Health department director wins national pageant title

Fifteen years ago, LaShan Dixon’s friends challenged her to enter a pageant. The experience, and others that followed, helped her hone in on skills she

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Public Health as the Antidote for, not a Weapon Against, the Refugee Crisis

The allure of an elusive “American dream” beckons many who face perilous conditions at home to embark on the arduous journey to seek refuge in

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FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Applauds House Passage of Bipartisan Government Funding Bill

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration applauded House passage of the bipartisan funding bill, which delivers for the American people through critical investments in a range of bipartisan priorities—from

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A look at a rare COVID vaccine side effect

BEND, Ore. — Monica Melkonian wanted the Johnson & Johnson covid vaccine. It was only one shot and then she would be protected against the

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U.S. Can’t Use Health Rule to Expel Migrant Families Facing Persecution, Court Says

WASHINGTON — A public health rule that has kept many undocumented migrants from entering the country during the pandemic suffered a blow on Friday, when

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Legal experts weigh in on Title 42 following federal court rulings

Two federal court rulings last Friday has caused confusion regarding asylum-seeking migrants in the U.S. Denise Gilman, an immigration law professor at the University of

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Legislators want to expand eligibility criteria for health district directors | News

 Virginia legislators want to expand the potential pool of candidates who can take charge of local health departments — a position that’s become increasingly central

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Measuring the transformative utopian impulse for planetary health in the age of the Anthropocene: a multi-study scale development and validation

The scale items were developed to capture the key elements of the transformative utopian impulse for planetary health identified in the literature discussed in the

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When will Joe Biden end Title 42 for immigrants at border?

WASHINGTON Democratic leaders are increasing pressure on President Joe Biden to do away with a public health order that prevents migrants from entering the country,

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