The Public's Health Archive: June, 2013

‘Railway spine’? ‘Soldier’s heart’? Try ‘PTSD.’

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June is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) awareness month. Sure, there are months for almost every medical condition imaginable. But this... Read more

Hug a tree: It just might be keeping you healthy

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By the time we are adults, the role of trees in our lives is largely reduced to providing shade and making us grateful that there are enough... Read more

Pox and the City: A public health history game

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It has been my privilege to serve as one of the historical consultants to Pox and the City, a digital role-playing game for the history of... Read more

Needed: A conversation on organ donation

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In back-to-back rulings this week, a federal judge decided that two children with end-stage cystic fibrosis—10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan... Read more

Climate change and public health: for kids, grownups, and music-lovers

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Let’s have a brief conversation about climate change. How is climate change related to health? Here is some of what the World Health... Read more