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American Public Health Association

HEALTH MATTERS: ACA should bring 2 health care systems together

The Affordable Care Act, which has already made changes in the way Americans buy health insurance, is also changing the relationship between two health care systems. Public health and medical health care have traditionally worked as two separate systems. The Affordable Care Act brings them t…

April 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Why health rankings matter

High school sports team rankings. Pre-season coaches’ polls. College and university rankings. Rankings draw our attention, pique our interest and often raise our awareness of issues. They may tempt us to rally around a sports team or delve into a complex subject.

January 14, 2014 11:45 pmLoading…

Report ranks Wyoming 17th healthiest state

Wyoming is the 17th healthiest state, up from 25th the year before, according to a new report.

December 18, 2013 8:00 amLoading…
Guest opinion: Bullock acts to protect Montana women, families

Guest opinion: Bullock acts to protect Montana women, families

The Montana Reproductive Rights Coalition stands with Gov. Steve Bullock, and here’s why: Despite the tidal wave of anti-women legislation introduced, and in the face of out-of-touch politics, Bullock stood up and proved himself to be a true ally for Montana women and families.

May 10, 2013 12:05 amLoading…
Former nurse says Protecting Affordable Care Act should be public health employees' priority

Former nurse says Protecting Affordable Care Act should be public health employees' priority

Today's health-care system is complex. So, it stands to reason that the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is equally perplexing, said Pam Aaltonen, a former public-health nurse.

September 13, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…
State works to improve Indian health

State works to improve Indian health

Montana health leaders did not need a report card to tell them they have areas that need improvement.

January 08, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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