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Climate science reveals grave public health impacts

Climate science reveals grave public health impacts

The science is clear. Climate change is happening and it’s affecting our health. That was the convincing message delivered by a panel of experts presenting at last week’s Climate and Health Meeting in Atlanta, hosted by APHA and others.

Feb. 10 news: Tom Price confirmed to lead HHS, Venezuela fights diphtheria, Insurers reel in ACA confusion

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.
APHA public health voting record scores members of Congress

APHA public health voting record scores members of Congress

Want to see how your members of Congress measure up on support for public health? APHA's congressional scorecard has the answers.
New administration raises worries about public health: ACA, climate change, gains under threat

New administration raises worries about public health: ACA, climate change, gains under threat

Core public health activities and priorities likely face a challenging future, according to a story in the February/March 2017 issue of The Nation's Health.

Feb. 3 news: GOP moves to repeal stream protections, House votes to overturn rule barring some mentally impaired to own guns, How to make football safer

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.
APHA’s Year of Climate Change and Health: February focus on climate justice

APHA’s Year of Climate Change and Health: February focus on climate justice

APHA has declared 2017 the Year of Climate Change and Health. Learn about the initiative and this month's theme of climate justice from APHA's Surili Patel.
Why do we need the ACA?: Q&A with APHA's Jason Coates

Why do we need the ACA?: Q&A with APHA’s Jason Coates

APHA's Public Health Policy Analyst Jason Coates discusses the importance of the ACA and what impact its repeal might have on the nation's health.
APHA, Gore fill gap left by canceled climate and health conference

APHA, Gore fill gap left by canceled climate and health conference

Former Vice President Al Gore, APHA and others announced they would host a meeting on climate change and health Feb. 16 in Atlanta.

Jan. 27 news: Climate conference back on, CDC issues bird flu travel warning, White House halts ACA enrollment outreach

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Jan. 27, 2017
APHA, advocates oppose ‘global gag rule’ reinstatement

APHA, advocates oppose ‘global gag rule’ reinstatement

Today's executive order takes us back to failed policies that harmed women's health, says APHA.

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.