A first-of-its-kind guide to emergency preparedness was released yesterday in Washington, D.C., measuring our nation’s readiness.
President Barack Obama spoke confidently Tuesday about the Affordable Care Act in addressing the struggles — and rejuvenation — of the Health Insurance Marketplace and its federal website, Healthcare.gov.
For the 34 million people living with HIV, Dec. 1 means more than honoring lives already lost to one of the deadliest pandemics in history. World AIDS Day is about preventing and ultimately eradicating AIDS, and building off the health achievements that are already bringing us closer.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review a provision in the Affordable Care Act that guarantees free preventive coverage, including contraceptive care, in nearly all private insurance plans.
When disaster happens, whether it’s close to home or far away, it can spark many emotions. Learn how you can better cope and respond to the devastation in the Philippines while also preparing for emergency at home.
The White House announced Thursday that President Barack Obama intends to nominate Vivek Hallegere Murthy, co-founder and president of Doctors for America and a Boston-area physician, to be the nation's next surgeon general.
In a report released today by NDD United and sponsored by APHA, the stories of real people explain how sequestration has made the nation’s people sicker, poorer and less secure.
The rate of uninsured Americans held steady in 2012, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data, but public health advocates expect numbers to drop dramatically as more people gain insurance under the Affordable Care Act in the coming year.
For 1 billion people worldwide with significant physical or mental disabilities the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, or CRPD, represents a chance to enjoy the highest possible standard of health and wellbeing.
Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013.
As the third week of the government shutdown begins, public health’s workforce is increasingly strained to provide vital services with graver threats looming ahead.
Since its ballyhooed Oct. 1 rollout much has been said about the Health Insurance Marketplace. The more that’s said about it, the healthier all Americans will be.