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Jan. 20 news: Public health funding could be at risk, private insurance underpins ACA, what to look for under Trump presidency

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Jan 20, 2017.
Watch: APHA lauded for climate change work during HHS nominee hearing

Watch: APHA lauded for climate change work during HHS nominee hearing

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse gave APHA a shout-out during yesterday's Senate hearings for HHS Secretary-designate Rep. Tom Price.

Jan. 19 news: ACA repeal would affect employer health plans, governors seek alternative to Medicaid expansion, HHS nominee vetted

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.
'Chronic Disease Epidemiology Prevention and Control': Q&A with editor Patrick Remington

‘Chronic Disease Epidemiology Prevention and Control’: Q&A with editor Patrick Remington

The new edition discusses the current knowledge and best practices in the prevention and control of major chronic diseases and their risk factors.

Jan. 18 news: 18 million would lose insurance under ACA repeal, defunding Planned Parenthood would devastate access to care, HHS nominee faces questions

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.

Jan. 17 news: ACA repeal threatens public health funding, abortion rate drops, rural hospitals at risk under ACA repeal

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.

Jan. 13 news: House to vote on ACA repeal, cold temps help spread viruses, report shows health effects of cannabis

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.
APHA, health advocates decry Senate vote to begin repeal of ACA

APHA, health advocates decry Senate vote to begin repeal of ACA

"We are deeply troubled that the Senate hastily approved the budget resolution that could repeal the Affordable Care Act with no replacement plan in place," said APHA's Georges Benjamin.
'Prevention Diaries': A Q&A with Prevention Institute's Larry Cohen

‘Prevention Diaries’: A Q&A with Prevention Institute’s Larry Cohen

In his latest book, Larry Cohen explores the aspects of daily life that influence our health and argues that a prevention approach offers many common-sense solutions that save lives and money, and reduce suffering.

Jan. 6 news: Most Americans want ACA replacement plan first, GOP plans to end funding for Planned Parenthood, cancer deaths down

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.

Jan. 5 news: GOP plans for ACA repeal, CDC reports on lab safety, new peanut allergy guidelines released

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017.
APHA to Congress: We oppose repeal of Affordable Care Act

APHA to Congress: We oppose repeal of Affordable Care Act

Repealing the health law will take health insurance away from tens of millions of Americans and increase health care premiums for millions more, among other deleterious effects.