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US Public Health

The Affordable Care Act Is Great, But We Can't Forget About Public Health

Erin Yastrow | Posted 06.09.2014 | College
Erin Yastrow

Public Health argues that health is not merely the absence of disease. Health is a result of many factors including but not limited to where we live, our environment, genetics, behavior, socioeconomic status, education.

Public Health for Nincompoops

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics
David Katz, M.D.

Consistency, it is said, is the mark of a true champion. Utter lack of consistency, therefore, must indicate something else entirely. I'll be kind and call it: nincompoopery. When it comes to public health policy, we are a pack of utter nincompoops.