HAP's Latest News

May 18, 2023

Measuring the Toll of U.S. Health Disparities

The economic burden of health disparities in the U.S. “remains unacceptably high” and has been increasing in recent years, according to a new study released this week.

May 12, 2023

FDA Revises Blood Donation Restrictions

The FDA this week finalized recommendations to assess who can donate blood, calling for the use of risk-based questions for every donor, regardless of gender or sexual orientation.

May 10, 2023

Addressing a Nationwide Physician Shortage

Federal lawmakers in both houses have introduced HAP-supported legislation that would bolster the physician workforce, adding 14,000 Medicare-supported residency positions in the next seven years.

May 09, 2023

A Health Advisory for Teens and Social Media

For the first time, the American Psychological Association (APA) has released a health advisory on safe social media use for children and the training they need to be healthy online.

May 08, 2023

Celebrate National Hospital Week in Your Community

This week, HAP, the American Hospital Association (AHA), and organizations throughout the nation are celebrating the outstanding work of hospital teams to improve the health of our patients and communities.

May 05, 2023

WHO Declares End of COVID-19 Global Health Emergency

In a “moment of celebration,” the World Health Organization (WHO) today declared the end of the COVID-19 global health emergency, urging nations to shift their focus to the long-term management of the virus.

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