Tag Archives: Public

Viewpoints: Public Figures Need To Get On Board, See Vaccines As Gifts; Why Are We Intent On Making The Biopharma Industry Look Like Bad Guys?

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. USA Today: Measles Outbreaks Underscore Risks Of Allowing Nonmedical Exemptions Measles outbreaks continue to lacerate communities from coast to coast, and there’s absolutely no reason for it. The latest involve dozens of new cases in New York and in Clark County, Washington, across the Columbia River… Read More »

The Growing Need for Public Health Research

The world revolves around information, and with large quantities of health research and studies available at the touch of a button, there are more uses for it now than ever. Public health research can provide both the medical communities and general population with information on the benefits of preventative care, opportunities to improve medical research,… Read More »

Public Health England warns that improved treatment and testing rates for STIs in the UK could be imperilled by cuts

The authors place the post-AIDS increase in STIs within a historic context. Gonorrhoea cases in the UK have been recorded since 1918 and syphilis since 1922, when the UK’s network of free and confidential STI clinics was set up. This was after a Royal Commission on Venereal Diseases (as STIs used to be called) recommended… Read More »