Public health is a best buy: Protect the Prevention Fund

Public health is a best buy: Protect the Prevention Fund

Despite its overwhelming success, the Prevention and Public Health Fund is at risk. We remain concerned that the fund may be eliminated in negotiations over health insurance coverage. If the fund is slashed in negotiations, Congress will let the enormous potential of creating a healthier nation slip through its fingers....
Hurricane Harvey: How you can help, how to stay ready

Hurricane Harvey: How you can help, how to stay ready

Our thoughts are with the millions of people across Southeast Texas and surrounding areas affected by Hurricane Harvey.
EPA reverses delay of ozone standard in a win for public health

EPA reverses delay of ozone standard in a win for public health

Reversing the decision to delay the new standards strengthens protections from smog-producing ozone and helps improve our nation’s health.
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.”
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APHA Storify: Medicaid matters: Protecting those at greatest risk

APHA Storify: Medicaid matters: Protecting those at greatest risk

Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act offers health care coverage to millions who could not access it before. The proposed Senate reforms that threatened the expansion were recently voted down. But the fight isn't over. The threats are back.

Sept. 20 news: Obamacare replacement, Future public health threats, Medicare and Medicaid innovation, Pharma’s price problem, Mosquitoes after Irma

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Sept., 20, 2017.
Get Ready Day: A timely opportunity to spread the word about preparedness

Get Ready Day: A timely opportunity to spread the word about preparedness

Get Ready Day is Sept. 19! How are you using it to promote preparedness?

Sept. 19 news: Obamacare repeal momentum, 9/11 dust study, Home health care infection risk, Work on non-addictive pain meds

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Sept, 19, 2017.
APHA strongly opposes latest effort to overturn Affordable Care Act

APHA strongly opposes latest effort to overturn Affordable Care Act

This is not a drill. The Senate aims to take another run at repealing the Affordable Care Act, and the clock is ticking.
Celebrate Get Ready Day Sept. 19 and spread the word about the importance of preparedness

Celebrate Get Ready Day Sept. 19 and spread the word about the importance of preparedness

Tomorrow is Get Ready Day! Are you prepared?

Sept. 18 news: Health law repeal vote looms, public health crisis after Irma, Montanans seek smoke-free air

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Sept, 18, 2017.

Sept. 15 news: CBO on ACA, CHIP demands bipartisan passage, minimum wage hike could lower teen pregnancy

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.
Planning for better health: Indianapolis’ first-ever pedestrian plan

Planning for better health: Indianapolis’ first-ever pedestrian plan

A new Plan4Health case study, Indy WalkWays: More than a Pedestrian Plan, details a successful plan to increase walkability in Marion County.

Sept. 14 news: Health care plans, air pollution in Houston, deadline to register and save for APHA 2017

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.
Designing for disaster

Designing for disaster

How architects protect public health before and after extreme weather events

September 13 news: UN health goals, cervical cancer screening, Frieden’s new global health initiative, resurgent HIV epidemic

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.