What is public health communication?

What is public health communication? The purpose of this post is to serve as a resource and information catch-all for those seeking to learn more about the public health discipline of health communication. It is the field that I have devoted the past 10 years of my public health career […]

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Social media and public health: It’s about vulnerability

Social media and public health: It’s about vulnerability Today, social media is mourning a fashion and style icon: Ms. Kryzayda Rodriguez. She passed away after a relatively short battle with stomach cancer (she shared her diagnosis in November 2017). I loved her style (you can see more of her light […]

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Nike is the corporate example America needs right now

Nike is the corporate example America needs right now. Colin Kaepernick’s name has become larger than football since his controversial decision two years ago to kneel while the National Anthem played before NFL games. His stance has been used by some to gaslight racial tensions in this country – causing […]

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Giveaway – Free Tickets to the Atlanta Dirty Girl Mud Run!

Would you like to win FREE Tickets to the Atlanta Dirty Girl Mud Run! Proceeds support Bright Pink® to encourage breast cancer prevention and early detection nationwide. This Saturday, Atlanta residents may notice an influx of traffic on I-75 South as thousands venture to the Atlanta Motor Speedway to participate […]

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Updated: CDC warns untreatable gonorrhea is on the way

CDC warns untreatable gonorrhea is on the way:: A new strain of gonorrhea is resistant to one of the last known effective treatments According to U.S. News and World Report: Gonorrhea, one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the United States, is increasingly showing resistance to one of […]

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ObamaCare Explained. Simply. Thanks Kaiser Family Foundation.

This was worth sharing. Unfortunately, the government shut down has overshadowed the real message this week. The signature component of the Affordable Care Act (Medicaid Expansion and the opening of the healthcare marketplace) happened this week. Let’s continue to support this major milestone for our country.

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