To Limit COVID-19, Navajo Leader Says: ‘Listen To Your Public Health Professionals’

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez holds a letter from a Navajo family while distributing food, water and other supplies on May 27, on the Navajo Nation Reservation in New Mexico. Sharon Chischilly/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Sharon Chischilly/Getty Images Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez …

When Public Figures Make Questionable Health Claims, Do People Listen?

Three things that are being touted (with limited or no evidence) as coronavirus treatments: the bitter root artemesia, vodka and the anti-malarial and arthritis drug hydroxychloroquine. L. Vuyck / Wikimedia Commons; Westend61/ Getty Images; NoSystem images/ Getty Images hide caption toggle caption L. Vuyck / …

Tribal Programs That Prepare For Public Health Crises Readying For Coronavirus

Kim Thompson, the health director of the Shoalwater Bay Tribe, says the clinic isn’t ready for novel coronavirus cases yet, but they’re trying to get there. Eilis O’Neill/KUOW hide caption toggle caption Eilis O’Neill/KUOW Kim Thompson, the health director of the Shoalwater Bay Tribe, says …

Trump Declares Coronavirus A Public Health Emergency And Restricts Travel From China

On Friday, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar declared the novel coronavirus a public health emergency in the United States. From left, in Washington D.C., are Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun, Acting Transportation Undersecretary Joel Szabat, Azar, and National Institute of Allergy and …

CDC: Childhood Trauma Is A Public Health Issue And We Can Do More Prevent It

Childhood trauma can lead to longterm health problems. More should be done to prevent it, says the CDC. mrs/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption mrs/Getty Images Childhood trauma can lead to longterm health problems. More should be done to prevent it, says the CDC. mrs/Getty …

Canada’s Decision To Make Public More Clinical Trial Data Puts Pressure On FDA

Already, Health Canada has posted safety and efficacy data online for four newly approved drugs; it plans to release reports for another 13 drugs and three medical devices approved or rejected since March. Teerapat Seedafong/EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Teerapat Seedafong/EyeEm/Getty Images Already, Health …