Check out the latest in public health news for March 5, 2014.
Every day, each certified application consultant at Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic helps about a dozen families or residents navigate the new federal Health Insurance Marketplace. Visit The Nation’s Health for the full story.
In last night’s State of the Union address President Barack Obama briefly touched upon declining childhood obesity rates, climate change directives, gun violence prevention and immigration. When it came time to discuss health reform, the president was much more thorough.
The tagline of Families USA’s Health Action 2014 conference last week called for “making the promise real.” APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin spoke about the Affordable Care Act and health reform in nearly 20 radio interviews.
Sen. Tom Harkin urged colleagues to adopt the omnibus spending bill and spoke of a particular virtue of the measure — full allocation of the Prevention and Public Health Fund — and APHA's support of it.
When the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, it contained a long list of target dates. One of the most anticipated ones was January 2014. Read this article in full in the January 2014 edition of The Nation's Health, APHA's monthly newspaper.
Jan. 1, 2014, marked one of the busiest days in the Affordable Care Act’s three-and-a-half year history.
President Barack Obama spoke confidently Tuesday about the Affordable Care Act in addressing the struggles — and rejuvenation — of the Health Insurance Marketplace and its federal website, Healthcare.gov.
Citizenship, particularly for non-U.S. natives, largely determines a woman’s odds of having a mammogram and being screened for cervical and colorectal cancer, according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 141st Annual Meeting in Boston.
As provisions in the Affordable Care Act are implemented nationwide a 2007 Massachusetts health reform law has shown to improve access to care and health outcomes across racial and ethnic groups, according to research at the American Public Health Association’s 141st Annual Meeting in Boston.
Since its ballyhooed Oct. 1 rollout much has been said about the Health Insurance Marketplace. The more that’s said about it, the healthier all Americans will be.