In the wake of the Atlanta spa shootings, our staff grieve the losses, identify problems we want to work on, and resume the quest for the health of all....more
In this era of fake news and misinformation, of pandemics and plandemics, your voice is welcome. It puts the public in public health....more
The four PHP writing fellows and the three editors have each taken one public health issue and offer reminders of what is at stake in 2020....more
A new law designed to thwart online sex trafficking shuts down sites like Backpage.com and Craigslist personal ads. Sex workers use these sites to solicit and vet clients and share information about predators and say the legislation increases the dangers they face.
The US government has committed millions of dollars to HIV prevention for sex workers, a major departure from the Anti-Prostitution Pledge....more
Public health, scientific, and academic writing are plagued by jargon and words that are so overused they become meaningless. PHP’s Associate Editor, Jennifer Beard offers a new spin on the recent “seven words” controversy.
Our Associate Editor Jen Beard writes on the elusive and expansive definition of public health and asks readers to share their own examples of public health in action....more
We’re delighted to welcome our new cohort of PHP fellows: Sampada Nandyala, Chrissy Packtor, and Erin Polka! Executive Editor Michael Stein and Associate Editor Jennifer Beard also join the PHP team....more
People living with addiction in the United States are increasingly visible, as are the challenges they face. In Ghana, they are still living in the shadows....more