Public health advocates expressed deep disappointment in the Supreme Court's decision to stay implementation of the Clean Power Plan.
President Barack Obama announced his fiscal year 2017 budget yesterday, which APHA called a mixed bag of improved public health safeguards and harmful funding cuts.
The Obama administration Monday outlined a $1.8 billion plan to help prepare for, and respond to, the mosquito-borne virus, as health agencies raised their response.
You can protect yourself against Zika. Here's how, APIC's Jill Holdsworth tells APHA in its Get Ready podcast.
Yesterday, President Barack Obama proposed $1.1 billion in new mandatory funding to combat prescription opioid abuse.
Public health workers in the Americas and beyond are on alert, following evidence that Zika — a mosquito-borne virus that is spreading explosively across the region — may be linked to serious birth defects.
More people are dying on U.S. roads, according to early results, but there has been less legislative activity in passing state auto and highway safety laws.
A Senate committee unanimously approved legislation today to reauthorize our nation’s child nutrition programs, which include school breakfasts and lunches.
Setting “ambitious but achievable targets” to improve health and well-being, a new global strategy aims to serve as a road map to ending all preventable deaths among women, children and adolescents. Read more in this article from The Nation's Health newspaper.
If you were listening to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address last night, you heard a litany of refrains on health.
No one knows public health better than your community. Today, Plan4Health launched an online forum to make communities even smarter in their public health decision-making — and to help others do the same.
Public health advocates can agree that shootings are a huge health issue, but gun violence also indicates community-wide health issues. Read what researchers have to say in this article from the January 2016 issue of The Nation's Health.