Friday, April 27, 2012
The New York Times recently described the issue of antibiotic overuse in animals and drug resistance as “one of the leading public health concerns worldwide.” The issue has been debated since 1977, when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued notices declaring its intent to withdraw approval of the use of certain antibiotics intended to promote animal growth and feed efficiency.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Over the last several months I’ve had the opportunity to speak with local public health officials and attorneys about the challenges in providing legal counsel to local health departments.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is an unprecedented move toward expanding access to health insurance coverage and critical health services for women. This is especially true for low-income women living with HIV.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
In the field of injury prevention, we’ve learned a great deal about how to reduce injury risks and prevent harm. But more work is needed to implement different techniques for translating those research findings into effective, real-world policies and programs.