Posts tagged "The Nation’s Health"
The Nation's Health: Prioritizing health for children in foster care system

The Nation’s Health: Prioritizing health for children in foster care system

A foster child’s home may change often, but pediatrician Annalisa Behnken wants to make sure that wherever a child is living, her or his medical home stays consistent.
The Nation's Health: Medicaid, Medicare making the move toward social determinants

The Nation’s Health: Medicaid, Medicare making the move toward social determinants

A new policy could have dramatic and lasting effects on public health, as a major government program takes a turn toward addressing social determinants.
The Nation's Health: Long-acting reversible contraceptives making gains in popularity, availability

The Nation’s Health: Long-acting reversible contraceptives making gains in popularity, availability

When Delaware Gov. Jack Markell took office in 2009, he took actions to reduce unintended pregnancies in the state.
The Nation's Health: WHO: Emergency health workers, facilities intentionally targeted

The Nation’s Health: WHO: Emergency health workers, facilities intentionally targeted

Earlier this year, Doctors Without Borders wanted to reopen a clinic in southern Syria that had been destroyed during bombings.
The Nation's Health: States, cities raising their minimum age for tobacco sales to 21

The Nation’s Health: States, cities raising their minimum age for tobacco sales to 21

Measures that can prevent potential smokers from lighting up are catching fire nationwide, such as reevaluating the age at which consumers can buy tobacco.
The Nation's Health (Storify): Education a lifelong social determinant of health

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Education a lifelong social determinant of health

Open your notebooks, and jot this down: Our education is one of the biggest factors in how well and how long we live.
The Nation's Health: Education linked to health throughout lifespan

The Nation’s Health: Education linked to health throughout lifespan

Anthony Iton said he is hard-pressed to find anyone against high-quality education for everyone.
Storify: Be in the know about 'Pokemon Go'

Storify: Be in the know about ‘Pokemon Go’

'Pokemon Go' has taken the world by storm. Here are five public health perks and pitfalls of catching 'em all courtesy The Nation's Health.
The Nation’s Health launches series on social determinants of health

The Nation’s Health launches series on social determinants of health

Our health is shaped by many factors that are often outside our control. To help us better understand how these forces affect health, The Nation’s Health has begun a multimedia series on the social determinants of health.
The Nation's Health quiz: 6 questions to prove your public health newsiness

The Nation’s Health quiz: 6 questions to prove your public health newsiness

Take The Nation's Health quiz. Prove you know public health news inside and out.
The Nation’s Health: Targeting causes of health disparities

The Nation’s Health: Targeting causes of health disparities

Several years ago, public health workers in Wayne County, Michigan, embarked on a new endeavor to tackle infant mortality, an issue that affected the community’s black newborns at more than twice the rate of white newborns.
The Nation's Health: Social determinants and 'Public Health 3.0'

The Nation’s Health: Social determinants and ‘Public Health 3.0′

Despite spending more on health care than any country in the world and being home to some of the best, most cutting-edge medicine, the U.S. ranks 34th in life expectancy. Find out about "Public Health 3.0" in The Nation's Health July 2016 issue.