Public health stands firm: APHA Annual Meeting & Expo will rally around climate change

Public health stands firm: APHA Annual Meeting & Expo will rally around climate change

Register today for this year’s APHA Annual Meeting, Nov. 4-8 in Atlanta, Georgia, with a theme of “Climate Changes Health.”
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.
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August 18 news: Guns drive rural suicides, opioid crisis strains foster care system, illegal tobacco marketing

Check out today's public health news on Friday, August 18, 2017.

August 17 news: Administration to pay subsidies to insurers, breast feeding disparities, postpartum nurses undereducated

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, August 17, 2017.

August 16 news: Hate crimes, single-payer health care, CBO predicts rise in insurance premiums

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, August 16, 2017.

August 15 news: Deadline extended for insurers to decide on ACA markets, diabetes in children, air pollution and stress

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, August 15, 2017.

August 14 news: Stronger Medicaid, vaccinating California’s kindergartners, rural childbirth crisis, plague in Arizona

Check out today's public health news on Monday, August 14, 2017.

August 11 news: Opioid crisis declared national emergency, bipartisan coalition calls for strengthening ACA, risky drinking habits increase

Check out today's public health news on Friday, August 11, 2017.
Experts weigh in on Medicaid's uncertain future

Experts weigh in on Medicaid’s uncertain future

While plans to roll back Medicaid have struggled to win Senate approval, policymakers will continue to push for similar reforms that will threaten public health.
The State of Water in a Changing Climate

The State of Water in a Changing Climate

Climate change and an aging infrastructure jeopardize the quality and safety of our water.

August 10 news: Dr. Benjamin on opioid emergency, teenage pregnancy prevention programs at risk, asthma in older adults

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, August 10, 2017.

August 9 news: Opioid death rates, global war on smoking, colorectal cancer screening

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.
Time is running out! Register for the Annual Meeting by Aug. 10 for early-bird rates

Time is running out! Register for the Annual Meeting by Aug. 10 for early-bird rates

They say good things come in pairs. Like going to the APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo while saving more than $100 in the process.

August 8 news: Education impacts opioid prescribing, housing assistance for HIV patients, health care for illegal immigrants

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, August 8, 2017.