What the president's budget request means for public health

What the president’s budget request means for public health

The White House today unveiled its proposal to fund the federal government for fiscal year 2018 to near-universal alarm among public health advocates.
Senate blocks repeal of methane rule in a public health win

Senate blocks repeal of methane rule in a public health win

The Senate failed today to repeal a rule that curbs methane leaks from oil and gas wells on public lands. APHA's Benjamin called it a victory for public health.
APHA marches for science

APHA marches for science

APHA members, APHA Affiliates and public health supporters joined the throngs of evidence-based enthusiasts on Earth Day for the March for Science.
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Health groups warn against health bill, How White House health budget would effect states, Lessons learned from Ebola

Check out today's public health news for Friday, May 26, 2017.
New reference for a public health approach to emergencies

New reference for a public health approach to emergencies

APHA updates essential resource for public health disaster management.

May 25 news: CBO finds new health bill flawed, Tackling childhood trauma, Miami’s Zika outbreak detected late

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, May 25, 2017.
APHA: CBO score again confirms House health plan is deeply flawed

APHA: CBO score again confirms House health plan is deeply flawed

Nonpartisan analysis from the Congressional Budget Office released today shows that 14 million Americans next year and 23 million by 2026 would lose health insurance under the American Health Care Act.

May 24 news: Trump budget slashes public health programs, W.H.O. elects first director general from Africa, CBO score of Obamacare repeal bill expected

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
Thank you, Clean Air Act!

Thank you, Clean Air Act!

APHA and the American Lung Association hold congressional briefings on air quality, climate change and health.
President’s 2018 budget devastating to public health: Cuts to prevention, research, programs

President’s 2018 budget devastating to public health: Cuts to prevention, research, programs

As the White House readies its budget proposal for release tomorrow, The Nation's Health reports the outline shows ominous signs for public health.

May 22 news: White House budget to include deep Medicaid cuts, Strong gun laws linked to fewer fatal police shootings, Senate works on health overhaul

Check out today's public health news for Monday, May 22, 2017.

May 19 news: AHCA may need more work, Insurers blame Trump for rate hikes, Measles outbreak exposes gaps in public health

Check out today's public health news for Friday, May 19, 2017.
Air pollution: An important risk factor for cardiovascular disease

Air pollution: An important risk factor for cardiovascular disease

It is crucial that we work together to lower the amount of human-created particulate matter and pollution to protect the cardiovascular health of our population.

May 18 news: OSHA suspends rule requiring electronic reporting of injury and illness, US Senators urge action to combat the opioid epidemic, Women in 30s now having more babies than those in their 20s

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, May 18, 2017.
Celebrate Bike to Work Day this Friday!

Celebrate Bike to Work Day this Friday!

Commute by bike to boost your health, savings and the environment.