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Feb. 9 news: Life expectancy drop, spending deal, flu preparedness, Chile food regulations

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, Feb. 9, 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.
Zika link to birth defects underscores funding urgency

Zika link to birth defects underscores funding urgency

A new conclusion linking the Zika virus to microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects gives added urgency to the need for emergency funding.
HRSA leaders discuss budget outlook

HRSA leaders discuss budget outlook

Administrators from the Health Resources and Services Administration met at APHA to discuss what impact the president's fiscal year 2017 budget request would have on HRSA's programs and services.
Wakefield named acting deputy secretary at HHS

Wakefield named acting deputy secretary at HHS

Mary Wakefield, administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, has been named acting deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She becomes second in command at the agency.
HRSA outlines funding request in president’s budget

HRSA outlines funding request in president’s budget

Following President Obama’s fiscal year 2016 budget request, a panel of Health Resources and Services Administration administrators met at APHA to discuss the agency’s plans to deploy the budget in the coming year.
HRSA leaders talk reduced budget, Affordable Care Act deadline

HRSA leaders talk reduced budget, Affordable Care Act deadline

If approved U.S. President Barack Obama’s 2015 fiscal year budget request will again reduce discretionary funding for the Health Resources and Services Administration.

President’s 2015 budget ‘disappointing’ for public health

With his fiscal year 2015 budget proposal yesterday U.S. President Barack Obama announced some targeted investments in public health but overall funding for core programs was “disappointing,” according to APHA.
HRSA offers Americans $25,000 with ACA challenge

HRSA offers Americans $25,000 with ACA challenge

A new contest seeks to improve women's knowledge of the Affordable Care Act, since they make most family health decisions.
AIDS, health advocates support stronger HRSA funding

AIDS, health advocates support stronger HRSA funding

They’re more than 175 organizations strong and represent millions of health professionals, educators and consumers — but why are they “Friends of the Health Resources and Services Administration?”
HRSA chief looks forward on budget deliberations

HRSA chief looks forward on budget deliberations

Against a backdrop of tough fiscal constraints, Mary Wakefield, chief administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, came to APHA to discuss the impact the White House budget proposal will have on the agency looking forward to next year.