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What some people might think of as online entertainment or a fun way to stay in touch with friends has turned into a communications boon for the public health community, particularly in times of… (More)
A few years ago, health officials at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey noticed a disturbing trend in the number of child pedestrians struck by cars in Newark — they were… (More)
Arriving at Huston-Tillotson University to talk to faculty and staff about implementing a tobacco-free policy, Phillip Huang, MD, MPH, was met by a security guard smoking a cigarette.
As news outlets issue their yearly “best companies to work for” rankings, some public health advocates are hoping health will figure prominently in the equation in coming years.
Preventive health services can save lives and also a significant amount of money, finds a recent study from the National Commission on Prevention Priorities.
Countries around the world can increase health coverage and access to services for their populations by improving health financing, according to a recent World Health Organization report.
A new public health-based drug policy strategy takes the view that addiction is a disease that can be treated, people with substance use disorders can recover and criminal justice reforms can stop… (More)
More than 17 million American households had difficulty putting enough food on the table in 2009, and federal food assistance programs continue to provide an important safety net, according to a… (More)
Despite the obvious safety risk, almost a third of drivers admit to driving when they were so tired they had difficulty keeping their eyes open, according to a recent traffic safety survey.