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  • Highest Paying Jobs in Public Health and their Salaries

    Some of the highest paying professional and technical jobs in America are in public health, as well as some of the fastest-growing. As the healthcare sector in general has exploded in the 21st century, public health has become an overarching concern. Prevention is better than a cure, after all, and promoting health throughout whole populations has real world benefits: not only preventing disease and improving quality of life, but lowering medical costs and reducing economic… Continue Reading

  • Top 10 TED Talks on Public Health

    The TED Talks series is driven by the desire to bring important and inspiring ideas to the broader public. Here are ten of the most popular TED Talks related to public health. #1. Bill Davenhall - Your Health Depends on Where You Live Attention to the environmental aspects of health has been a staple of the public health movement from the beginning. In this fascinating talk, Bill Davenhall explores the possibilities for meshing geographic and… Continue Reading

  • 10 Most Serious Public Health Scares Ever

    Image Source The late 20th and early 21st centuries may have brought cures for many diseases, but they have also brought their fair share of new threats to public health. In an age that has witnessed the rise of international travel, the emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and the heavy use of chemicals, it seems there are more vectors for worldwide health crises than ever. And although there have been numerous unfounded health scares, there have… Continue Reading

  • How to Decontaminate a Radioactive Environment

    In the wake of Fukushima, it has become clear that people need good information in order to confront public health disasters. There will come a time after a radiological emergency that you will be informed by authorities that the radiological emergency is 'over' and everything is fine. This is when thoughts of decontamination of your environment come to the fore, and that will take careful consideration, planning, and commitment. EPA Decontamination Techniques is something that… Continue Reading

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