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.
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.
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.
“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.”
Health insurance is here to stay for more than 6 million Americans.
Check out public health's reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in King v. Burwell, which saved health insurance for more than 6 million people.
APHA engaged in a national dialogue yesterday at the White House Public Health and Climate Change Summit. Learn what health leaders have to say in the face of climate change's troubling impacts on health.
A new report outlines the health impacts of climate change, noting that they could undermine the past 50 years in health gains. Read on to learn about the immediate response needed globally to tackle climate change's effects.
APHA’s Get Ready campaign spoke with Dr. Warren Friedman, senior advisor to the director at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes, to learn more about making safe homes.
This week, the House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee announced its fiscal year 2016 funding bill. It did not look good for public health.
Fifty years after a landmark public health victory handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court, Americans are not getting the reproductive health care they need, according to panelists at a Washington, D.C. briefing in June.
FDA won cheers from the public health community today in announcing its final determination that partially hydrogenated oil is no longer recognized as safe.