Category Archives: Public Health

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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Unique Introductory Microbiology Text Scores Big with Reviewers

Last spring we conducted a review of our unique microbiology textbook, The Microbial Challenge: A Public Health Perspective, Third Edition by (the late) Robert Krasner and Teri Shors. The text is unique in that it covers the core microbiology concepts … Continue reading

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New eBook Highlights Undergraduate Public Health Education

Frontiers, one of the world’s largest open-access publishers in the health field, just released a new eBook entitled Undergraduate Education for Public Health in the United States. Faculty from accredited schools and programs across the nation have contributed to the 20 chapters. … Continue reading

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Washington Post Makes Health Navigators Front Page News

Guest blogger, author, and editor of the Essential Public Health Series, Richard Riegelman MD, MPH, PhD, writes about the emerging career field known as “Health Navigator.” On July 4, the Washington Post featured a front page article, “Navigators’ for cancer … Continue reading

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King v. Burwell: A Policy Expert’s View, Part 2: The Verdict

This is the second installment of a 2-part commentary by Jones & Bartlett Learning author and health policy expert, Joel Teitelbaum, on the most recent challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) before the U.S. Supreme Court. On June 26th, 2015, … Continue reading

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King v. Burwell: A Policy Expert’s View, Part 1

This is the first installment of a 2-part commentary by Jones & Bartlett Learning author and health policy expert, Joel Teitelbaum, on the most recent challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), now a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. The … Continue reading

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New Recorded Webinar: An Update On Undergraduate Public Health

Earlier this week, we conducted an Undergraduate Public Health webinar with featured presenter, Dr. Richard K. Riegelman, MD, MPH. It explored important topics, such as: Recent growth trends in undergraduate Public Health The goals and outcomes of the “Framing the … Continue reading

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October Is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Bullying has far-reaching impacts on education, health, wellness, and safety. Created in 2006 by PACER’s National Center for Bullying Prevention, National Bullying Prevention Month raises awareness through events, activities, outreach, and education to reduce and prevent bullying in schools and … Continue reading

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Discover Navigate 2: Eight Demo Courses Available

Navigate 2 is arriving– and now you can try it! We’ve just released eight demo courses in a variety of areas, including: Advantage Access for Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, Tenth Edition Advantage Access for Fundamentals … Continue reading

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National Public Health Week Is Here

Please join us in celebrating National Public Health Week (NPHW) today through April 13. For nearly two decades, NPHW has raised awareness of the important role public health plays in keeping communities both healthy and safe. This year’s theme is … Continue reading

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