Advocating for yourself or your baby during a hospital birth should be a positive thing, but a recent study shows just the opposite is true for some women, especially black women, who were more likely to feel discriminated against when they had a difference of opinion with a health care provider.
A new study found that more than 40% of governmental public health workers are planning on retiring by 2023 or considering leaving their positions within the next year. Who will take their places and how will the workforce change?
Rapid weight gain is a predictor of a child’s future obesity. A new study found that breastfeeding mothers who eat whole grains, fruits, and vegetables while pregnant and for the first three months after birth have slimmer babies.
Infographics from the State Health Data Access Assistance Center (SHADAC) show how the drug overdose epidemic has evolved across states over time, including recent increases in deaths from cocaine and methamphetamine-type drugs.
Weight-based teasing harms youth from immigrant communities in same ways as those from non-immigrant communities
by Charlie Plain on July 15, 2019 at 8:55 pm
Cigarettes marketed as “natural” and “organic” are loaded with nicotine and toxicants, just like other cigarettes
by Charlie Plain on July 8, 2019 at 8:27 pm
New integrated data analysis method to improve cancer cell research and treatments
by Charlie Plain on June 28, 2019 at 7:43 pm
Study rules out high HPV infection rate as driver for increased cervical cancer deaths in immigrants
by Charlie Plain on June 24, 2019 at 6:45 pm
The latest issue of Advances explores replicable Minnesota models that bring health and well-being to people around the world. Such innovations as a medical school curriculum that confronts structural racism and a ride-sharing program to get Ugandan babies to vaccination sites are pushing boundaries as we advance public health.
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Public Health Radio
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