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APHA strongly opposes latest effort to overturn Affordable Care Act

APHA strongly opposes latest effort to overturn Affordable Care Act

This is not a drill. The Senate aims to take another run at repealing the Affordable Care Act, and the clock is ticking.
Planning for better health: Indianapolis’ first-ever pedestrian plan

Planning for better health: Indianapolis’ first-ever pedestrian plan

A new Plan4Health case study, Indy WalkWays: More than a Pedestrian Plan, details a successful plan to increase walkability in Marion County.

Public health watching Senate and House HHS appropriations bills

Last week, the Senate Appropriations Committee released the contents of its bill to fund the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education in fiscal year 2018.
EPA reverses delay of ozone standard in a win for public health

EPA reverses delay of ozone standard in a win for public health

Reversing the decision to delay the new standards strengthens protections from smog-producing ozone and helps improve our nation’s health.
Crystal clear: Assuring our water is safe

Crystal clear: Assuring our water is safe

Newly updated resource brings water safety to the forefront of public health.
Join the environmental health conversation!

Join the environmental health conversation!

Investing in a robust environmental health system is crucial for equitable and accessible prevention of and response to emergencies.
New reference for a public health approach to emergencies

New reference for a public health approach to emergencies

APHA updates essential resource for public health disaster management.
APHA: CBO score again confirms House health plan is deeply flawed

APHA: CBO score again confirms House health plan is deeply flawed

Nonpartisan analysis from the Congressional Budget Office released today shows that 14 million Americans next year and 23 million by 2026 would lose health insurance under the American Health Care Act.
Thank you, Clean Air Act!

Thank you, Clean Air Act!

APHA and the American Lung Association hold congressional briefings on air quality, climate change and health.
Celebrate Bike to Work Day this Friday!

Celebrate Bike to Work Day this Friday!

Commute by bike to boost your health, savings and the environment.
Senate blocks repeal of methane rule in a public health win

Senate blocks repeal of methane rule in a public health win

The Senate failed today to repeal a rule that curbs methane leaks from oil and gas wells on public lands. APHA's Benjamin called it a victory for public health.
Communities working to improve their health, thanks to challenge

Communities working to improve their health, thanks to challenge

Now that its 50 grantees have been named and awarded, the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge is moving forward at full tilt, with new and existing programs beginning to thrive in communities across the country. Read more in this story from The Nation's Health.