Prevention & Public Health

New National Poll Reveals Many Respondents Predict China will Surpass U.S.
in Science and Innovation by 2020

Excerpt of an op-ed by Nola Aigner, Public Information Officer at the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health published in the Globe Gazette.

During the Thanksgiving season, there is a lot to be thankful for. Good health, friends, family — the list goes on and on.

To address the recent meningitis outbreak at Princeton, public health programs from all levels got involved. Students sought medical attention at the university’€™s health center and their hometown local hospitals; the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) investigated the outbreak and requested CDC involvement; the FDA examined the case and allowed a new vaccine, unlicensed in the US but approved in Europe and Australia.

Public Health Thank You Day ’€” November 25, 2013

Excerpt of an article published in The Boston Globe on the next surgeon general.

President Obama will nominate Dr. Vivek Murthy of Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’€™s Hospital as surgeon general of the United States, the White House announced Thursday night.

By Foti Panagakos, DMD, PhD, global director of scientific affairs at Colgate-Palmolive

Dear Research Advocate:

Dear Research Advocate:

Glenn Close, Dr. Leroy Hood, Dr. Reed Tuckson, Kathy Giusti and the Progeria Research Foundation to Receive 2014 Research!America Advocacy Awards

pinkribbonIt’€™s Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Although many great strides in new treatments and therapies for breast cancer have been made, patients and their families are still waiting desperately for a cure.

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