Monday, December 30, 2013

Top 10 public health stories from 2013

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 Newswire has ranked its most viewed stories of 500 posts in 2013: 
  1. How the government shutdown affects public health, Oct. 1
  2. CDC builds community of public health ‘nerds,’ Sept. 4
  3. Q&A with Tom Frieden on state of public health, Feb. 20
  4. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin announces resignation, June 12
  5. 11 health departments earn first-ever accreditations, March 4
  6. NPHW Infographic Contest: The winners are …, April 2
  7. 5 digital media campaigns that public health can learn from, Feb. 25
  8. Q&A with Kelvin Choi on e-cigarettes, Jan. 18
  9. Community Transformation Grants creating a culture of health, March 25
  10. New APHA video depicts return on public health investments, April 3

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