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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

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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

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Antibiotic Resistance

Is Misinformation Helping to Spur Antibiotic Resistance?

By On January 12, 2016

In the United State alone, there are 2 million antibiotic resistant infections that cause 23,000 deaths each year.… Read More

Vaccines

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

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Ebola

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

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Health Care Advertising

What Makes an Advertisement Successful? My First-hand Experience with a Bus Ad

By On September 2, 2014

A few weeks ago, I was heading home from a run in my neighborhood, when I noticed an ad on the side of a bus. “We’re Baby-Friendly!” claimed the ad from Shady… Read More