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Prevention and Public Health Fund

Health Insurance Marketplace Lets Americans Choose Low-cost, Life-saving Health Benefits

Dr. Georges C. Benjamin | Posted 12.01.2013 | Politics
Dr. Georges C. Benjamin

Today is a momentous day in U.S. history, and a defining moment in our nation's health transformation. The Health Insurance Marketplace has officially opened for business.

The Bottom Line

T. Berry Brazelton, MD | Posted 12.26.2012 | Parents
T. Berry Brazelton, MD

How our nation treats its children reflects our societal values. Children can't vote. They depend on us -- parents, grandparents, pediatricians, teachers, and other child health advocates and professionals, to do right by them.

Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice: Eliminating Health Disparities

Jeffrey Levi | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics
Jeffrey Levi

All Americans should have the opportunity to lead long, healthy and productive lives. Yet one in two African-American and Hispanic-Latino children born this generation will develop type 2 diabetes as adults. This statistic is unacceptable because it is preventable.

Middle Class Health Sacrificed in Payroll Deal

Robert Ross | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics
Robert Ross

Alongside education and job growth, making disease prevention a priority in our health care system may be one of the most important investments we ca...

House Payroll Tax Vote Compromises Health

Larry_Cohen | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Larry_Cohen

Who turns down a $50 billion savings for the country? Who turns down the opportunity for better health for all Americans?

An Open Letter To President Obama About The Importance Of The Prevention And Public Health Fund

Robert Ross | Posted 06.11.2011 | Home
Robert Ross

I write to strongly urge you to stand firm in the face of attempts to eliminate or reduce the Prevention and Public Health Fund created by the Affordable Care Act.

Prevention Works

Judith S. Palfrey | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics
Judith S. Palfrey

It is time to look seriously at what health reform really means: putting into place inexpensive and effective interventions that have a positive impact on the health of all of our citizens.

Prevention Works: Affordable Care Act Is Already Building Health Where You Live

Larry_Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Larry_Cohen

As we celebrate the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act this week, we also mark a huge turning point in the way we think about health.

When it comes to health reform, Dr Tom Coburn: First, do no harm

Larry_Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Larry_Cohen

Community prevention is the essence of local control. It's about helping neighborhoods to work together with local businesses, community groups and ...

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Repeal

Larry_Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Larry_Cohen

The House is now in Republican hands. If our newly elected officials earnestly believe that, "The people's priorities will be our priorities. The peop...

The Johanns Amendment is Making Us Sick

Larry_Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry_Cohen

Sometimes people's choices show you a lot more about what they don't know than they know. That is certainly the case with the Johanns amendment, up fo...

Not in Sickness; in Health: How Health Reform could Start a Real Revolution

Larry_Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry_Cohen

While the nation still struggles to understand the impact and implementation of health reform, the Prevention and Public Health Fund—a barely n...