Paid sick leave. Reproductive care. Climate change. Ebola. And of course, the Affordable Care Act. President Barack Obama highlighted key public health issues last night in his 2015 State of the Union address last night.
Find out more about the Obama administration's initiatives to make health and well-being a top priority for workers and their families in the U.S.
Yesterday, U.S. President Barack Obama announced “a major increase” in the nation’s response to Ebola. And you can help.
California's proposal to raise its minimum wage will dramatically improve the state's overall health, says Rajiv Bhatia, MD, MPH.
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate voted 78-17 to confirm Sylvia Burwell as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Burwell will replace former HHS leader Kathleen Sebelius, who announced her resignation on April 10.
If approved U.S. President Barack Obama’s 2015 fiscal year budget request will again reduce discretionary funding for the Health Resources and Services Administration.
U.S. President Barack Obama’s 2015 fiscal year budget request mixes good and bad news for public health, says Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden.
With his fiscal year 2015 budget proposal yesterday U.S. President Barack Obama announced some targeted investments in public health but overall funding for core programs was “disappointing,” according to APHA.
With its move to end sales of tobacco products in its 7,600 stores by Oct. 1, CVS Caremark sent shock waves through the nation.
Following an uphill battle in Congress, the U.S. Senate confirmed Gina McCarthy as the 13th administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday in a 59-40 vote.
What is climate change? Laura Anderko, one of three APHA members awarded Tuesday at the White House for her public health work, answered boldly.
Citing a moral imperative to create a healthier planet with a stable environment for future generations, President Barack Obama laid out his vision for reducing climate change before environment and health advocates at Georgetown University on Tuesday.