The Public's Health Archive: April, 2012

Outrage at the latest cuts to public health funding

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Late last week the American Public Health Association launched a campaign opposing dramatic cuts to the U.S. Department of Health and Human... Read more

Quakers vs. PNC on mountaintop coal removal

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Quakers don’t mess around. William Penn (a Quaker) wasn’t messing around when he founded the state of Pennsylvania in 1681, and... Read more

Funny stuff at tonight's Science Festival

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On Tuesday we hosted a spirited (and not just because of the beer) discussion about public health in a Philadelphia Science Festival event... Read more

Disappointing grades for sex education in public schools

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Join us at the Philadelphia Science Festival, when we will host what promises to be a spirited discussion — over beer, Tuesday night... Read more

Join us at the Philadelphia Science Festival

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It’s late April, you’ve already written your check to the IRS, and the Phillies are dragging in last place in the NL East. But... Read more

Oil speculation kills (on two wheels)

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In a speech on Tuesday, President Obama called on Congress to pass a package of regulatory measures to curb the illegal manipulation of oil... Read more

Taxes – that’s right, new taxes! – for public health

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A report published last week by the distinguished Institute of Medicine of the National Academies calls attention to the poor public health... Read more

Writing your way to health, stress-free

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"Stress is related to 99% of all illness," reads the bag of Lululemon, the high-end stretchy pants emporium on Walnut Street. While the researcher... Read more