A threshold of vaccination rate of ninety percent or higher is needed to ensure safety of the general population.
The public defender system does not extend to civil issues, which include matters pertaining to and impacting people’s health.
Measles can lead to severe complications, including pneumonia and encephalitis (swelling of the brain), and even death.
Public health experts warn that the opioid epidemic is in danger of creating a “public health disaster of historic proportions.”
A public-health approach requires design thinking about where we are today, where we want to be in the future, and the pathways to get there.
Some scientists believe that the original function of disgust was to keep humans away from things that carry parasites or disease.
Post-tragedy attributions of mental illness in perpetrators of violent acts must be replaced by pre-tragedy mental health services that are adequately funded, accessible, and effective.