APHA affiliates to work with coalitions, utilizing grants through Plan4Health, to combat lack of physical activity and nutritious foods.
Michael Botticelli, the new director of national drug control policy, discussed our nation's drug use epidemic in a meeting with APHA members.
While we've seen improvements under the Affordable Care Act, health disparities persist. Health leaders and policymakers took up the conversation during The Atlantic Health Forum yesterday in Washington, D.C.
Mary Wakefield, administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, has been named acting deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She becomes second in command at the agency.
Daylights savings time began yesterday — and the biannual clock change is a perfect reminder to update, or create, your emergency stockpile before a health emergency occurs.
Check out the top 10 #DontTakeMyCare tweets in a Twitter chat on the U.S. Supreme Court Case, King v. Burwell.
Reducing health care-associated infections remains a challenge, as reported in the March 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.
Affordable health nationwide is at stake today as oral arguments begin in King v. Burwell, the U.S. Supreme Court case that threatens the Affordable Care Act and entire U.S. health system.
One day before the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in King v. Burwell, APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, championed the Affordable Care Act during Families USA's annual Radio Row.
One in four nonsmokers, or 58 million Americans, is exposed to secondhand smoke. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted a Facebook chat on its "unequal" dangers, led by Brian King, senior scientific advisor for epidemiology in CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health.
The Affordable Care Act is working “a little better than anticipated,” as U.S. President Barack Obama announced this week, for 11.4 million reasons.
How did your state’s lawmakers vote on the most important public health issues last year? The Nation’s Health, APHA’s monthly newspaper, has the answers for you.