Despite a challenging year for APHA and other advocates, a number of measures were advanced in 2016 that will improve the health of all Americans.
In the past 24 hours, both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives voted to pass legislation that included $1.1 billion in funding to combat the ongoing Zika epidemic through fiscal year 2017. Photo by Wally Gobetz, courtesy Flickr
Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016.
Public health isn’t alone in the fight against Zika.
Congress is back in Washington today, and it returns to an urgent need to act on the Zika virus infection. More urgent than ever, in fact.
Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 21, 2016.
Today marks the beginning of Congress' seven-week recess without any dedicated funding to protect Americans from the Zika virus infection.
This summer, tell Congress why strong investments in public health are necessary for the U.S. to create the healthiest nation in one generation.
The Raise the Wage Act, which would increase the minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $12 by 2020, has undeniable public health implications.
How did your state’s lawmakers vote on the most important public health issues last year? The Nation’s Health, APHA’s monthly newspaper, has the answers for you.
Here are 10 things we should do this year to make the U.S. a healthier nation in 2015.
Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014.