Death By a Single GOP Cut?

New York Times - March 14, 2011
Hospitals Building Emergency Rooms for the Elderly

Kaiser Health News - March 6, 2011
Calorie Labeling for Restaurant Recommendations Coming Soon

TIME - March 2, 2011
Why Climate Change Threatens Health

MedPage Today - Feb 24, 2011
Warming Threatens Public Health, Groups Warn

HealthDay News - Feb 24, 2011
Medical Groups Warn of Climate Change's Potential Impact on Health

Modern Healthcare - Feb 24, 2011
AMA, APHA make case to limit greenhouse gases

The Daily - Feb 9, 2011
Stroke in a Can

Miami Herald - Jan 31, 2011
U.S. judge rules entire health-care law unconstitutional

University of Phoenix Network - Jan 26, 2011
U.S. public health priorities for the 21st century: It takes more than a village

Congressional Quarterly - Jan 7, 2011
Whither the Overhaul Law's Prevention Fund?  (password protected)

Associated Press - Jan 7, 2011
US says too much fluoride in water

Baltimore Sun - Jan 4, 2011
Sharfstein to head state's health department

U.S. News and World Report - Dec 30, 2010
Hand-washing may have kept flu at bay

Washington Post - Nov 16, 2010
Excessive text-messaging by teens is tied to drug use and other risky behavior

Chicago Tribune - Nov 10, 2010
Texting poses health risk for teens: study

Los Angeles Times - Nov 10, 2010
Flu shots can pay off big for employers

Associated Press - Nov 9, 2010
Sex, Drugs More Likely in Text-Happy Teens

New York Times - Nov 9, 2010
Too Much Texting is Linked to Other Problems

USA Today - Nov 9, 2010
Fast-food survey: Nearly all kids' meals high in salt, calories

New York Times - Sept 28, 2010
Republicans Blitz over EPA's 'Anti-Industrial' Regulations

USA Today - Sept 28, 2010
Health groups lobby for EPA greenhouse gas rules

Bloomberg - Sept 28, 2010
U.S. Panel Splits Over New Technology Rules for Carbon

Baltimore Sun - Sept 23, 2010
Health reform's benefits arrive

Reno Gazette-Journal - Sept 7, 2010
Preventive Health-care Services Can Save Lives

American Medical News - July 26, 2010
HIV/AIDS national policy unveiled

New York Times - July 24, 2010
Unsafe at Any Meal

LA Times - July 14, 2010
 

Obama's HIV/AIDS policy hailed for targeting spread of disease

USA Today - June 11, 2010
 

Senate rejects effort to block EPA greenhouse gas rules

San Francisco Chronicle - June 1, 2010

The hidden costs of driving

MarketWatch - April 22, 2010

Guarding your health during a long job search

Chicago Tribune - April 16, 2010
The flu fizzles

Huffington Post - April 6, 2010 

En route to a healthier America

Daily Kos - April 4, 2010 
National Public Health Week: Interview With Dr. Georges Benjamin

Atlanta Journal-Constitution - February 1, 2010

CDC gets boost under president's budget proposal

 

American Medical News - February 1, 2010

First national health security strategy released by HHS 

The Hill's Congress Blog - January 26, 2010

Congress: Take your pulse, then pass health reform

 

MarketWatch - January 25, 2010

With health reform in limbo, groups issue call to arms

 

Los Angeles Times - January 15, 2010

In Haiti, aid workers face a dual challenge

 

MSNBC.com - November 13, 2009

Public health doctor defends swine flu response

 

KYW Newsradio - November 8, 2009

Thousands convene for public health conference in Phila.

 

Philadelphia Inquirer - November 8, 2009

Social media explored as tool for health experts

 

New York Times - November 2, 2009

Lack of paid sick days may worsen flu pandemic

 

Mobile Press-Register - November 1, 2009

Regina Benjamin, confirmed as Surgeon General, plans to make prevention a priority

 

Washington Times - October 4, 2009

SOLUTIONS: Preparing for a swine flu outbreak

 

Public Radio International: To the Point - October 1, 2009

 

Daily Kos - September 30, 2009

 

MarketWatch - September 15, 2009

 

Associated Press - September 13, 2009

 

MarketWatch - September 10, 2009

 

C-SPAN - September 2, 2009

U.S. Response to Swine Flu

 

Associated Press - July 13, 2009

From storm-tossed Ala. clinic to top doctor post

 

Slate - July 13, 2009

What the President Ordered: Regina Benjamin is just the surgeon general Barack Obama needs

 

Huffington Post - July 1, 2009

Obama's Chance to Lead: Sign the Disability Treaty

 

Bloomberg - June 27, 2009

Coca-Cola, Archer Daniels Fight to Kill Proposed Tax on Sodas

 

