We have a moral responsibility to save wild places like the arctic refuge for future generations and that is why our country has remained committed to its protection for nearly 50 years.
Nurses serve their patients in the most important capacities. We know that they serve as our first lines of communication when something goes wrong or when we are concerned about health.
My experience as a school nurse taught me that we need to make a concerted effort all of us to increase physical fitness activity among our children and to encourage all Americans to adopt a healthier diet that includes fruits and vegetables but there is more.
And as a nurse I know very well the importance for example of electronic medical records.
I want to thank the efforts of the American Public Health Association and its 200-plus partners who have organized events around the Nation that serve to raise everyone’s awareness of the need to improve public health.
Research clearly shows us that the earlier women think about maintaining their bone mass and take the steps to do so the better their health will be in the long run.
Unfortunately we are still in an age where individuals may be discriminated against because of health conditions.