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Greek debt crisis driving negative public health indicators

I cannot recall when I last read a report concerning the impact of the current economic downturn on public health.  We have been more focus…

Started by Marisel Brown

1 Nov 1, 2011
Reply by Beatrice Yearwood

Rise of the Planet of the Apes: A Cautionary Public Health Tale

  Last night I saw the film Rise of the Planet of the Apes.  A baby chimpanze, Caesar, is spirited out of a drug testing lab by a kind-hea…

Started by Maximillian Phillips

0 Sep 2, 2011

H1N1 Media Coverage: Popular Mechanics debunks H1N1 myths

Yes. I also had to do a double-take. In September, Popular Mechanics, the original nerd mag, featured a piece debunking five H1N1 myths. Th…

Started by Marisel Brown

3 Dec 11, 2009
Reply by Estelle Menz

H1N1 Media Coverage: USA Today's Swine Flu Central

News organizations are playing an important role in educating the public about H1N1 influenza. Information & communication technology a…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Nov 18, 2009

Have obesity/chronic disease prevention advocates linked-up with CEOs for Cities?

The plight of cities is nothing new. Urban areas, with all that ails cities like Detroit, St. Louis, and more recently New Orleans, have be…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Sep 15, 2009

Worksite policy/practice change: ACS worksite wellness program

The American Cancer Society (ACS) based its Active for Life (AFL) worksite wellness program on recommendations in the CDC's Community Guide…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Jun 19, 2009


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