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APHA: Trump budget puts vital public health programs at risk

APHA: Trump budget puts vital public health programs at risk

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.

March 10 news: Planned Parenthood funding, water more popular than soda, Zika link to heart problems

Check out today's public health news for Friday, March 10, 2017.
House plan to replace Affordable Care Act jeopardizes the lives of Americans

House plan to replace Affordable Care Act jeopardizes the lives of Americans

APHA strongly opposes legislation that was introduced in the House of Representatives on Monday outlining a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.

March 7 news: Lyme disease in Northeast US, ACA replacement plan unveiled, Syrian children experience toxic stress

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

March 3 news: Hearing loss, Zika link to birth defects, skin cancer risk

Check out today's public health news for Friday, March 3, 2017.

March 2 news: Diet and breast cancer link, birth control failure rates drop, opioid crisis in Maryland

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, March 2, 2017.

APHA reaffirms commitment to health and human rights for all

The Trump administration's recent executive order on immigration and the withdrawl of protections for transgender students seek to limit human rights and create barriers to health equity.

Feb. 28 news: WHO on drug-resistant bacteria, gun violence, dentists’ use of opioids

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017.
Year of Climate Change and Health: A closer look at Northern Manhattan

Year of Climate Change and Health: A closer look at Northern Manhattan

In a post highlighting February’s theme of climate justice, Adriana Garcia of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and David Chang of WE ACT for Environmental Justice discuss the connections between climate justice and health in Northern Manhattan.

Feb. 24 news: Heroin overdoses, transgender teens, public support for ACA

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.

Feb. 17 news: Climate & Health Meeting, Zika testing mistakes, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services nominee

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.
Protecting world’s most vulnerable populations from climate change

Protecting world’s most vulnerable populations from climate change

Panelists at the Climate & Health Meeting discussed ways we can find solutions to climate change from low- and middle-income countries.