Keeping current is one of the most difficult aspects of careers in health care and education. Following select journals in your field can help you keep up-to-date on the latest news and issues. Find five to ten journals that are important to your field and sign up for email alerts, and when each new issue is published the table of contents will automatically be sent to your email. Scan the titles and abstracts just to see what new research is being done in your area and request the articles that are really important to what you do. It is a great way to stay current and on the cutting edge of hot topics and public health research! Go to the homepage of a useful journal and look for a TOC alert, Subscribe to eTOC, email alerts, etc.