Posts tagged "Barack Obama"

July 14 news: Obesity, Zika threat grows, Obama to sign opioid addiction bill

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 14, 2016.
President Obama appoints APHA’s Benjamin to key administration council

President Obama appoints APHA’s Benjamin to key administration council

President Barack Obama yesterday announced his intent to appoint APHA Executive Director Georges C. Benjamin, MD, to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council.
President Obama celebrates National Public Health Week with proclamation

President Obama celebrates National Public Health Week with proclamation

In recognition of National Public Health Week, President Barack Obama issued a proclamation recognizing the value public health workers deliver to our country every day.
APHA on president's FY 2017 budget: 'Mixed bag'

APHA on president’s FY 2017 budget: ‘Mixed bag’

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.
Obama touts public health in State of the Union

Obama touts public health in State of the Union

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.
APHA’s Benjamin: One of '100 most influential people in health care'

APHA’s Benjamin: One of ‘100 most influential people in health care’

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.
National Women’s Health Week: Find out how you can be healthy

National Women’s Health Week: Find out how you can be healthy

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.
11.4 million Americans sign up for health coverage through ACA Marketplace

11.4 million Americans sign up for health coverage through ACA Marketplace

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.
2015 State of the Union public health highlights: ACA, Ebola and more

2015 State of the Union public health highlights: ACA, Ebola and more

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.

Obama calls for expanded access to family, medical leave for US workers

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.
You can join US Ebola response right now

You can join US Ebola response right now

Yesterday, U.S. President Barack Obama announced “a major increase” in the nation’s response to Ebola. And you can help.
Bhatia: Raising minimum wage benefits ‘every social and behavioral health' issue

Bhatia: Raising minimum wage benefits ‘every social and behavioral health’ issue

California's proposal to raise its minimum wage will dramatically improve the state's overall health, says Rajiv Bhatia, MD, MPH.