Neighborhood Health News Find up-to-date information and resources related to Events, Health, Job Opportunities, Newsletters, Surveys and Trainings. An expert at Penn Medicine – the University of Pennsylvania’s health care system – is telling the public that smoking cigarettes, like Marlboros, Camels, and Newports, may be no more hazardous to your health than vaping a tobacco-free e-liquid. If true, then the cardiovascular risks associated with vaping are not much lower than those associated with smoking, and the health benefits of switching from smoking to vaping are grossly overstated.
Traditionally, the campaign utilizes stickers with the slogan This is Public Health placed in strategic locations around communities to build awareness of the many ways in which public health impacts our well being. Public health is about helping people to stay healthy and protecting them from threats to their health.
A new regional integrated health and social care service working directly in mainstream primary schools supporting children has been launched today (Thursday 18 May). Most countries have their own government public health agencies, sometimes known as ministries of health, to respond to domestic health issues.
Through the generosity of our donors, the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health awarded scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year. Statutory regulation gives important assurance to everyone that the public health specialists who are employed on their behalf are properly trained and regulated.
Managing hospital supply organizations, HMO offices, healthcare agencies in the government sector, pharmaceutical companies, employment within their community as an infection control practitioner, city health planner, or as an epidemiologist. In order to justify societal policy that interferes with individual freedom and autonomy, we should be required to document – with reasonable evidence – that a significant public health hazard exists.