Measles is making a comeback in the news even though we have vaccines to prevent this disease. But that’s not the scariest part. Continue reading The Scariest Thing About Measles
We’re currently in the middle of an opioid epidemic. How did we get here and what’s next? Continue reading Risky Rx: A Glimpse into the Opioid Epidemic
What is OneHealth? Why is it important? Read the post to find out more! Continue reading Happy One Health Day! But wait, what’s One Health?
The US has a good handle on rabies, but around the world, rabies takes the life of one person every 15 minutes. Let’s take a closer look at what rabies is and what’s being done about it. Continue reading The (Extremely Long, Complicated, and Costly) Road to Rabies Eradication
Zika is on the rise and we are less than one month away from the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It’s time to talk about the Olympics, Rio, and the Zika virus. Continue reading Rio, Zika, & The World: Awaiting the 2016 Summer Olympics
Cold sores have always been spoken about differently than genital herpes… but why? Here, we explore herpes a little more, the World Health Organization’s recent estimates, and propose that herpes stigmatization be eliminated. Continue reading Hide that Herpes! What society says about herpes and why we should fix it
Cholera is a major global health concern. A quick look at 19th century London reminds us of our long journey in public health, and the long road we still have ahead. Continue reading The Dirt on Cholera & Its Load on Society