Posts tagged "The Nation’s Health"
‘Housing first’ model making inroads on homelessness

‘Housing first’ model making inroads on homelessness

Providing housing for homeless people is not a cure-all, but a housing-first approach can lead to improved health outcomes. Read more in this report from The Nation's Health newspaper.
Membership in APHA: A free perk for students at some schools

Membership in APHA: A free perk for students at some schools

A new school-sponsored student membership category launched last year by APHA is giving public health students access to the largest network of people studying and working in the field. Read more in this story from The Nation's Health.
Q&A: The Lancet Countdown’s Howard Frumkin

Q&A: The Lancet Countdown’s Howard Frumkin

The Lancet Countdown is a new report tracking progress on climate change and its health impacts. APHA member Howard Frumkin served as a lead on its U.S. brief and discussed its importance for public health with The Nation's Health.
Public health, planning come together to create healthier communities: Plan4Health

Public health, planning come together to create healthier communities: Plan4Health

A new partnership has the public health and planning communities working together. Read more in the January 2018 issue of The Nation's Health.
Regulatory changes ignore science, threaten public health

Regulatory changes ignore science, threaten public health

Even though little is getting accomplished on the floor of Congress, significant regulatory changes are well underway within federal agencies — and many of them are a threat to public health. Read more in this story reported in The Nation's Health.

Smoking rates still high among low-income Americans

Despite progress in reducing rates of smoking in the U.S., low-income people continue to smoke at disproportionately high rates, according to this story reported in The Nation's Health.
Stigma, bias against people with obesity can harm health

Stigma, bias against people with obesity can harm health

With more than one-third of Americans living with obesity, health workers and advocates are working to find new ways to address the issue. Read more as reported in this story from The Nation's Health.
Rollbacks to school meal nutrition threatening health

Rollbacks to school meal nutrition threatening health

Under the new presidential administration, USDA has changed its tune on school nutrition guidelines. Learn why experts in public health and nutrition are concerned in this story reported in The Nation's Health.

Public health making progress in eliminating infectious diseases

Global efforts to eradicate and eliminate infectious diseases have made significant strides, but they also face considerable challenges. Read more in this story from the September 2017 issue of The Nation's Health.
US cities taking the lead on combating climate change

US cities taking the lead on combating climate change

Cities are combating climate change through concerted initiatives between residents and local governments. Learn more from this story as reported in The Nation's Health.
President’s 2018 budget devastating to public health: Cuts to prevention, research, programs

President’s 2018 budget devastating to public health: Cuts to prevention, research, programs

As the White House readies its budget proposal for release tomorrow, The Nation's Health reports the outline shows ominous signs for public health.
Communities working to improve their health, thanks to challenge

Communities working to improve their health, thanks to challenge

Now that its 50 grantees have been named and awarded, the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge is moving forward at full tilt, with new and existing programs beginning to thrive in communities across the country. Read more in this story from The Nation's Health.