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Ebola: What does it look like a year later?

Ebola: What does it look like a year later?

A year ago, the World Health Organization declared that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa met the definition of a “public health emergency of international concern.” Today, control of the disease remains a critical priority.
APHA, safety advocates decry transportation bill

APHA, safety advocates decry transportation bill

Last week the Senate Commerce Committee passed the Comprehensive Transportation and Consumer Protection Act, which was incorporated into the larger transportation reauthorization legislation.
APHA on gun violence: ‘This is about how we keep people alive and safe’

APHA on gun violence: ‘This is about how we keep people alive and safe’

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, talked with British television program ITV News last week to discuss U.S. gun violence and why it's a public health issue.

AJPH research addresses obesity, kindergarten social skills and LGBT biases in health care

Did you catch the latest public health findings from the American Journal of Public Health? Read on to hear the latest and check out what media outlets had to say about the new research.
APHA webinar: The ACA after King v. Burwell

APHA webinar: The ACA after King v. Burwell

Last week APHA hosted a webinar to discuss how King v. Burwell, which kept tax credits available to individuals who purchased health insurance on the federal government's exchange, will affect the our nation’s health moving forward.
APHA releases new health systems transformation guide

APHA releases new health systems transformation guide

APHA has long championed the many ways the Affordable Care Act can improve public health. But how does the public health community turn the law’s potential into better health outcomes?
The Nation’s Health (Storify): 3 things to help you make a safe splash

The Nation’s Health (Storify): 3 things to help you make a safe splash

Summer is a great time to relax and cool off in the pool. Here are some tips to enjoy the water while staying safe.
What does health care look like after King v. Burwell?

What does health care look like after King v. Burwell?

On June 25 the Supreme Court issued a 6-3 decision in favor of the administration in King v. Burwell. Moving forward, what does this decision mean for public health?
HHS: New resource for people with multiple chronic conditions

HHS: New resource for people with multiple chronic conditions

More than one in four Americans have multiple chronic conditions. Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released material specifically for them — and the people who care for them.
Get Ready: Prepare your community for a disaster with CERT training

Get Ready: Prepare your community for a disaster with CERT training

Learn about the importance of CERT training for emergency preparedness with APHA's Mighty Fine, MPH, deputy director of APHA’s Center for Professional Development, Public Health Systems and Partnerships.

Supreme Court rules against EPA toxic air standard

The Supreme Court ruled to block the EPA's toxic air standard stating that the EPA did not consider costs before planning its implementation. Read on to learn about the impacts this could have on health.
USAID briefing: Everyone should have access to clean water

USAID briefing: Everyone should have access to clean water

“The issue is not food, the issue is not shelter — the issue is water,” said Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, last week at a briefing in Washington, D.C. “Water is life, for us in America and for people in other countries. In 2015, people throughout the world should have access to clean water.”