Between U.S. Supreme Court justices and the Food and Drug Administration’s chief officer, APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, has again been recognized as one of health care’s foremost leaders.
Find out how Miss Universe, Dear Abby, a WNBA star and the co-founder of “The Foundation to Increase Awesome” are supporting National Women’s Health Week.
The Affordable Care Act is working “a little better than anticipated,” as U.S. President Barack Obama announced this week, for 11.4 million reasons.
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.