public health

Responsible for the deaths of about 90 Americans a day, opioids are the cause of an increasingly dire health crisis finally being addressed by the Trump administration. The opioid epidemic had its beginnings in the early 1990s, when a combination ...

More than 300 scientists, public health officials and policymakers convened to discuss climate change and potential solutions at the Carter Center Feb. 16 following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) abrupt cancellation of its Climate and Health Summit. ...

A climate change and public health conference initiated by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and several non-governmental organizations will replace the cancelled Centers for Disease and Control Prevention’s (CDC) Climate and Health Summit, according to a Jan. 26 American ...

For Brazilians, getting a mosquito bite could turn into much more than an itchy bump for a week; it could transmit the Zika virus that has been ravaging South America and the Caribbean for almost two years. The bug to ...

A Rollins School of Public Health research team received nearly $7.5 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to further train public health workers in West Africa, according to a Feb. 24 University press release. “We are ...

By Harmeet Kaur Digital Editor In response to the norovirus outbreak in previous weeks, students on the Student Outbreak Response Team (SORT) at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health conducted a public health messaging campaign to help prevent the spread ...