Navigation Links
APHA Says Investing in Healthy People and Communities Can Help Create a Healthy Economy
Date:1/28/2008

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In anticipation of President Bush's final State of the Union address this evening, the American Public Health Association (APHA) today outlines measures that should be undertaken this year to protect our nation's health in light of the significant challenges posed by an unstable economy, the growing health care crisis and very real public health consequences of climate change.

APHA calls on the president and Congress to:

-- Increase access to health care. APHA urges the administration to work to ensure that each individual has access to quality and affordable health care. APHA calls on the administration to reverse course and strengthen Medicare, Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program, as well as make a commitment to providing comprehensive coverage for the 47 million Americans who lack health insurance.

-- Strengthen vital public health agencies and programs. APHA calls for our leaders to continue our wise investments in public health agencies and programs that keep our communities safe and enable our health security by: ensuring our water is safe to drink, our food is safe to eat and our air is safe to breathe, and protecting us from unsafe consumer products. These agencies and programs serve as a safety net against a range of public health threats from poor nutrition to emerging infectious diseases that can become worse during difficult economic times.

-- Commit to addressing sound environmental policies to protect the health of Americans and their communities. We urge the administration to join scientists and leaders around the world in recognizing the threat that climate change poses to our nation's health. The United States needs to invest now in appropriate mitigation and adaptation strategies and ensure that the nation's public health infrastructure is prepared to address the health effects of climate change. The administration should also support the ongo
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Public Health Association
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Eating Healthy in the New Year? American Express Tastemakers Dish on the Top San Francisco Restaurants for Grabbing a Healthy Bite
2. A good fight may keep you and your marriage healthy
3. Embryonic Stem Cells Create Healthy Muscle in Mice
4. Queen Latifah Brings in the New Year with a Healthy Resolution
5. Glory Foods Receives Heart Healthy Certification
6. Families Encouraged to Enjoy Healthy Kids Fest January 12 at the Blue Cross RiverRink
7. A healthy smile may promote a healthy heart
8. New Poll Announces Link Between Friends and Family Influence and a Healthy Lifestyle
9. The Healthy Monday Movement Offers a Unique New Years Idea to All Americans
10. Discovery Healths Fifth Annual National Body Challenge Takes a Stand Against Obesity by Offering the Keys to Adopting a Healthy, Active Lifestyle
11. Looking For Some Sweet and Healthy Stocking Stuffers?
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/18/2015)... (PRWEB) April 18, 2015 Carinsurancehints.com has released ... insurance plans that offer financial protection against fire damage. ... will pay benefits in case their vehicle is set intentionally ... vandalism caused by rioting or by other things. , ... quotes on a single website http://www.carinsurancehints.com/ , in ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... has released a new blog post explaining the impact ... . , Drivers who live in states that ... pay more for auto insurance plans that provide comprehensive ... protection against vehicle theft. , Affordable auto insurance ... website: http://lowcostcarinsuranceprice.com/ . Drivers who own expensive ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... (PRWEB) April 18, 2015 More than ... sale now at TheCelebrityDresses.com, the #1 online store carrying ... ongoing many girls have got their perfect dresses for ... the celebrity fashion prom dresses at TheCelebrityDresses.com would be ... designed more than 2000 prom dresses inspired by the ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... 18, 2015 French physician and gastronome ... choices when he uttered, “Tell me what you eat, ... food to cope with stress or sadness has often ... indicates otherwise. Data collected from their Emotional ... to emotional eating, but for different reasons. , Collecting ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) April 17, 2015 ... plastic surgeon Dr. Kevin Sadati of the ... one of Orange County’s top beauty experts. The ... and neck lift, facial stem cell fat grafting, eyelid ... approach to facial plastic surgery has resulted ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Online Auto Insurance Quotes For Plans That Cover Fire Damages! 2Health News:High Rates Of Car Theft Can Have An Impact on Auto Insurance Prices! 2Health News:Prom Dresses 2015 on Sale at TheCelebrityDresses.com 2Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 2Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 3Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 4Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 5Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 6Health News:Orange County Facial Plastic Surgeon Featured in Premier Magazine Focused on Beauty 2Health News:Orange County Facial Plastic Surgeon Featured in Premier Magazine Focused on Beauty 3
