Category Archives: Health

Jones & Bartlett Learning Author Featured in ASHA Article on PhD Programs in Communication Sciences

Ronald B. Gillam, co-author of Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice, Third Edition, recently published an article for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) entitled “ASHA Report: PhD Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders: Innovative Models and Practices … Continue reading

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5-Star Review for Preventing Sudden Death in Sport & Physical Activity, Second Edition

Athlete safety and the prevention of sudden death on the field are growing concerns in sports and physical activity. That’s what makes the groundbreaking Preventing Sudden Death in Sport and Physical Activity, Second Edition by Douglas J. Casa and Rebecca … Continue reading

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World Health Day Focuses On Talking About Depression

Today marks World Health Day, an international initiative that draws attention to a specific health issue and celebrates the start of the World Health Organization (WHO). This year’s theme is “Depression: Let’s Talk.” It focuses on the importance of talking … Continue reading

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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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