A pediatrician and civil engineer who helped sound the alarm over elevated blood-lead levels in Flint, Michigan, are among this year's honorees who will be recognized during APHA's 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit hears oral arguments today on the Clean Power Plan. Environmental Defense Fund attorneys Martha Roberts and Ben Levitan outline what's at stake for public health.
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Aug. 30 news: Zika funding, US health system failing sickest adults, 16 health departments win accreditation
Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016.
Funding levels for public health hang in the balance as House appropriators last week set their first spending mark for next year.
APHA issued a strong rebuke to Congress yesterday for failing to pass legislation that properly addresses the Zika outbreak — without cutting funding for other important public health priorities.
Global infectious disease expert David Heymann, MD, calls the Zika virus “among the most troubling developments of the early 21st century.” In a Q&A with Public Health Newswire, Heymann discusses a new Zika chapter for APHA's renowned disease manual and his outlook for the virus.
In a bid to slow harmful emissions and protect public health, the Environmental Protection Agency announced first-ever standards that require a new approach to minimize health threats.
Check out today's public health news on Friday, May 13, 2016.
As the public health community continues to ramp up efforts to address the Zika virus, it has a new tool at its disposal.
Following the launch of the 2016 National Health Security Preparedness Index last week, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Paul Kuehnert discusses the importance of the public health community in meeting health challenges and why it must take the lead in preparing our communities for emergencies.