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Fatbergs: Menaces to Public Works and Public Health
In underground pipes, fat, oil, and grease combine with wet wipes and other items that shouldn’t be flushed, causing hazardous sewer backups and costly removal projects.
How Human Challenge Trials Accelerate Vaccine Development
7 Things to Know About Daylight Saving Time
Public Health Under the Microscope
A Constellation of Storms: The Threat of Infectious Diseases
The 2022 Bloomberg American Health Summit: Public Health: On Location
The Bloomberg American Health Initiative hosted its fifth annual summit in Philadelphia and brought together Initiative fellows, faculty and public health leaders for networking, learning, and opportunities to see public health in action locally and nationwide. The recording of the main plenary session on December 6 is accessible to the general public.
Public Health On Call
An award-winning podcast covering the latest on COVID as well as other urgent public health issues including racism, gun violence, mental health, climate change, and overdose.
How Do mRNA Vaccines Work? Here's What You Should Know
Messenger RNA—or mRNA—vaccines have been in development for decades, and are now approved for use against COVID-19.
Here's how they work and what you should know about them.
What is Alzheimer's Disease and Why Does it Happen? What Can You Do to Take Preventive Measures?
Affecting about 44 million people globally, Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia. It could begin progressing 20 years or more before symptoms become apparent.
Though we're still learning about this disease, experts believe there are things you can do to be proactive about your brain health—and potentially prevent Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia.
In the News
Vaccine Makers Ready to Test Bird Flu Vaccine in Humans
Meghan Davis is quoted.
Deadly fungal infection rapidly spreading in U.S. health facilities
Arturo Casadevall is quoted.
Why getting a COVID vaccine in the nose might work better
William Moss is quoted.