APHA on King v. Burwell victory: ‘More than 6 million Americans breathe sigh of relief’

APHA on King v. Burwell victory: ‘More than 6 million Americans breathe sigh of relief’

Health insurance is here to stay for more than 6 million Americans.
FDA removes artificial trans fat from nation’s food supply

FDA removes artificial trans fat from nation’s food supply

FDA won cheers from the public health community today in announcing its final determination that partially hydrogenated oil is no longer recognized as safe.
New ‘Control of Communicable Diseases Manual for Mobile and Web’ improves access to text

New ‘Control of Communicable Diseases Manual for Mobile and Web’ improves access to text

The updated platform from APHA and Unbound Medicine includes content from the 20th edition of the renowned sourcebook on infectious disease.
2015 APHA Annual Meeting registration now open

2015 APHA Annual Meeting registration now open

Registration and housing for APHA’s 143rd Annual Meeting and Exposition in Chicago, set for Oct. 31-Nov. 4, opened today.
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What does health care look like after King v. Burwell?

What does health care look like after King v. Burwell?

On June 25 the Supreme Court issued a 6-3 decision in favor of the administration in King v. Burwell. Moving forward, what does this decision mean for public health?

July 7 news: Tobacco use in Asia, West Nile virus, mosquitoes

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, July 7, 2015.

July 6 news: Prescription drugs, dengue vaccine, West Nile Virus

Check out today's public health news on Monday, July 6, 2015.

July 2 news: Climate change, Baltimore City health commissioner on food access, Ebola

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 2, 2015.
HHS: New resource for people with multiple chronic conditions

HHS: New resource for people with multiple chronic conditions

More than one in four Americans have multiple chronic conditions. Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released material specifically for them — and the people who care for them.

July 1 news: Liquid nicotine, water consumption, HIV

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.
The Nation’s Health (Storify): '6 million sighs of relief' in ACA ruling

The Nation’s Health (Storify): ‘6 million sighs of relief’ in ACA ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Obama administration in King v. Burwell, the case surrounding tax credits under the Affordable Care Act. The Nation's Health features some of social media's best responses in its Storify recap.
Get Ready: Prepare your community for a disaster with CERT training

Get Ready: Prepare your community for a disaster with CERT training

Learn about the importance of CERT training for emergency preparedness with APHA's Mighty Fine, MPH, deputy director of APHA’s Center for Professional Development, Public Health Systems and Partnerships.

June 30 news: Merck Manuals, Ebola, parasites

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, June 30, 2015.

Supreme Court rules against EPA toxic air standard

The Supreme Court ruled to block the EPA's toxic air standard stating that the EPA did not consider costs before planning its implementation. Read on to learn about the impacts this could have on health.
USAID briefing: Everyone should have access to clean water

USAID briefing: Everyone should have access to clean water

“The issue is not food, the issue is not shelter — the issue is water,” said Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, last week at a briefing in Washington, D.C. “Water is life, for us in America and for people in other countries. In 2015, people throughout the world should have access to clean water.”

June 29 news: Marriage equality featuring APHA’s Georges Benjamin, Michigan v. EPA, workplace injuries

Check out today's public health news on Monday, June 29, 2015.