The Nation's Health, APHA book receive national publication awards.Two APHA publications have earned acclaim for their outstanding content as part of a national publishing competition.
The Society of National Association Publications About SNAP
Founded in 1964, the Society of National Association Publications (SNAP) is a non-profit, professional society serving the needs of association publishers and communications professionals. in April named an article from The Nation's Health on postpartum depression Postpartum Depression Definition
Postpartum depression is a mood disorder that begins after childbirth and usually lasts beyond six weeks.
Description and the book "Muddy Waters: The Legacy of Katrina and Rita" as recipients of two of the association's annual Excel Awards.
The Nation's Health article, which won an award in the newspaper feature category, looked at the devastating dev·as·tate
tr.v. dev·as·tat·ed, dev·as·tat·ing, dev·as·tates
1. To lay waste; destroy.
2. To overwhelm; confound; stun: was devastated by the rude remark. effects that postpartum depression has on mothers, their children and families. Authored by reporter Teddi Dineley Johnson, the article, "More postpartum depression programs reaching mothers," was published in the August 2006 issue of The Nation's Health.
Also published in 2006, "Muddy Waters: The Legacy of Katrina and Rita" was named an Excel Award winner in the books and special publications category. Authored by former Philadelphia Inquirer Philadelphia Inquirer
Morning newspaper, long one of the most influential dailies in the eastern U.S. Founded in 1847 as the Pennsylvania Inquirer, it took its present name c. 1860. It was a strong supporter of the Union in the American Civil War. reporter Lisa Tracy, the book is a dramatic oral history of the public health response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and the flooding of New Orleans New Orleans (ôr`lēənz –lənz, ôrlēnz`), city (2006 pop. 187,525), coextensive with Orleans parish, SE La., between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain, 107 mi (172 km) by water from the river mouth; founded .
To read the article from The Nation's Health, visit www.thenationshealth.org and choose the August 2006 issue from the "Past Issues" link. For more information on "Muddy Waters: The Legacy of Katrina and Rita" or to purchase the book, visit www.aphabookstore.org.