Posts tagged "immigration"

Feb. 15 news: Gun violence, teen vaping, flu tracker, Olympic norovirus

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018.

Jan. 8 news: Police violence and public health, overdose deaths, flu, immigration and health

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Jan. 8, 2018.

Sept. 7 news: Stroke deaths on the rise, women’s sleep loss, DACA health effects, EPA staff cuts

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, September 7, 2017.

APHA reaffirms commitment to health and human rights for all

The Trump administration's recent executive order on immigration and the withdrawl of protections for transgender students seek to limit human rights and create barriers to health equity.
Obama highlights ACA in 2014 State of the Union address

Obama highlights ACA in 2014 State of the Union address

In last night’s State of the Union address President Barack Obama briefly touched upon declining childhood obesity rates, climate change directives, gun violence prevention and immigration. When it came time to discuss health reform, the president was much more thorough.

Study: US non-citizens less likely to receive cancer screenings than US born, naturalized citizens

Citizenship, particularly for non-U.S. natives, largely determines a woman’s odds of having a mammogram and being screened for cervical and colorectal cancer, according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 141st Annual Meeting in Boston.

Immigration bill has public health impact

As immigration reform picks up momentum on Capitol Hill this week, health advocates are calling on Congress to consider public health consequences of certain provisions included in the sweeping legislation.