Posts tagged "NPHIC"
In public health, ‘our stories can save lives’

In public health, ‘our stories can save lives’

Paul Smith is not a public health expert. But he knows how to tell a story, and that’s why he was chosen to speak at the Eighth National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media this week in Atlanta.
Social media can help communicate during disaster

Social media can help communicate during disaster

When the power went out in San Diego in September 2011, local residents weren’t left completely in the dark. Health officials turned to social media to help communicate during the citywide blackout.

Diet, physical activity and clear communication key to reversing premature disease, death

Attendees of the National Public Health Information Coalition's symposium got a mouthful of healthy advice from nutrition and prevention expert David Katz about how diet, physical activity and how we communicate about them are critical to reversing rising rates of premature disease and death.

Hurricane Irene threatens East Coast

Hurricane Irene, a strong category three hurricane with 115 mph winds as of late Thursday, is making its way along the East Coast. Learn more about tools and other resources to help your community prepare.