Interview with Lise Van Sustern | APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo

– Psychiatrist Lisa Van Susteren is here right now talking about the mental health effects of climate change. So how does it impact mental well-being? – Oh, boy. How much time have you got? Everything that has to do with climate change is potentially harmful to the public health. If you look simply starting with…

GOP Raking In $ From Health Insurance Companies

Obama past this you know large that insurance reform and %uh we were told that that things will be okay and that now insurance companies actually half of it and that was part of our problem and they like the mandate and arrest the country doesn’t like it off the gas concerns that the two…

A Welcoming Place for Mental Health Treatment

Since 1867, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois has been a steadfast presence in people’s lives. As a statewide leader in providing human services, LSSI responds to and is present for people throughout their lifetime. Each year, with your support, we help nearly 70,000 people transform their lives. Here are just a few of their stories.…

Saving Lives and Reducing Stigma – Lake Cumberland District Health Department

(somber music) – In rural America and most especially in rural Kentucky, the inappropriate use of controlled substances, particularly opioids, has exploded. There are few if any families that haven’t been impacted by some family member fallen prey to opioid use disorder, and it’s impact both on those individual families and on public health is…

Health Care Overhaul Summarized Via MASSIVE PIG

Good morning, Hank. It’s Sunday. Yesterday, I was at the Indiana State Fair, and I got to see the world’s largest boar. He weighs more than eleven hundred pounds, and he can’t stand up because his body is too big for his tiny, little legs. And what, you ask, is the name of the world’s…

What are Forms 1095 A, B and C for Health Insurance? – TurboTax Tax Tip Video

Form 1095 details your 2015 health insurance coverage. 1095-A is for people with marketplace plans. You need this form to file your taxes. 1095-B and -C are for people with coverage through insurance companies, the government or their work. You don’t need this form to file. Just review for accuracy and keep for your files.…

Dr. Camara Jones Explains the Cliff of Good Health

I’m Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones, past president of the American Public Health Association. You may have heard the saying an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. When it comes to health and well-being, preserving health is always best, but there’s more to the story. Imagine that someone is walking along and–whoops!– they…

First Half of Q&A Session at Healthy People 2020 Launch

Thank you Dr. Kumanyika, now we’re going to begin with questions and answers and I think we may actually be starting with some of our 6,000-plus folks out there. Good morning, the first question we have, someone would like, Dr. Koh, for you to elaborate, how does Healthy People 2020 address health equity? Sure so…