Right now, according to public health officials, about half a million U.S. kids have blood lead levels that could harm their health. However, new research finds many more children — hundreds of thousands more — are likely going unidentified.
A disproportionate level of workplace violence occurs in the health care industry. Nurses, in particular, endure a huge share of the abuse.
The California Endowment’s “Building Healthy Communities” is addressing and eliminating disparities through efforts that change community conditions to become healthier, rather than on a focus on clinical health care coverage.
Achieving health equity means changing the odds for people, rather than expecting people to beat the odds.
A report by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health examines the relationship between opioid overdose deaths and the work-related injury rates in the victims’ occupation and industry groups.
Two years ago today, President Obama signed into law bipartisan amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act. Its goal was to address the health risk of the thousands of untested and unregulated chemicals, but EPA’s Scott Pruitt is undermining the law.
The tax code overhaul is pressing on, with a full Senate vote coming later this week. As the seemingly chaotic drama unfolds in Washington, DC, our collective health and well-being awaits its fate.
In many households, a Thanksgiving tradition is for someone at the table to express appreciation for the meal in front of them. We often overlook the individuals who do the labor-intensive and dangerous work that brings the turkeys and other food to our table.
Free satellite air quality data is available to public health agencies and researchers. A NASA team hopes to utilize it to improve human health.