Public Health

National Press Foundation link: DNA Sleuthing Food-Borne Disease September 15, 2019

DNA Sleuthing Food-Borne Disease

CDC Investigates Contaminated Food Outbreaks

National Press Foundation link: What’s Next in Vaccines August 02, 2019

What’s Next in Vaccines

University of Maryland Center Studies New Vaccines Big Pharma Might Not

National Press Foundation link: Lessons Learned from Measles Outbreak August 02, 2019

Lessons Learned from Measles Outbreak

Responding Quickly to Two Measles Outbreaks

National Press Foundation link: Wariness of Vaccines July 30, 2019

Wariness of Vaccines

Vaccine Hesitancy is Increasing, Even as Science Improves

National Press Foundation link: Reporting on Infectious Diseases July 31, 2019

Reporting on Infectious Diseases

How to Find Trustworthy Sources

National Press Foundation link: How Vaccines are Developed July 31, 2019

How Vaccines are Developed

Technology is Advancing Vaccine Development

National Press Foundation link: Worldwide Immunizations July 31, 2019

Worldwide Immunizations

Preventable Diseases Globally are Dropping, but Gaps Remain

National Press Foundation link: Trust in Science and Vaccines July 31, 2019

Trust in Science and Vaccines

In an Age of Big Advances, Why Is Public Sometimes Distrustful of Science?

National Press Foundation link: A Witness to Medical History July 31, 2019

A Witness to Medical History

Famed NIH Scientist Has Been Pivotal in Control of Disease

National Press Foundation link: The FDA and Vaccines July 30, 2019

The FDA and Vaccines

Federal Agency Role Ensuring Safety of Vaccines

National Press Foundation link: Politics and Vaccines July 29, 2019

Politics and Vaccines

How Can Something So Successful Be So Controversial?

National Press Foundation link: Who Decides Vaccine Guidelines? July 29, 2019

Who Decides Vaccine Guidelines?

Understanding How Federal Officials Determine the Shots Every Child Receives

National Press Foundation link: CDC’s Vaccine Surveillance July 29, 2019

CDC’s Vaccine Surveillance

Federal Efforts to Monitor and Respond to Infectious Diseases

National Press Foundation link: Confronting Infectious Diseases July 29, 2019

Confronting Infectious Diseases

States Work to Curtail – or at Least Slow – Disease Outbreaks

National Press Foundation link: Trends in Public Health November 14, 2018

Trends in Public Health

The Case for Public Health by the Numbers

National Press Foundation link: How Cities Can Affect Health November 14, 2018

How Cities Can Affect Health

“Policy Surveillance” Can Help Show Which Government Policies Actually Work

National Press Foundation link: Understanding Community Health November 13, 2018

Understanding Community Health

How Public and Private Organizations Can Help Make a Community Healthy

National Press Foundation link: Tracking Disease Outbreaks November 13, 2018

Tracking Disease Outbreaks

How Social Media is Helping the Medical Community Spot Health Problems

National Press Foundation link: Homelessness and Health November 13, 2018

Homelessness and Health

Exploring How Lack of Suitable Housing Affects Individuals and Public Health

National Press Foundation link: Federal Scientists Target Opioids and Addiction April 12, 2018

Federal Scientists Target Opioids and Addiction

Researchers Seek to Understand Pain and Dependence

National Press Foundation link: New Thinking About Addiction April 11, 2018

New Thinking About Addiction

Beyond Opioids, Federal Researchers Seeking to Understand All Addictions

National Press Foundation link: On the Front Lines of Infectious Diseases July 20, 2017

On the Front Lines of Infectious Diseases

From AIDS to Ebola to Zika, NIH Scientist at Forefront of U.S. Public Health Responses

National Press Foundation link: Funds for Preventive Care in Peril? July 20, 2017

Funds for Preventive Care in Peril?

Part of Obamacare Went to CDC Fund Now Faces Political Headwinds

National Press Foundation link: Learn How They’re Boosting Health in the Windy City July 19, 2017

Learn How They’re Boosting Health in the Windy City

Healthy Chicago 2.0 Aims to Equalize Resources to Reduce Health Inequality

National Press Foundation link: How the U.S. Compares in Public Health July 19, 2017

How the U.S. Compares in Public Health

U.S. Lags Other Nations in Health Outcomes, Despite Leading in Spending

National Press Foundation link: Reporting on Efforts to Curtail Obesity July 19, 2017

Reporting on Efforts to Curtail Obesity

Improvement in Overall Obesity Rate, But Not Among Severely Obese

National Press Foundation link: A New Version of Meals on Wheels July 19, 2017

A New Version of Meals on Wheels

In Low-Income Neighborhoods, Special Efforts to Ship in Healthy Food

National Press Foundation link: Why the Y is Tackling Diabetes July 18, 2017

Why the Y is Tackling Diabetes

Find a YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program in Your Area

National Press Foundation link: How States Are Battling the Opioid Epidemic July 18, 2017

How States Are Battling the Opioid Epidemic

States are on the Front Lines of Trying to Control Opioid Abuse, Deaths

National Press Foundation link: Helping States Boost Public Health July 17, 2017

Helping States Boost Public Health

At the State Level, Resources and Efforts on Health Differ Widely

National Press Foundation link: Why Healthy Play Spaces Matter July 17, 2017

Why Healthy Play Spaces Matter

In Areas Where Kids Lack Play and Exercise Options, Health Falters

National Press Foundation link: Declines in Smoking Rates Threatened July 17, 2017

Declines in Smoking Rates Threatened

After Five Decades of Progress, Budget Cuts and Rollbacks Could Reverse Tobacco Trends

National Press Foundation link: Building a Local Public Health Movement July 17, 2017

Building a Local Public Health Movement

Obesity, Mental Health Measures Advance with Assist From Citizen Involvement

National Press Foundation link: Community Public Health Strategies July 17, 2017

Community Public Health Strategies

How Nonprofits and Health Systems Can Boost Residents’ Health at Local Level

National Press Foundation link: What are Social Determinants of Health? July 17, 2017

What are Social Determinants of Health?

To Understand Health, You Need to Understand Where People Live

National Press Foundation link: How the Media Cover Public Health July 16, 2017

How the Media Cover Public Health

Public Health Officials Often Need Media to Get Message Out