Do you love your mother? Well, she deserves more than a $3 Hallmark card. Send her a preparedness e-present instead!
Check out the latest in public health news for today, Friday, May 24, 2013.
Memorial Day, a time to recognize service men and women who died while on duty, is approaching. And while some service members die in action, a growing number sadly end their own lives. A new APHA book addresses this issue.
Roughly one-sixth of the U.S. population is of Hispanic origin, making it the nation’s largest ethnic or racial minority. Yet, statistics show that public health problems disproportionately affect Latino communities nationwide.
Catch up on the latest news, reviews and happenings in public health today, Thursday, May 23, 2013.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has put out a new set of online and television ads to encourage smokers to get help from their doctors to quit.
The tornado that swept through the Oklahoma City area on Monday killed at least 24 people and injured 240 more. Today, the National Weather Service said that more severe weather is expected in the U.S. over the next 24 hours, including the possibility of more tornadoes.
Check out the latest in public health news for today, Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
As heat waves, droughts and extreme weather events occur with greater intensity and frequency, the nation’s public health organizations announced renewed support for a measure to improve preparedness for climate change.
Public health groups are calling on the U.S. Senate to protect key health-related provisions in the reauthorization of the farm bill in advance of debate today.
The future of global health is under investigation this week at the 66th World Health Assembly in Geneva, including issues such as controlling noncommunicable diseases and advancing toward universal health coverage.
Check out the latest news and updates in public health today, Monday, May 20, 2013.
New research reveals a connection between bullied youth thought to be gay and depressed mood. This study of thousands of Washington youth highlights the prevalence of bullying and stresses the importance of bullying prevention.