The Nation's Health2018 was a busy year for public health, and The Nation’s Health — APHA’s award-winning newspaper — kept pace, sharing the news that mattered most with readers.

Editors have compiled a list of the top stories reported in the paper, offering a year-in-review of public health news.

“Among the stories that resonated most this year were those in our three-part series on health equity,” said Michele Late, executive editor of The Nation’s Health and APHA’s deputy director of communications.

Focusing on health department work, transportation and climate change, the series shared lessons from communities working to improve equity.

Other most-read news included stories on rising rates of suicide, stress among health workers and the need for funding for research on gun violence.

“We’ve covered a remarkable range of trends and topics over the last 12 months that are shaping the field,” said Late. “Our reporting has delivered useful, timely information to help our readers in their work.”

Here’s a list of some of the other top stories of 2018 reported in The Nation’s Health.