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Measles Madness

Health authorities declared that measles had been eliminated from the nation in 2000, yet the virus has reemerged at alarmingly high rates in 2019.

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Millions Say #MeToo

Sexual violence particularly inflicts suffering and pain on females, low-income individuals, and people who identify as LGBT.

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Education to Reduce Teen Baby Bumps

Understanding the factors that influence teen reproductive health is essential as evidence grows in the “safe sex” vs “abstinence only” education debate.

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Pollute Less, Suffer More

Communities of color experience pollution inequities as Whites experience less exposure than Black and Hispanic people to the air pollution they create.

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Practice What We Preach

A 2019 study shows that public health schools’ maternity leave policies are too often not in keeping with their proclaimed values.

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Who’s in US Jails?

In the United States, a person can be held in jail awaiting trial for days, weeks, months, or years because they cannot afford to pay bail bond. 

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Barbara Stilwell

Public Health Post spoke with Dr. Barbara Stilwell about her work to better define nurses’ roles in the field of public health.

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Lynn M. Paltrow

Public Health Post Fellow Jori Fortson profiles Lynn Paltrow, who works to secure the human and civil rights, health, and welfare of all pregnant people.

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