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February 1, 2017 10:36 AMCategory: Health Equity

January Health News



Each month we’ll highlight a few news stories from around the nation related to nutrition, physical activity and chronic disease.

Please see below for select stories from January:



January 3: Gun violence should be treated as a public health crisis, study says

January 4: APHA to Congress: We oppose repeal of Affordable Care Act

January 10: The truth about vaccines, autism, and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s conspiracy theory

January 10: Walking in America remains dangerous – especially in Florida

January 12: Obesity-linked diagnoses on the rise among kids and teens

January 18: Higher risk of heart disease for blacks in poorer neighborhoods

January 18: Anthony Iton talks education as key determinant of health

January 19: If Obamacare dies, cities will feel it

January 24: Price refuses to promise no one will lose coverage under Trump’s Obamacare order

January 25: Global gag rule will cause more abortions, not fewer, groups say

January 27: APHA Storify: American health at risk from Affordable Care Act repeal

January 27: APHA, Gore fill gap left by canceled climate and health conference

January 31: What could be the final Obamacare enrollment period ends tonight

January 26: Clinics for World’s Vulnerable Brace for Trump’s Anti-Abortion Cuts

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