Topic: Public Health Agencies
At the Public Health Law Conference last week, legal experts discussed why data laws can make cross-sector public health research a challenge.
An article in the Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law argues that public health efforts in the U.S. outperform those in England and France.
Policymakers in Virginia want to reframe the discussion about “deaths of despair” around solutions tied to the social determinants of health.
Intermountain Healthcare is spearheading a new alliance with a focus on the social determinants of health.
The study examined years of life among people of all ages and races from U.S. data over 25 years.
The move comes amid a groundswell of concern in the medical community in labeling the problem as a public health issue.
The recently passed federal spending plan would allow the CDC to study gun violence, but experts say that it doesn't go far enough.
The upcoming spending bill will clarify a 1996 provision that has limited federal research into gun violence.
The latest WHO review of priority diseases includes Disease X, a stand-in for a currently unknown threat.
Even as more states saw a drop in deaths, several saw death spikes of more than 30%,