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Stories in the November/December 2019 issue include:
APHA 2019 to rally around science, action, public health [ [link removed] ]
Nearly 13,000 people are expected to attend APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo Nov. 2-6 in Philadelphia. Get a preview of what’s in store.
Uninsurance rate jumps for first time since ACA [ [link removed] ]
For the first time since passage of the Affordable Care Act, the number of people in the U.S. without health care insurance has increased, new census data show.
Antibiotic stewardship slow to catch on among veterinarians [ [link removed] ]
Antibiotic resistance has become a national and global health crisis. But while human medicine in the U.S. has taken steps toward reducing antibiotic use, animal medicine has lagged in its response.
Q&A with APHA 2019 keynoter Sandro Galea: Be fearless following science, speaking for health [ [link removed] ]
The Nation’s Health speaks with Galea about gun violence, honing advocacy skills and the top challenges public health faces nationally and globally.
Mammograms effective at detecting breast cancer in men [ [link removed] ]
Though rare in men, breast cancer claims a disproportionately high number of male lives. Mammograms are effective at detecting men’s early symptoms so treatment can begin.
HPV education increases vaccination rates [ [link removed] ]
HPV vaccinations rise in kids when physicians recommend the vaccine to parents.
Health workers called on to promote flu shots as challenging season predicted [ [link removed] ]
High vaccination rates are needed to combat what could be a difficult flu season.
Healthy You: Preventing caregiver burnout [ [link removed] ]
November is National Family Caregivers Month. But being a family caregiver can be stressful. Learn how you can take care of yourself as well. Read Healthy You online [ [link removed] ] , or download as a PDF in English and Spanish.
Newsmakers [ [link removed] ]
Check out who’s who in public health
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