Posts tagged "NIH"

June 13th news: 9/11 Victims’ fund, social security, LGBTQ mental health and humanitarian health at the border

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, June 13th, 2019
Q&A with All of Us Research Program's Kelly Gebo

Q&A with All of Us Research Program’s Kelly Gebo

Kelly Gebo, MD, MPH, chief medical and scientific officer with the All of Us Research Program at the National Institutes of Health, discusses the landmark initiative and its significance for improving health research and outcomes.
Wanted: 1 million people to help transform precision medicine

Wanted: 1 million people to help transform precision medicine

The National Institutes of Health is working to transform the status quo in biomedical research. Learn more in this story from The Nation's Health, APHA's award-winning newspaper.
APHA, NACCHO join NIH to launch All of Us Research Program

APHA, NACCHO join NIH to launch All of Us Research Program

We all want to live long, healthy lives. A new, large-scale research program hopes to get us to that goal.

April 26 news: New blood test, sea level rise, E. coli outbreak, Legionnaires’ in NY, NIH alcohol

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, April 26, 2018.

April 2 news: National Public Health Week, vaping in schools, folic acid and autism, blood pressure and miscarriage, NIH alcohol funding

Check out today’s public health news on Monday, April 2, 2018.

Jan. 22 news: Government shutdown and public health, flu season, medical cost and income inequality, e-cigarettes

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Jan. 22, 2018.
APHA supports request for Zika funding

APHA supports request for Zika funding

The Obama administration Monday outlined a $1.9 billion plan to help prepare for, and respond to, the mosquito-borne virus, as health agencies raised their response.

Climate science helps public health community prepare

Natural disasters took a massive toll on the U.S. last year, with Hurricane Sandy damages totaling nearly $50 billion and eastern thunderstorms in July leaving nearly 4 million homes and businesses without power. But the lasting impact of extreme weather and its effect on health moving forward may depend on researchers and health officials.