Posts tagged "NFL"
From NFL to Ebola fighter, public health champion: Q&A with Madieu Williams

From NFL to Ebola fighter, public health champion: Q&A with Madieu Williams

Super Bowl XLIX is just two days away, but the greatest NFL news story is about a public health hero — not a deflated football.
Surgeon general, former NFL player walk for health

Surgeon general, former NFL player walk for health

U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin took a break from her post yesterday for the “Walk for Wellness” outside the U.S. Department of Health Human Services building in Washington, D.C.

NFL, CDC tackle flu prevention

NFL offensive linemen Matt Birk and Joe Thomas have spent their careers protecting teammates. Thanks to the league’s partnership with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, they can fight off something more dangerous than 300-pound tacklers.