News

These stories are courtesy of APHA’s Public Health Newswire

NPHW Proclamation

National Public Health Week starts today! To kick things off, President Obama issued a proclamation recognizing the value public health workers deliver to our country every day. Take a look! Learn more

July 31 news: Ebola vaccine, ACA, HPV vaccine

Check out today's public health news on Friday, July 31, 2015. Learn more

Medicare at 50: What does it look like now and in the future?

Today is the 50th anniversary of Medicare (along with Medicaid). Since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the program into legislation, Medicare — originally a basic insurance program — has transformed to provide quality coverage to 55 million Americans. Learn more

July 30 news: Medicare, prostate cancer, West Nile

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 30, 2015. Learn more

July 29 news: ACA benefiting millions, drought, e-cigarettes

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Learn more

APHA, reproductive health advocates support Planned Parenthood in letter to Congress

APHA, along with more than 90 organizations, signed onto a letter to House and Senate leadership in support of Planned Parenthood. Learn more

July 27 news: E-cigarettes, advice for new moms, breast cancer

Check out today's public health news on Monday, July 27, 2015. Learn more

Ebola: What does it look like a year later?

A year ago, the World Health Organization declared that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa met the definition of a “public health emergency of international concern.” Today, control of the disease remains a critical priority. Learn more

APHA Executive Director to Modern Healthcare: Medicaid expansion improves the nation’s health

Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Social Security Act of 1965 establishing the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Learn more

July 24 news: Salmonella in sushi, disability and poverty, obesity

Check out today's public health news on Friday, July 24, 2015. Learn more