public health


Pornography is a public health crisis

Kurt Mahlburg | 31 October 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: culture, pornography, public health


Let’s treat porn as the public health hazard it is

Cordelia Anderson | 29 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: pornography, public health, public health crisis
Brain science is strengthening the case for a new approach.


Medicating our unhealthy lifestyles

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 August 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: epidemics, HPV, public health, technology
The glamour of technology can blind us to the real remedies for today’s epidemics.


Is there a silver lining to the Ebola epidemic?

Michael Cook | 18 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: developing countries, Ebola, public health, public health crisis
Rich countries are starting to take neglected tropical diseases seriously.


Ebola can only be beaten if we pull together

Craig Klugman | 17 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Ebola, epidemics, public health, public health crisis
There's no need for the US to panic, as long as people act like adults, not spoiled teens.


Heroes of the war on Ebola

Michael Cook | 02 September 2014 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, Ebola, infectious diseases, public health, public health crisis


Helping the Philippines recover from typhoon devastation

Michael Toole | 12 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: disaster relief, Philippines, public health
Aid will be welcome, but the most effective disaster response will be provided by the locals.


New malaria vaccine the first to offer complete protection

Akshat Rathi | 12 August 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: malaria, public health
Looking for good news? Scientists now think that within six or seven years we will have a cheap and effective fix.


Tipping the balance towards humanity in World War Z

Judy-Anne Osborn | 21 June 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: epidemics, mathematics, public health, zombies
Can the craze for zombie films help us to understand the dangers of epidemic diseases?


After the war on tobacco - a campaign for self-control?

Carolyn Moynihan | 01 July 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: public health, smoking, virtue
Is it really more difficult than fighting multinational corporations on every front?


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