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Zika Is a Wake-Up Call for All of Us

Mandeep Dhaliwal | Posted 02.05.2016 | World
Mandeep Dhaliwal

If we do not take climate change and the impact that environmental degradation has on disease vectors seriously and if we do not address gender inequality and improve the daily conditions for people living in poverty, public health at-large will be increasingly at risk.

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.