News

These stories are courtesy of APHA’s Public Health Newswire

Message from President Barack Obama recognizing National Public Health Week

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Contemporary vs. classic: APHA Book Club Facebook chat

On Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. EDT, APHA’s “Annual Meeting Book Club” will merge old school and new school. Learn more

July 21 news: Carbon rules, HIV diagnoses down, powdered caffeine

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, July 21, 2014. Learn more

July 18 news: Chikungunya in Florida, HIV deaths, contraceptives

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, July 18, 2014. Learn more

Health Insurance Marketplace: What did we learn?

In a briefing last week, Alliance for Health Reform and The Commonwealth Fund discussed outcomes from the six-month open-enrollment of the Health Insurance Marketplace. Learn more

The Nation’s Health: CDC anthrax exposure

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention caused a stir this summer when it announced that more than 80 of its employees might have been exposed to anthrax. Learn more

July 17 news: CDC on Congress, stem cells, health and sexual orientation

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, July 17, 2014. Learn more

Americans share personal struggles caused by public health cuts

A new report from the Coalition for Health Funding reveals more than data of public health budget losses, focusing more on the human element of the consequences. Learn more

APHA supports Sen. Durbin provision to end tobacco discounts at DoD

Should tobacco use be encouraged for members of the U.S. military through reduced prices? While the Department of Defense debates the question this week, APHA and other anti-tobacco advocates say, “No.” Learn more

July 15 news: Health care change, best hospitals, drug assault

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Learn more