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The Nation's Health: How some states are fighting painkiller overdoses

The Nation’s Health: How some states are fighting painkiller overdoses

This Storify roundup on fighting painkiller overdoses is brought to you by The Nation’s Health, APHA’s newspaper.
The Nation's Health: Simple ways to prevent norovirus outbreaks

The Nation’s Health: Simple ways to prevent norovirus outbreaks

This Storify roundup on norovirus prevention is brought to you by The Nation’s Health, APHA’s newspaper.
The Nation's Health: 5 tips for making pedestrian safety a priority in your community

The Nation’s Health: 5 tips for making pedestrian safety a priority in your community

This Storify roundup on pedestrian safety is brought to you by The Nation’s Health, APHA’s newspaper.

Advocates raise awareness of range of LGBT health issues

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.

The Nation’s Health: National Public Health Week tells communities to ‘start here’

From health reform to new technology, the nation’s health system is undergoing tremendous change. During this year’s celebration of National Public Health Week, public health advocates nationwide led the way to show Americans how to navigate that new system.

The Nation’s Health: Work to join public health, primary care moves ahead

Public health workers and primary care physicians may work toward the same goal — healthier people — but bringing the two fields together is not a simple task. Just ask Catherine McLaughlin.

Health reform law targets dental care for kids, but gaps remain

Even though millions of Americans are joining the ranks of the insured and gaining access to affordable health care, access to oral health care is still expected to lag, according to a new report in the April 2014 issue of The Nation's Health.
Despite progress, gaps still remain in US preparedness

Despite progress, gaps still remain in US preparedness

Most U.S. states need to make some improvements to better protect residents against infectious disease outbreaks and ready their communities for public health disasters, according to new analyses from health groups.

Community health centers lead health insurance enrollment

Every day, each certified application consultant at Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic helps about a dozen families or residents navigate the new federal Health Insurance Marketplace. Visit The Nation’s Health for the full story.
APHA congressional voting record measures support for public health

APHA congressional voting record measures support for public health

A “do-nothing” Congress? So far. Halfway through the 113th Congress legislators passed fewer bills in 2013 than in any other year, but they still took action on important legislation with implications for public health.
Affordable Care Act brings new benefits as marketplace enrollment progresses

Affordable Care Act brings new benefits as marketplace enrollment progresses

When the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, it contained a long list of target dates. One of the most anticipated ones was January 2014. Read this article in full in the January 2014 edition of The Nation's Health, APHA's monthly newspaper.
New APHA sets reinvigorated course for future of Association

New APHA sets reinvigorated course for future of Association

For science. For action. For health. With those six words, APHA revealed a new vision and future for the Association during its 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition in November. Read more in this story from the January 2014 issue of The Nation's Health.