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The Nation's Health: US charting new path to combat growing antibiotic resistance

The Nation’s Health: US charting new path to combat growing antibiotic resistance

An action plan sets goals for reducing antibiotic-resistant disease and antibiotic misuse, as reported in the May 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.
The Nation's Health: Budget calls for end to sequestration, boosts for public health programs

The Nation’s Health: Budget calls for end to sequestration, boosts for public health programs

Check out President Barack Obama's federal budget proposal for public health in the March 2015 edition of The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
The Nation’s Health: Raising minimum wage good for public health, not just wallets

The Nation’s Health: Raising minimum wage good for public health, not just wallets

Check out the public health benefits of raising minimum wage in March 2015 edition of The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
APHA Annual Meeting Blog: Download the APHA Annual Meeting mobile app!

APHA Annual Meeting Blog: Download the APHA Annual Meeting mobile app!

For the third year in a row, meeting attendees can download the APHA Annual Meeting mobile app for easy access to all the information related to the Annual Meeting, including the massive meeting program.
The Nation's Health: APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans

The Nation’s Health: APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans

Read more about APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans in The Nation's Health November/December 2014 issue.
The Nation's Health: How can messaging influence health behaviors?

The Nation’s Health: How can messaging influence health behaviors?

A young man walks up to a convenience store counter and asks for a pack of cigarettes. He throws some money on the counter, but the cashier says, “That’s not enough.”

The Nation’s Health: Work to join public health, primary care moves ahead

Public health workers and primary care physicians may work toward the same goal — healthier people — but bringing the two fields together is not a simple task. Just ask Catherine McLaughlin.
Looking back, moving forward as APHA heads to New Orleans

Looking back, moving forward as APHA heads to New Orleans

Bittersweet. That’s one way to describe getting ready for APHA’s 142nd Annual Meeting & Exposition in New Orleans, marking the Association's first return to the city since before Hurricane Katrina.

Health reform law targets dental care for kids, but gaps remain

Even though millions of Americans are joining the ranks of the insured and gaining access to affordable health care, access to oral health care is still expected to lag, according to a new report in the April 2014 issue of The Nation's Health.

Community health centers lead health insurance enrollment

Every day, each certified application consultant at Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic helps about a dozen families or residents navigate the new federal Health Insurance Marketplace. Visit The Nation’s Health for the full story.

Workplace wellness programs a growing trend for employers

Kaiser Permanente’s employee workplace wellness activities have only been operating since 2010, but the effort is already returning real health gains. Read more from this story published in the October 2013 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.

Public health workers at center of Boston bombing response

The unique configuration of the Boston Public Health Commission meant that on April 15, when two homemade bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, public health was on the scene and ready to respond. Read more from this story published in The Nation's Health newspaper.