Check out today's public health news for Monday, July 28, 2014.
The full Senate last considered the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, or CRPD, in 2012, falling five votes short of the two-thirds supermajority vote required.
Yesterday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled to weaken federal funding mandated by the Affordable Care Act. Then the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Richmond, Va., ruled the opposite.
On Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. EDT, APHA’s “Annual Meeting Book Club” will merge old school and new school.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention caused a stir this summer when it announced that more than 80 of its employees might have been exposed to anthrax.
A new report from the Coalition for Health Funding reveals more than data of public health budget losses, focusing more on the human element of the consequences.
Should tobacco use be encouraged for members of the U.S. military through reduced prices? While the Department of Defense debates the question this week, APHA and other anti-tobacco advocates say, “No.”
This Storify roundup on fighting painkiller overdoses is brought to you by The Nation’s Health, APHA’s newspaper.
Yesterday, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy released its fifth annual National Drug Control Strategy to “address the public health and safety challenges of the 21st century.”
It’s almost July Fourth weekend, but as you prepare for the outdoors make sure you don’t let climate change put you or your loved ones in danger.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that "closely held" corporations can limit employee access to key women’s contraceptive coverage as defined by the ACA.
June is Men’s Health Month, a great time to remind American men and boys that they need to be prepared for emergencies. Check out tips from APHA Men's Health Caucus member Steve Petty.