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.
Congress passed the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act last week. Find out how this new budget affects our nation's health.
Dec. 12 news: House passes spending bill, transgender insurance coverage, mental health in Newtown, Conn.
Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Dec. 12, 2014.
Yesterday, U.S. President Barack Obama announced “a major increase” in the nation’s response to Ebola. And you can help.
The cost of inactivity in the U.S. is high, from chronic conditions such as obesity to rising health care costs.
This week, Congress is expected to vote on a revision to the long-debated farm bill, which includes improvements and cuts to federal nutrition programs, Learn more about the bill's latest revisions and how it impacts public health.
Today at 12:01 a.m. EDT, the U.S. federal government partially shut down as Congress failed to pass federal spending bills for fiscal year 2014. APHA answers four public health questions in light of the government shutdown.
Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy isn’t afraid to open up about mental health, or Suicide Prevention Month.
APHA rolled out its newest public health infographic today to amplify a continuing drumbeat around public health’s major contributions to the fight against HIV/AIDS in the U.S.