APHA strongly opposes the President's fiscal year 2018 budget request, which outlines a plan that shifts significant funds to defense programs and away from health agencies and services.
The Nation’s Health: Q&A with NIDDK’s Griffin Rodgers: Testing, education critical to preventing kidney disease
Griffin Rodgers, MD, MACP, director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, talks kidney disease risks and prevention.
Independent analysis shows 14 million Americans will lose health insurance next year under a plan proposed to replace the Affordable Care Act.
APHA's Get Ready campaign shows you how you can use the clock change as a reminder to check your preparedness stockpile.
Two 1 Billion Steps Challenge teams — Dent County Health Department in Missouri and Platt College School of Nursing in Aurora, Colorado — share their progress and reveal how their teams are leveraging the National Public Health Week challenge to promote health in their communities.
APHA’s Surili Patel discusses the role of energy in climate change and outlines action steps to reduce its impact.
The Trump administration's recent executive order on immigration and the withdrawl of protections for transgender students seek to limit human rights and create barriers to health equity.
The science is clear. Climate change is happening and it’s affecting our health. That was the convincing message delivered by a panel of experts presenting at last week’s Climate and Health Meeting in Atlanta, hosted by APHA and others.
Panelists at the Climate & Health Meeting discussed ways we can find solutions to climate change from low- and middle-income countries.
An afternoon session at the Climate & Health Meeting on “Protecting public health from climate-related threats: From science to practice in the United States” highlighted a wide variety of public health efforts in diverse settings.
Turning the tide against climate effects can be daunting. But during a series of special keynote addresses at the Climate & Health Meeting, leaders spoke about what’s being done to fight back against climate change.
Gore discussed the many health risks elevated by climate change in his keynote address at the Climate & Health Meeting, including food and nutrient scarcity.