... now get treated on their way to office or back ... Liverpool Street and Manchester Piccadilly train stations//. This patient ... can be availed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ... possible if not for the request of the general public, ...
... effective anti-depressant is also found to interact with immune ... mechanism of serotonin inhibitors on human health//. ... Georgetown University Medical center have found that SSRI (Selective ... an effective antidepressant by passing between the neurons ...
... of melanoma among the Hispanic population of California. In a ... CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the ... cancer- is of the thicker variety, meaning that it has ... melanoma is by far a minor percentage of all skin ...
... revealed that those women who use vaginal washes run a higher ... of ten years was led by Scott McClelland. The women who ... As many as 1,270 Kenyan women were examined during the course ... women who reported that they washed with soap were four times ...
... the lymph nodes also, according to a recent research, led ... immune response. // ,The dreaded disease is ... and the immature parasites travel to the animal's liver. Once ... liver cells and infect red blood cells, beginning the onset ...
... that faith healing and special diets also serve to heal ... research // which studied as many as 2,337 patients who ... the life of 25 people for a period of five ... ,Dr Macmanus said that the data showed that a chance ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Invasive Skin Cancer On The Rise in Hispanics 2Health News:Malaria Can Develop In Lymph Nodes Also 2
(Date:4/17/2015)... ASSESS shows   plasma circulating tumour DNA ... to tumour biopsy   IGNITE supports value ...   AstraZeneca today presented results from two key ... testing for epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation status in ... in clinical practice. [ 1 ] , ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... DETROIT , April 17, 2015  In ... poverty, the infant mortality rate is two and one half ... live births. Nearly 6 of 10 infants that die in ... care.  These are sobering statistics that Covenant Community Care, a ... Metro Detroit, is poised to change thanks to a charitable ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... 17, 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Medical Oxygen Systems - Global Strategic Business Report" ... the worldwide markets for Medical Oxygen Systems in US$ ... Systems, Oxygen Cylinders & Regulators, and Oxygen Conserving Devices. ... Canada , Japan ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:"Real World" Data Support Use of Blood Test for EGFR Mutation in Advanced NSCLC 2"Real World" Data Support Use of Blood Test for EGFR Mutation in Advanced NSCLC 3"Real World" Data Support Use of Blood Test for EGFR Mutation in Advanced NSCLC 4Covenant Community Care to Receive Donated SONIMAGE P3 Handheld Ultrasound from Konica Minolta Medical Imaging 2Covenant Community Care to Receive Donated SONIMAGE P3 Handheld Ultrasound from Konica Minolta Medical Imaging 3Covenant Community Care to Receive Donated SONIMAGE P3 Handheld Ultrasound from Konica Minolta Medical Imaging 4Medical Oxygen Systems - 2015 Global Strategic Business Report Featuring Leading Players, Caire, Invacare & Philips Respironics 2
... Calif., March 13 Raven,biotechnologies, inc., a privately ... monoclonal antibody therapeutics (MAbs) for cancer,today announced that ... RAV12, its lead,clinical product, in combination with gemcitabine ... The Phase 2 Pancreatic Cancer Study will ...
... Eli Lilly and Company,(NYSE: LLY ), strongly ... by the Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal,in a ... tone and content of the release is a ... to treat a life-threatening disease.,Specifically, the news release ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Raven Announces Initiation of a RAV12 Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer 2Raven Announces Initiation of a RAV12 Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer 3Statement from Eli Lilly and Company: Response to Connecticut Attorney General News Release 2Statement from Eli Lilly and Company: Response to Connecticut Attorney General News Release 3Statement from Eli Lilly and Company: Response to Connecticut Attorney General News Release 4
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: