The survey of 10 North American airlines’ menus reveals an overall small increase in healthy and low-calorie food choices since last year…
The Hunter College Foundation is seeking nominations for the second annual Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize.
In the November issue of Health Affairs, CUNY School of Public Health professors Nicholas Freudenberg (Hunter College) and Emma Tsui(Lehman College) examine the prospect that creating new entry-level jobs in fields such as health care, environmental remediation or food services can both boost local economies and improve health.
Watch Dr. Stephanie Woolhandler discuss how the U.S. medical care system is broken…
Factors that influence decisions that poor and non-poor individuals make regarding their relationships and having children
“Healthcare Reform 2.0″ appears in the Fall 2011 issue of Social Research. Read the full text here…http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/sph/files/2011/11/783_Woolhandler-Himmelstein_719-730.pdf
The Sarah Mazelis Paper of the Year Award recognizes authors whose peer-reviewed articles in Health Promotion Practice have made significant contributions to advancing the practice of health education and health promotion programs, policy, or professional preparation
DPH faculty member Shoshana Sofaer, Dr.P.H writes on Patient Engagement. You can find it at:http://blog.preparedpatientforum.org/blog/2011/10/patient-engagement-experts-talk-about-challenges-shoshanna-sofaer/
She recently collaborated with senior staff from 3 city agencies — the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the NYC Department for the Aging — to design a study on the health of older public housing residents and generate a detailed report.
Following the 2006 Massachusetts health care reform, an estimated 316,492 residents remain uninsured. However, there have been no published studies that examine why Massachusetts residents remain uninsured four years into health reform.