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Toxic algae blooms creating hazards for US public health
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Mark Barna

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October 09, 2019

Toxic algae blooms are increasing, and they're threatening public health.
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Video games and health: Sorting science from popular beliefs
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Aaron Warnick

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October 01, 2019

The debate over the pros and cons of video games has been going on for almost as long as the games have existed. Read more in the October 2019 issue of The Nation's Health.
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National Public Health Week 2019 events share science, promote action
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Mark Barna

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June 11, 2019

Events ran the gamut from yoga sessions in Chicago to mindfulness training in Rhode Island to a vegan challenge in Florida
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Health Topics / The Nation's Health


Thousands lose coverage from Medicaid work requirements
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Kim Krisberg

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February 25, 2019

Work requirements for Medicaid can cause people to lose coverage and put their health at risk. Read more in this story from The Nation's Health.
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Child Health / Environment / All Things APHA / The Nation's Health


Information on environmental health services for kids can be hard for parents to find: APHA review
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Julia Haskins

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January 22, 2019

A new report from APHA, “Protecting the Health of Children: A National Snapshot of Environmental Health Services,” will soon be released.
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Annual Meeting / The Nation's Health


Public health rallies around call for health equity at APHA 2018
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Kim Krisberg

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January 07, 2019

Read the highlights from APHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo in this exclusive report from The Nation's Health.
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Julia Haskins

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September 17, 2018

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.
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Transportation / The Nation's Health


Complete streets promoting health equity in communities
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Julia Haskins

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August 27, 2018

A “complete streets” approach ensures that mobility conditions are met for all.
Shoppers browse for tomatoes at the City of Falls Church, Virginia, Farmers Market

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

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June 05, 2018

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.
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Prevention / Health Reform / The Nation's Health


ACA essential health benefits come under threat
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Kim Krisberg

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May 16, 2018

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.
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Workforce / The Nation's Health


Accreditation a boon for US public health departments
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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May 10, 2018

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.
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Environment / Transportation / The Nation's Health


Biking, walking become more accessible in metro areas
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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March 07, 2018

Across the country, metropolitan areas large and small are taking steps to improve local walking and biking opportunities. New guides from APHA and partners are helping them improve their communities. Read our report from The Nation's Health.