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Thank you, public health professionals!

Thank you, public health professionals!

Public Health Thank You Day salutes those whose work has made a difference in protecting the health of Americans.
Taking on obesity one soda at a time

Taking on obesity one soda at a time

Because problems like overweight and obesity don’t respect county borders, public health agencies are finding more ways to work together.
Farmers markets, community gardens improve health. And not just for rich people

Farmers markets, community gardens improve health. And not just for rich people

Farmers markets are great for our health, especially our nutrition. But there’s one big problem.
Little light in the storm: Climate change affects mental health

Little light in the storm: Climate change affects mental health

It’s well-established that climate change affects people’s physical health. But what about mental health?
Global One Health Day launched by three international health groups

Global One Health Day launched by three international health groups

Cheryl Stroud outlines the importance of the One Health movement and its upcoming observance: Global One Health Day.
APHA joins TFAH event on future of public health

APHA joins TFAH event on future of public health

What should the public health priorities be for the next administration and Congress? A new report from Trust for America's Health lays out a blueprint.
Air pollution is yet another issue that disproportionately impacts minority and low-income communities

Air pollution is yet another issue that disproportionately impacts minority and low-income communities

The Clean Power Plan protects against air pollution and climate change, argues APHA's Dr. Georges Benjamin in The Huffington Post.
The Nation's Health: Earnings influential as lifelong social determinant of health

The Nation’s Health: Earnings influential as lifelong social determinant of health

Of all social determinants of health, research shows there is one that is perhaps the most influential: income.
The Nation's Health: As antibiotic resistance rises, so do research, development

The Nation’s Health: As antibiotic resistance rises, so do research, development

To scientists and health professionals, colistin is considered a last-resort antibiotic to treat the most aggressive infections.
The Nation's Health: Attention to drugged driving growing among safety advocates

The Nation’s Health: Attention to drugged driving growing among safety advocates

As drunken driving crashes continue to decrease nationwide, a new roadway risk is growing — and there is no national guideline to corral it.
Earnings influential as lifelong social determinant of health

Earnings influential as lifelong social determinant of health

Of all social determinants of health, research shows there is one that is perhaps the most influential: income. Read more from this story in the October 2016 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.
Congress approves $1.1 billion in funding to combat Zika

Congress approves $1.1 billion in funding to combat Zika

In the past 24 hours, both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives voted to pass legislation that included $1.1 billion in funding to combat the ongoing Zika epidemic through fiscal year 2017. Photo by Wally Gobetz, courtesy Flickr