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Gallup: Fewer American adults are uninsured thanks to ACA

Gallup: Fewer American adults are uninsured thanks to ACA

On April 16 research released by Gallup brought good news: Fewer American adults are uninsured than before.
APHA Executive Director Benjamin one of Modern Healthcare’s top minority leaders

APHA Executive Director Benjamin one of Modern Healthcare’s top minority leaders

On April 12 APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, was named one of Modern Healthcare’s 2014 top minority executives in health care.

April 15 news: APHA on federal public health funding and Keystone, regulating e-cigarettes

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
EPA, HHS leaders make case for action on air pollution, climate

EPA, HHS leaders make case for action on air pollution, climate

In a national call with health leaders, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Health Howard Koh underscored the need for continued action to protect the public from the dangers of air pollution.
Safety advocates warn against raising limits on truck size, weight

Safety advocates warn against raising limits on truck size, weight

A rise in fatalities and injuries caused by large truck crashes coupled with a push by industry for bigger and heavier trucks led U.S. leaders yesterday to warn against raising federal truck size limits.

APHA’s fourth annual Twitter chat to capture an array of perspectives on health

Join @PublicHealth, @NPHW and a host of other public health enthusiasts for National Public Health Week's yearly chat on all things public health, today from 2-3 p.m. EDT.
APHA members: Get out ahead

APHA members: Get out ahead

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here are a collection of vignettes promoting Wednesday’s theme, “Get out ahead.”

April 7 news: NPHW begins, childhood obesity costs, public health and non-vaccinators

Welcome to National Public Health Week! Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, April 7, 2014.

Health reform law targets dental care for kids, but gaps remain

Even though millions of Americans are joining the ranks of the insured and gaining access to affordable health care, access to oral health care is still expected to lag, according to a new report in the April 2014 issue of The Nation's Health.
APHA's Benjamin: ACA's fourth birthday worth celebrating

APHA’s Benjamin: ACA’s fourth birthday worth celebrating

The "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act" is now four years old and March 31 brings to a close the first major enrollment period of our nation's health reform law. And there is good reason to celebrate.

March 31 news: Video games and healthy snacks, Mass. opiate abuse, West Virginia water

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, March 31, 2014.
Sebelius: Get health coverage by March 31 deadline

Sebelius: Get health coverage by March 31 deadline

“If you or someone you care about does not have health care, it’s not too late to sign up for quality affordable coverage — but you’ll want to act today.”