Posts tagged "disparities"

April 11 news: State health disparities, welfare reform, Texas maternal mortality, PrEP in DC

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April 6 news: Neighborhood and ER visits, gun violence, E. coli in NJ, abortion and health, opioid Medicaid limits

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March 20 news: Heart health gap, Lassa fever, gun violence, Supreme Court abortion, low-nicotine cigarettes

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Feb. 23 news: Gun storage, air pollution disparities, vaping, LARCs, TRAP laws

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Dec. 8 news: Flu season soars, diphtheria among Rohingya, VA homeless vet funding, childbirth disparities, egg-based vaccine production

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Dec. 7 news: Birth control and breast cancer, opioid prescribing, cancer disparities, Alzheimer’s to double, 10 years of PHAB

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Nov. 17 news: Nicotine limits, dogs lower mortality, minorities and diabetes, state disparities

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Watch: David Satcher calls for narrowing disparities to become healthiest nation

Watch: David Satcher calls for narrowing disparities to become healthiest nation

Former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher talks to APHA TV and calls for engaging medical schools to achieve health equity.

August 9 news: Chemicals in drinking water, parasites, hypertension common in lower income countries

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.

June 28 news: Supreme Court protects abortion access, screening for suicide risk, Zika funding slows in the Senate

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

Feb. 16 news: 3D body parts, Baltimore health disparities, heart burn and dementia

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APHA’s Benjamin discusses disparities at The Atlantic Health Forum

APHA’s Benjamin discusses disparities at The Atlantic Health Forum

While we've seen improvements under the Affordable Care Act, health disparities persist. Health leaders and policymakers took up the conversation during The Atlantic Health Forum yesterday in Washington, D.C.