What is Plan4Health? Public Health Newswire caught up with APHA Associate Executive Director Susan Polan, PhD, and American Planning Association Planning and Community Health Center Manager Anna Ricklin, AICP, to get answers on this novel partnership.
Today on World Rabies Day — an observance organized by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control — health organizations worldwide will call attention to preventing the onset of rabies for the 2 billion people at risk.
The justice system in the United States is designed to punish — and rehabilitate if possible — people who have committed crimes as a tool to secure public safety. But we've realized the justice system is terrible for our health.
Center for Reproductive Rights President Nancy Northup discusses efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, abortion laws and the importance of Title X.
Public health communication is changing, CDC Associate Director for Communication Katherine Lyon Daniel told Public Health Newswire.
When Charlotte Porter, MPH, took over as deputy director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division early this year, she already had preparedness in her sights for years.
The national news is filled with stories about what is wrong with the criminal justice system and how we can fix it. But what’s missing from the current debate is a conversation about how our justice system negatively impacts health, particularly the health of children and families of color.
As secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Sylvia Burwell has the health of the nation in her hands.
Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Social Security Act of 1965 establishing the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
On ASK Day, Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence President Dan Gross urges parents to ask one vital question before sending their children over to play.
Public Health Newswire talked to Darren Mays, PhD, MPH, to take a deep look at tanning, skin cancer and communication tools for prevention.