Posts tagged "social determinants of health"

Feb 22 news: Pinterest and vaccines, Berkeley soda tax, trans fats in NYC, income and health, chronic wasting disease

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Want healthier communities? Address social factors

Want healthier communities? Address social factors

Ceci Connolly discusses innovative initiatives launched by community health plans to address the social determinants of health.

June 15 news: Teen health, suicide rate, HIV, bird flu strain, e-cigarette flavoring

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, June 15, 2018.

Jan. 22 news: Government shutdown and public health, flu season, medical cost and income inequality, e-cigarettes

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Jan. 22, 2018.
The Nation's Health: Top 10 stories of 2016

The Nation’s Health: Top 10 stories of 2016

Find out which stories from The Nation's Health made the top 10 list for 2016.
Health inequalities: Interventions that can make a difference

Health inequalities: Interventions that can make a difference

How can leaders make the most inroads into improving the health of the public? According to speakers at a Monday morning session on health inequalities, it’s by addressing social determinants of health.
Marmot signs latest book ‘The Health Gap’ for public health admirers

Marmot signs latest book ‘The Health Gap’ for public health admirers

When Annual Meeting attendee Mark-Andrew Stefan heard that Michael Marmot would be signing his latest book, he had to get his hands on a copy.
Public Health 3.0: HHS' DeSalvo launches new era of public health

Public Health 3.0: HHS’ DeSalvo launches new era of public health

Public health is undergoing a big change — and Acting Assistant Secretary for Health Karen DeSalvo is helping to lead the revolution. DeSalvo spoke to APHA about new "Public Health 3.0" recommendations.
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.