Public Health

Personal Health-Related Online Postings and Informed Consent

Personal Health-Related Online Postings and Informed Consent

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"Infodemiology" and "infoveillance" are terms used to describe an emerging approach to public health research, based on Google Trends big data monitoring and data mining.

Strategies to Improve Adult Vaccination Rates in the United States

Strategies to Improve Adult Vaccination Rates in the United States

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The National Vaccine Advisory Committee highlighted 5 core concepts and strategies that can increase integration of social psychological components with health communication principles to improve the perceived benefits of adult vaccination.

Climate Change: Effects on the Incidence and Distribution of Infectious Diseases

Climate Change: Effects on the Incidence and Distribution of Infectious Diseases

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Scientists warn that unless there is an adequate response and proactive measures are taken, society will soon have to deal with direct and indirect effects of the changing climate on human health.

Opioid Crisis Declared Public Health Emergency by White House: Implications According to Pain Specialists

Opioid Crisis Declared Public Health Emergency by White House: Implications According to Pain Specialists

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On October 26, 2017, President Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency.

CDC Report: Health in the United States

CDC Report: Health in the United States

The 40th annual CDC report summarizes health trends in the US, including an increase in life expectancy and a decrease in infant mortality.

Substance Use Disorders: Treatment Recommendations

Substance Use Disorders: Treatment Recommendations

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Substance Use Disorder is a chronic medical condition, and should be treated like one.

American Academy of Pain Medicine 2017 Annual Meeting: Focus on Public Health

American Academy of Pain Medicine 2017 Annual Meeting: Focus on Public Health

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Clinical Pain Advisor offers comprehensive coverage of the American Academy of Pain Medicine's annual meeting, March 16-19, 2017, in Orlando, Florida.

Public Health and Prevention of Opioid Misuse

Public Health and Prevention of Opioid Misuse

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"Ultimately, the goal is to turn our clinics into research laboratories where every single patient is characterized," noted Dr Mackey.

Legalized Marijuana: Are We Ready for the Consequences?

Legalized Marijuana: Are We Ready for the Consequences?

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Pot-related poison control calls and hospital discharges spike with wider availability.

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