Worth reading: US gun violence, environmental racism, and attempts to rebrand “abstinence only”

By | 2018-03-05T10:23:10+00:00 March 5th, 2018|0 Comments

First, some important pieces related to the Parkland shooting and US gun violence in general:

And here are a few of the recent pieces I recommend reading on other public health topics:

Finally, something I enjoyed listening to recently: An episode of POLITICO’s Pulse Check in which Dan Diamond interviews Patty Hayes, Director of Public Health – Seattle & King County. They discuss the impact of federal budget cuts on local prevention work, why Hayes’s department is suing the Trump administration over its early termination of the county’s teen pregnancy prevention grant, and how local health departments can respond to substance use disorder and invest in healthier childhoods.

About the Author:

Liz Borkowski
Liz Borkowski, MPH is the managing editor of the journal Women's Health Issues and a researcher at the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. Her blog posts are her own and do not necessarily represent the views of her employer.

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