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Public Health

2016 Olympics in Rio—Watching for the Sports, and the Health Reports

By On August 5, 2016

This year, Zika has garnered the most attention related to public health concerns surrounding the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.… Read More

Crisis Communication

World Health Day—Taking a Look at the Zika Threat

By On April 7, 2016

Thursday, April 7 is recognized as World Health Day by the World Health Organization (WHO).… Read More


Disneyland Measles Outbreak Results in Vaccine Bill in California

By On July 10, 2015

During the first week of January 2015, California went on high alert when seven cases of measles in California and two in Utah were traced back to a common factor: a visit… Read More

Ebola Warning

A Knowledge Network to Combat Ebola

By On November 20, 2014

As health workers in affected West African countries continue to combat new cases of the Ebola virus, a global network of health care providers and policy makers has come together to fight… Read More

Health & Wellness

Make Non-Toxic Your First Choice

By On October 21, 2014

I used to feel comfortable about what I do to take care of myself. But that changed around 2009; a year I began to question many things such as what is the… Read More


Beyond the Call of Duty? Ebola Virus Calls into Question a Doctor’s Duty of Care

By On July 31, 2014

A portion of the modern take on the Hippocratic Oath for physicians is as follows: that I will exercise my art solely for the benefit of my patients, the relief of suffering,… Read More

Physical Activity

Get Up and Move. Your Health Depends on It!

By On April 23, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendsthat we get at least 30 minutes of moderate activity five days a week or 20 minutes of vigorous activity three days a week.… Read More