Posts tagged "The Nation’s Health"
CPH credential helps workers stay informed, competitive

CPH credential helps workers stay informed, competitive

A new report from The Nation's Health shows how students and current practitioners have been working to become certified in public health to remain up to date on developments in the field.

Public health steps up to curb rising suicide rates

Public health leaders are looking to resources to better prepare workers and communities in light of research showing growing suicide rates. Learn more in this report from The Nation's Health.
Complete streets promoting health equity in communities

Complete streets promoting health equity in communities

A “complete streets” approach ensures that mobility conditions are met for all, making for more liveable communities. Read more in this report from The Nation's Health.
Academic health department partnerships boost training

Academic health department partnerships boost training

Every year, more than 200 college students rotate through Tennessee’s Knox County Health Department hoping to put their classroom learning into practice. According to The Nation's Health, it is one of dozens across the country and follows a long tradition of public health-academia partnerships.

Public health working to fight misinformation through trust, relationships: Facts not enough

Despite best public health efforts, misinformation about health can spread wildly — often faster than factual information. Learn how building trust and relationships can help in this story reported in The Nation's Health.
NPHW celebrations highlight importance of public health

NPHW celebrations highlight importance of public health

Throughout 2018’s National Public Health Week, public health advocates and allies across the country went the distance to celebrate public health successes, highlight strengths and focus on the future. Read more in this report from The Nation's Health.
Gun violence research hurt by shortage of funding, data: CDC work impeded

Gun violence research hurt by shortage of funding, data: CDC work impeded

On an average day in the U.S., gun violence ends the lives of nearly 100 people. Yet across the country, only about 30 researchers are dedicated full time to studying the public health crisis. Read more in this report from The Nation's Health.
New rankings showcase successes: Data can help improve health of US

New rankings showcase successes: Data can help improve health of US

Falls Church, Virginia, is only two square miles, but the tiny city has a huge designation: It has been named the healthiest community in the U.S. Find out why in this report from The Nation's Health.
ACA essential health benefits come under threat

ACA essential health benefits come under threat

Health plans are required to cover basic health services such as maternity care, mental health care, and vision and oral health care for kids under the Affordable Care Act. That requirement may be at risk, according to this report from The Nation's Health.
Accreditation a boon for US public health departments

Accreditation a boon for US public health departments

Nine health departments recently received accreditation, bringing the total number of health agencies meeting nationally recognized performance standards to 220. Read about it in this story from The Nation's Health.
President’s proposed budget disastrous for public health

President’s proposed budget disastrous for public health

The White House Office of Management and Budget outlined the Trump administration’s proposed spending for the upcoming fiscal year. In it, there are extreme cuts to critical public health programs and services, according to a report in the latest issue of The Nation's Health.
The Nation’s Health special section addresses preventing sexual assaults

The Nation’s Health special section addresses preventing sexual assaults

With a rise in national conversation about sexual violence, The Nation’s Health newspaper devoted a special section addressing the issue and sharing health strategies that work to prevent it.