It can start with forgetting things such as names and addresses or with trouble concentrating. It can affect decision-making and rob independence.
No crystal ball exists to show how people will react to medications or if they are at higher risk for certain cancers. Precision medicine may help researchers get close.
The Nation’s Health: Q&A with HHS’ J. Nadine Gracia on leveling health playing field for US minorities
HHS Office of Minority Health Director J. Nadine Gracia spoke with The Nation’s Health on inequity, disparities for people of color
As secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Sylvia Burwell has the health of the nation in her hands.
Check out public health lessons learned from the past MERS outbreak in August's edition of The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
The FDA is working to gain authority as science on products grows, as reported in the May 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.
Reducing health care-associated infections remains a challenge, as reported in the March 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.
Read more about how the USDA program benefits SNAP users in The Nation's Health February 2015 issue.
Find out how American uninsured rates have dropped — and may continue to do decrease — in The Nation's Health November/December 2014 issue.
Check out public health's preparation for marijuana decriminalization in The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
When a man traveling to Indiana by two planes and a bus from Saudi Arabia became the first U.S. case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus on May 2, the nation’s public health community was hardly blindsided.
While HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment remains a prominent issue in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, staff at health centers such as Howard Brown Health Center in Chicago know it is not the only public health issue of concern. Read more in this report from The Nation's Health.