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Health Emergency Preparedness

Why My Plane Made An Emergency Landing

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 04.28.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

It's 7 a.m. on a Thursday morning and we were onboard a plane headed south along with a hundred other people, many of whom were already drinking. The woman in the window seat offered a preemptory declaration: 'I'd like to apologize in advance,' she said loudly through an over-lipsticked mouth. 'We're a noisy bunch.'

How Prepared is Your State for Bioterror and Health Emergencies?

Jeffrey Levi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Levi

People often say 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina were 'wake up calls' to the country. But in the field of public health, we think of them more like snooze alarms.