Public health stands firm: APHA Annual Meeting & Expo will rally around climate change

Public health stands firm: APHA Annual Meeting & Expo will rally around climate change

Register today for this year’s APHA Annual Meeting, Nov. 4-8 in Atlanta, Georgia, with a theme of “Climate Changes Health.”
What the president's budget request means for public health

What the president’s budget request means for public health

The White House today unveiled its proposal to fund the federal government for fiscal year 2018 to near-universal alarm among public health advocates.
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.
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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.

August 7 news: Bridging health disparities, loneliness as a public health threat, vaccines preventing ear infections

Check out today's public health news on Monday, August 7, 2017.

August 4 news: GOP states move to cut Medicaid, protein deficiency from carbon emissions, developing food allergies

Check out today's public health news on Friday, August 4, 2017.

August 3 news: EPA reverses course on ozone rule, Zika transmission in Florida, opioid fraud detection program

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, August 3, 2017.

August 2 news: Obamacare subsidies, Surgeon general speaks on gun violence, Gonorrhea on the rise, FDA plans to reduce nicotine limits

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

August 1 news: Over a third of US adults prescribed opioids, air pollution deaths on rise, evaluated readiness for global pandemics

Check out today's public health news for August 1, 2017.

July 31 news: Trump threatens ending Obamacare payments, binge drinking and teenagers, perfect storm superbug

Check out today's public health news for Monday, July 31, 2017.

July 28 news: Senate rejects Obamacare repeal, FDA cuts nicotine levels in cigarettes, Hepatitis drugs become more affordable

Check out today's public health news on Friday, July 28, 2017.
Safe Produce for a Sustainable System

Safe Produce for a Sustainable System

Rules that improve the overall safety of our food system help protect the public health from climate change effects.

July 26 news: “Skinny repeal” of ACA, medical costs for transgender service members, Zika found in Texas

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 27, 2017.

July 26 news: Senate rejects ACA repeal, type 2 diabetes in children, CTE in football players

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.
Supporting farmers to ensure food security in the face of climate change

Supporting farmers to ensure food security in the face of climate change

 The US needs to encourage diversity of crops and ensure resilience in the face of climate change.