This summer APHA is once again empowering its members, Affiliates and other health advocates to make their voices heard on critical public health issues through its annual Public Health ACTion, or PHACT, Campaign.
Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, August 1, 2014.
The Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax Act, called the SWEET Act, discourages excessive consumption of "empty-calorie" beverages and raises funds for vital public health programs, research and nutrition education.
Health equity is one of APHA’s foundational values. Yesterday, it became the centerpiece of a proposed federal law.
Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, July 31, 2014.
This week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is hosting public hearings for its Clean Power Plan, which proposed the first-ever nationwide carbon-emissions limits for existing power plants.
Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Check out today's public health news for Monday, July 28, 2014.
As part of the summer's Public Health ACTion campaign, this week, APHA gathered tips from a media savvy Google Hangout panel. Find out what the experts had to say to help public health enthusiasts improve their media advocacy skills.
The full Senate last considered the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, or CRPD, in 2012, falling five votes short of the two-thirds supermajority vote required.
Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Yesterday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled to weaken federal funding mandated by the Affordable Care Act. Then the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Richmond, Va., ruled the opposite.