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Public health and the illusion of your autonomy: Kill the umpire?

I won't speak for my friends and colleagues in public health, although I suspect they feel the same; I'll just speak for myself. ... We needn't wade into the weeds about scruples, but let's acknowledge the resource inequity in public health.
January 2022

Managing superbugs in your community

They also need to have good links with the public health system for reporting and surveillance.". ... The WHO received pushback from the public health community for leaving TB off its priority list.
May 2017

What if? A New Year's public health reverie

The case for the power of the possible in public health isand data-driven. ... As public health philosopher-king, such empowerment would be my job. I would eradicate tobacco use.
January 2022

The pros and cons of 'Dry January'

Patients often resolve to improve their health when the calendar turns over, with plans to eat better, exercise more, and drink less commonly topping the list. ... Enter "Dry January," a public health campaign begun in the United Kingdom that encourages
January 2022

States aim to limit opioid prescriptions

Prescribing limits are usually part of more comprehensive state opioid laws, which incorporate other clinical and public health strategies. ... Abraham noted. Doctors and legislators in several other states have similarly wrestled with the balancing act
October 2016

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

When cases are declining sufficiently, communities need to work with public health authorities to develop risk-based plans for a phased resumption of activities, the College said. ... ACP also called on the federal government to do more to support state
June 2020

Disorder or disease? Semantics of obesity

I do not dispute the importance of dealing with obesity as a serious health issue, as a clear progenitor to many things that are properly categorized as diseases, such as type ... If we view obesity as a disorder of normal physiology, then perhaps what
October 2021

Prescribe opioids, but with caution

The prescription opioid and heroin crisis: a public health approach to an epidemic of addiction. ... Annu Rev Public Health. 2015;36:559-74. [PMID: 25581144] doi:10.1146/annurev-publhealth-031914-122957. Manchikanti L, Abdi S, Atluri S, Balog CC,
July 2015

International Forum focuses on social determinants of health

In contrast, U.S. expenditures in public health and prevention are more modest than other countries where investment may be more impactful. ... Integration with public health can include a more robust partnership in didactic and experiential learning.
January 2019

Volunteer internists help to rebuild Haiti

Lyon. “Rehabilitation back to the baseline of a poor public health system is a five- to 10-year project.”. ... The World Health Organization has guidance for physicians in its report “Public Health Risk Assessment and Interventions: Earthquake-Haiti
May 2010

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