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Jan. 20 news: Public health funding could be at risk, private insurance underpins ACA, what to look for under Trump presidency
Check out today's public health news for Friday, Jan 20, 2017.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse gave APHA a shout-out during yesterday's Senate hearings for HHS Secretary-designate Rep. Tom Price.
Jan. 19 news: ACA repeal would affect employer health plans, governors seek alternative to Medicaid expansion, HHS nominee vetted
Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.
The new edition discusses the current knowledge and best practices in the prevention and control of major chronic diseases and their risk factors.
Public health leader Anthony Iton discusses the intersections between education, health and longevity.
Jan. 18 news: 18 million would lose insurance under ACA repeal, defunding Planned Parenthood would devastate access to care, HHS nominee faces questions
Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.
As he prepares to leave office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden shared with us his hopes for the future of public health and the challenges that still lie ahead.
Jan. 17 news: ACA repeal threatens public health funding, abortion rate drops, rural hospitals at risk under ACA repeal
Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.
Jan. 13 news: House to vote on ACA repeal, cold temps help spread viruses, report shows health effects of cannabis
Check out today's public health news for Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.
"We are deeply troubled that the Senate hastily approved the budget resolution that could repeal the Affordable Care Act with no replacement plan in place," said APHA's Georges Benjamin.
Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.
The Nation’s Health: New criteria for accreditation to chart updated course for public health education
The Council on Education for Public Health's revised accreditation criteria aims to graduate public health students ready to practice from day one.