APHA strongly opposes legislation that was introduced in the House of Representatives on Monday outlining a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.
This month's Year of Climate Change and Health theme is clean energy. Barbara Gottlieb, director for Environment & Health, Physicians for Social Responsibility, discusses how improving energy efficiency can reduce global warming pollution, improve our health and more.
Mar. 28 news: Trump orders rewrite of carbon emission rules, Heat exhaustion could rise from climate change, New HPV vaccination recommendations in place
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Mar. 27 news: Health bill withdrawal reassures Planned Parenthood, Phone attachment tests fertility, Pre-hospice reduces costs
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March 24 news: House to vote on ACA repeal, ACA repeal would mean cuts to public health funding, Explaining ‘essential health benefits’
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EPA has announced that hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as fracking, has the potential to affect drinking water sources in the U.S.
Mar. 23 news: Powdered vaccine effective, “Right to try” advocates show momentum, Trump promises could impact drug importation
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March 22 news: Gun violence costs US $730 million a year, Autistic kids 40 times more likely to die from injury, House rushes to health bill vote
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Mar. 21 news: Infant deaths decline, Tobacco leaders call for action, Rural hospitals worry over health care bill
Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Mar. 21, 2017.
This month's Year of Climate Change and Health theme is clean energy. Lisa Del Buono, MD, co-leader of the Northern Michigan Chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby, makes the case for transitioning to a low carbon economy and charging a fee on carbon as a leading solution.
Mar. 20 news: Opioid prescription refusal programs rise, Military doctors unprepared to treat transgender patients, TV ads raise drug costs
Check out today's public health news for Monday, Mar. 20, 2017.
March 17 news: President’s budget would devastate health programs, ACA overhaul faces challenges, Some gun laws tied to fewer suicides
Check out today's public health news for Friday, March 17, 2017.
APHA strongly opposes the President's fiscal year 2018 budget request, which outlines a plan that shifts significant funds to defense programs and away from health agencies and services.