Posts tagged "HHS"
Q&A with HHS’ Don Wright: Public health can promote healthy aging

Q&A with HHS’ Don Wright: Public health can promote healthy aging

America’s population is getting older, with seniors projected to outnumber children for the first time by 2035. We discussed the challenges this presents along with the upcoming Healthy Aging Summit with APHA member and HHS Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Don Wright.

March 6 news: Yellow fever, FL gun control, HHS civil rights office, HPV oral cancer

Check out today’s public health news on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

Feb. 22 news: Nasal flu vaccine, black lung, Indian Health Service nominee withdraws, mass shootings and public health

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.

Feb. 21 news: Health care is a right in Oregon, vaccine crackdown, kratom salmonella, NY smoking decline

Check out today’s public health news on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.

Jan. 30 news: E-cigarette dangers, HHS Sec. Azar sworn in, flu season, adenovirus

Check out today’s public health news on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.

Jan. 25 news: HHS Secretary confirmed, flu season, cigarette risk, PEPFAR effective

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018.

Jan. 18 news: HHS conscience division, public health and government shutdown, drunk driving deaths

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.

Nov. 14 news: HHS Secretary pick, blood pressure guidelines, hepatitis C in San Francisco, soda consumption down

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017.

Public health watching Senate and House HHS appropriations bills

Last week, the Senate Appropriations Committee released the contents of its bill to fund the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education in fiscal year 2018.
House Labor-HHS funding measure ‘falls far short,’ says APHA

House Labor-HHS funding measure ‘falls far short,’ says APHA

Funding levels for public health hang in the balance as House appropriators last week set their first spending mark for next year.
APHA: 2017 Labor-HHS bill has positives but cuts vital funding

APHA: 2017 Labor-HHS bill has positives but cuts vital funding

APHA called the fiscal year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services funding bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday a necessary step forward in the process, but bemoaned more cuts to federal public health agencies.
Q&A with Karen DeSalvo: Transforming and sustaining public health

Q&A with Karen DeSalvo: Transforming and sustaining public health

In a conversation with Public Health Newswire, HHS Acting Assistant Secretary for Health Karen DeSalvo shared how health is not merely the goal, but an "enabler" of nationwide quality-of-life improvements.