The Public's Health Archive: July, 2013

O'liver and the dancing docs of LOVE Park

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The World Hepatitis Day flash mob was a success! Last week, seeking to spread the word about hepatitis C - most people don't know that... Read more

May I dance with your liver? (Flash mob: Friday, 1:30 p.m., LOVE Park.)

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What do you know about hepatitis C? Did you know that it is the most common bloodborne infection in the United States? That it is five times... Read more

Civil War’s record deaths led to major advances in public health

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Pennsylvania is marking the Civil War Sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) with special events at Gettysburg and other locations throughout... Read more

Gesundheit! Patch Adams is coming to town

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Gesundheit, German for “health,” typically is said to someone after they sneeze. The Gesundheit! Institute is a not-for-profit... Read more

The AMA says obesity is a disease. Is that healthy?

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At its recent annual meeting, American Medical Association (AMA) delegates rejected the advice of their own Committee on Science and Public... Read more

Look out for grill bristles!

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We write about a lot of complex issues here at The Public’s Health. Issues that seem intractable, such as implicit racial bias and poverty... Read more