Category Archives: Public health miscellany

Racialism and Ebola

So anything we do to quarantine West Africans is racist?

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With dirty coal and oil, how can that be?

Life expectancy in the US continues to increase.  Continue reading

Urban Hospitals & Health Insurance: Making It Work

Have you heard about the insurance company that provides free health coverage for the poor? Me neither. What about the hospital that provides free health care services to the poor? Of course, you say. Many of them do! Indeed, some of these hospitals even go bankrupt in the process.

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Jo Nova updates the Ebola situation

Joanne Nova is a great writer and apparently has expertise in microbiology, so she has been watching Ebola news

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Of course it could be just a coincidence, this enterovirus outbreak

Jeannie writes frequently for AT. She’s a nurse as I recall.

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Jane Orient provides wisdom

I have always been impressed with the essays of Jane Orient at the newsletter of the American Association of Physicians and Surgeons.

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Here’s a review of public health achievements

I would not object to the listing.

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