News

These stories are courtesy of APHA’s Public Health Newswire

Presidential Proclamation NPHW 2016

President Obama has issued a proclamation recognizing the value of public health and its importance in ensuring happy and healthy lives for generations to come. Learn more

Don’t miss this year’s Annual Meeting opening speaker: Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards via APHA

Richards will embrace the meeting theme: “ensuring the right to health.” Learn more

June 30 news: heart disease, worry over Zika, improving cancer treatments

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, June 30, 2016. Learn more

Congress fails to fund Zika response, APHA dismayed

APHA issued a strong rebuke to Congress yesterday for failing to pass legislation that properly addresses the Zika outbreak — without cutting funding for other important public health priorities. Learn more

June 29 news: Scientists push for Zika research, privacy in family health insurance, lead in water

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Learn more

Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion restrictions

The U. S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas law Monday that imposed unnecessary restrictions on facilities and clinicians at reproductive health clinics and blocked access to abortion for women across the state. Learn more

June 28 news: Supreme Court protects abortion access, screening for suicide risk, Zika funding slows

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Learn more

June 28 news: Supreme Court protects abortion access, screening for suicide risk, Zika funding slows

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Learn more

June 28 news: Supreme Court protects abortion access, screening for suicide risk, Zika funding slows

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Learn more

June 27 news: National HIV Testing Day, Zika, chocolate

Check out today's public health news on Monday, June 27, 2016. Learn more