public health

Is $485 million enough to end the opioid epidemic?
Is $485 million enough to end the opioid epidemic?The HHS is giving out greatly needed funds, but money alone may not be enough.
The poor will always be with us, and they want and need healthcareThe most vulnerable deserve care and coverage for preventative health services.
Study Finds Nearly Half a Million Deaths Prevented in the United States by VaccinesOver 55 years, 450,000 people stayed alive and 200 million people stayed well in the United States because of vaccines.
Gladwell: Health care is a mystery wrapped in a puzzleThe current state of health care in the U.S. is a blend of pathologies and policies
How to reduce vision impairment, promote eye healthThe American healthcare system is failing eye care
NASEM declares eye health a public health imperativeIn order to avoid a public health crisis and keep up with increasing vision loss among the aging baby-boomer generation, correctable vision impairments must be eliminated by 2030, according to a report issued by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM).
'I love my job,' says UCSF expert in HIV/AIDS, HCVBetty J. Dong, clinician, researcher, professor, and recipient of many honors, talks about her practice of pharmacy and public health.
Playing hide and Zika with Aedes aegyptiIf asked to balance the desires of athletes eager to compete after years of training and the host country's desire to conduct the games as scheduled versus the public health risk of the Zika virus and Aedes aegypti duo, what would you advise?
HPV vaccine rates, race, and incomeGeographic factors predict likelihood of HPV vaccine initiation rates, a study finds.
A pharmacy pioneer of the 20th century bounds into the 21stWhile his peers play pinochle and shuffleboard, Fred Mayer brings endless energy and enthusiasm to the practice of pharmacy and public health.