public health

We're excited to report that a new study in Health Affairs provides us with another metric that we have previously known and repeatedly been shown in the literature (and in medical practice): Life expectancy and well-being are positively linked.  
As the anti-vaccine movement garnered Hollywood momentum, science stood largely silent. However, Dr. Paul Offit, inventor of the Rotavirus vaccine, took to the helm to fight for children's health and safety. Here's an informative conversation with a true expert in the field. 
Kissing bug
Our public health system has a very bad habit of fighting the last war. Instead, it's best to prepare for exotic diseases before they become uninvited guests. Will policymakers apply that lesson to another potential troublemaker: Chagas disease?
Global public health
A team of international researchers, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, recently assessed the share of global disease burden that was directly attributable to environmental risks. Their findings were published in the Journal of Public Health.
The Global Trachoma Mapping Project is the largest ever project undertaken to track the prevalence of trachoma, the most common infectious cause of blindness globally. The effort revealed that 100 million people around the world are at risk of going blind.
Dr. Gilbert Ross in Science 2.0, March 20, 2015 Our nation s most influential, respected and powerful public health officials and academics are engaged in a vast,corrupt and fraudulent conspiracy to keep
Dr. Gilbert Ross in, December 12, 2015. The shameful abdication of their ethical responsibilities by our nation s public health authorities,
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Dr. Gilbert Ross in The Star-Ledger, April 10, 2014 What a breath of fresh air it was to read
Dr. Gilbert Ross in the National Review Online, March 12, 2014.
In their recent op-ed DDT Causes Reduced Cognitive Ability In Journalists, Dr. Donald R. Roberts, professor emeritus of
Earlier this month, we reported on research done by Ronald Bayer and Kathleen Bachynski at Columbia s Mailman School of Public Health, looking at the scientific justification for banning smoking in parks and on beaches.