CNN - June 11, 2009

Senate passes bill increasing FDA power over tobacco products

 

Associated Press - May 26, 2009

Flu scare reveals strapped local health agencies

 

Newsweek - May 19, 2009

300 Million Patients

 

LA Times - May 16, 2009

New CDC director an activist in public health

 

Associated Press - May 15, 2009

Obama taps NYC health commissioner to head CDC

 

Modern Healthcare - May 11, 2009

The 50 Most Powerful Physician Executives in Healthcare, 2009

 

Reuters - May 7, 2009

Obama budget cuts funds for "abstinence-only"

 

Associated Press - May 5, 2009

Critics question self-inspections for flu in pigs

 

Washington Post - May 5, 2009

Topic A: Should You Be Worried About the Swine Flu?

 

Associated Press - May 4, 2009

Swine flu could shine glaring light on uninsured

 

Medscape - May 1, 2009

Health Systems in Developing World Could Be Swamped in Flu Pandemic

 

Bloomberg - May 1, 2009

3M, Kimberly-Clark Among Few to Make Effective Swine Flu Masks

 

The News Journal - May 1, 2009

Mexico's reaction draws praise from experts

 

NewsHour with Jim Lehrer - April 30, 2009

Schools Shutter as Public Health Officials Work to Contain Flu Virus

 

Medscape - April 30, 2009

Practical Measures to Reduce Swine Flu Transmission: An Expert Interview With Georges C. Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP (E)

 

USA Today - April 30, 2009

Your Health: What to consider in preparing for a pandemic

 

National Geographic News - April 30, 2009

Summer to Kill Swine Flu in U.S. and Mexico?

 

USA Today - April 29, 2009

Stay safe from swine flu with 3 simple steps

 

USA Today - April 29, 2009

Swine flu Q&A: Yes, you can eat pork. No, don't take Tamiflu 'in case'

 

National Geographic News - April 29, 2009

U.S. Swine Flu No Worse Than Seasonal Flu, Experts Say

 

Greenville News - April 28, 2009
Upstate braces for potential swine flu cases

 

Wichita Eagle - April 28, 2009

Flu shows need for confirmations

 

Washington Post - April 27, 2009
Swine Flu Exposes HHS Vacancies

 

WUSA 9 - April 27, 2009

Terrorism Preparedness Expected To Help In Dealing With Swine Flu

 

ABC 7 News (WJLA) - April 13, 2009
Wisdom of Pulling Wisdom Teeth Questioned

 

News 14 Carolina - March 31, 2009
Cigarette tax increase to extend SCHIP reach

 

Louisville Courier-Journal - March 19, 2009

Editorial: FDA Upgrade

 

CIDRAP - March 16, 2009

Obama names FDA chief, creates food safety panel

 

Washington Post - March 15, 2009
Obama Targets Food Safety

 

NPR - March 12, 2009
Obama To Name Hamburg To Head FDA

 

Associated Press - March 11, 2009

Source: Ex-NYC health commissioner tapped for FDA

 

The Tennessean - March 5, 2009
Meharry to educate health policymakers

 

Kansas City Star - February 21, 2009
Analysis: Sebelius knows of tough fights for health-care overhaul in Kansas

 

New York Times - February 20, 2009

A Nation of Cowards?

 

Washington Post - February 5, 2009
Who Should Replace Tom Daschle?

 

Bloomberg - February 4, 2009

Daschle Exit, Successor Search, Delays Health Agenda

 

Washington Post - February 4, 2009

Administration Is Described as Being at a Loss

 

Memphis Commercial Appeal - February 3, 2009
To pull or not to pull wisdom teeth, the debate heats up

 

Boston Globe - January 31, 2009
Surcharge on sweets may not trim many waists

 

St Louis Post-Dispatch - January 23, 2009

Community health centers are strained by boost in uninsured patients

 

The Columbus Dispatch - January 14, 2009

 

Market Watch – January 11, 2009

Surgeon general for a new health-conscious era

 

ABC’s World News Tonight – January 10, 2009

I Am a Doctor, and I Play One on TV

 

Atlanta Journal Constitution – January 9, 2009

CDC director Gerberding resigns at Obama’s request

 

New York Times – January 9, 2009

Improving Public Health (Letter to Editor)

 

Wisconsin Public Radio – January 8, 2009 
Kathleen Dunn and her guests examine public health priorities the Obama administration should address. Guests: Dr. Georges Benjamin, Executive Director, American Public Health Association.
Listen to show (requires registration)

 

USA Today – January 6, 2009

CNN reports host up for surgeon general post

 

New York Times – January 6, 2009

CNN Medical Reporter Tops Obama List for Post

 

 

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