Category Archives: Health

Today is World AIDS Day

December 1 marks World AIDS Day, a global initiative that acknowledges the progress made in AIDS treatment and prevention. This year the theme is “Leadership. Commitment. Impact.” It encourages “leaders to strengthen their commitment to using evidence-based HIV interventions, prevention … Continue reading

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One Health: From AIDS to Zika, Just In Time for One Health Day

By Richard Riegelman MD, MPH, PhD, Professor and Founding Dean, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University As Zika spreads to the U.S., climate change becomes a daily reality, and the presence of antibiotic resistance becomes a … Continue reading

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Global Health Workshop at Unite for Sight

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101, Third Edition In April 2016, Unite for Sight asked me to facilitate a workshop on teaching global health at its annual Global Health and Innovation Conference. This followed a similar workshop I … Continue reading

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Jones & Bartlett Learning Author and Health Policy and Law Expert Joel Teitelbaum Weighs in on the Latest Affordable Care Act Litigation

More than six years after becoming law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains heavily litigated.  Since 2010, dozens of lawsuits have been lodged against it, with four of them reaching the United States Supreme Court – a remarkable number given … Continue reading

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Postpartum: Exercise Tips

This month, our special guest bloggers, Lilah Al-Masri, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, and Simon Bartlett, PhD, CSCS, ATC, authors of 100 Questions and Answers about Sports Nutrition & Exercise, offer expert postpartum exercise tips. You have just given birth.  Congratulations!  Now … Continue reading

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Today Is World Blood Donor Day

With the recent tragic events in Orlando, people have been lining up to donate blood to help the victims of the attack. Today also marks World Blood Donor Day, a yearly campaign from the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise … Continue reading

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Postpartum: Nutrition Tips

This month, our special guest bloggers, Lilah Al-Masri, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, and Simon Bartlett, PhD, CSCS, ATC, authors of 100 Questions and Answers about Sports Nutrition & Exercise, offer expert tips on postpartum nutrition. Congratulations!  If you are reading this … Continue reading

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Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy

This month, our special guest bloggers, Lilah Al-Masri, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, and Simon Bartlett, PhD, CSCS, ATC, authors of 100 Questions and Answers about Sports Nutrition & Exercise, offer expert insights on the benefits of exercise during pregnancy. When you’re … Continue reading

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Review: Professional Skills for the Pharmacy Technician is “the most valuable reference and educational tool available for pharmacy technicians”

The recently published Professional Skills for the Pharmacy Technician by Stephanie C. Peshek just received a perfect score of 100 and 5 stars from Doody’s Review Service. Jennifer L. Colon, PharmD, MS, MBA, from Temple University School of Pharmacy, writing … Continue reading

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5-Star Review for Ethics in Health Administration: A Practical Approach for Decision Makers, Third Edition

Excellent news to share– Ethics in Health Administration: A Practical Approach for Decision Makers, Third Edition by Eileen E. Morrison just received a 5-star review. According to Joseph T. Norris, MA, from Saint Louis University, writing for Doody’s Review Service, … Continue reading

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