Health

Breaking the Barriers: The Black Maternal Health Equity Summit Promotes Proactive Measures for Health Equity

Health inequities among Black women remain a pressing issue that continues to persist. In an effort to address these disparities, the Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative of Northern Ohio organized the Black Maternal Health Equity Summit. The summit brought together…

New Jersey’s Murphy Administration Expands Pharmacist’s Role in Providing Hormonal Contraceptives without Prescription

The Murphy Administration is taking steps to make it easier for individuals to access birth control by allowing pharmacists to provide hormonal contraceptives without a prescription. This initiative aims to increase access to contraceptives and improve public health by making…

Boost Your Mental Health: Tips and Strategies for College Students During Mental Health Awareness Month

In May, which is Mental Health Awareness Month, college-age individuals are at a higher risk for various mental health challenges. This is why college students are increasingly utilizing mental health resources to seek help and support. It’s important for the…

From Menominee Reservation to UW-Green Bay: Lisa Miller’s Journey to Community Health Education Graduation

UW-Green Bay graduate Lisa Miller, originally from the Menominee Reservation, has completed her education journey with a degree in Community Health Education. She began her academic career at the College of Menominee Nation before transferring to UW-Green Bay after passing…

Celebrating 50 Years: A Journey Through the Impact of the Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program (WIC)

The Chatham County Health Department is excited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program (WIC). The event will take place on Wednesday, May 22 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the health department’s…

Breaking Barriers: Alaqua Cox’s Inspiring Journey at NACHP Event

The NACHP event this year brought together 77 middle and high school students, as well as 13 chaperones from 12 different communities across the state. Representing these communities were Ashland, Green Bay, Oneida, Shawano, and Appleton. In attendance were tribal…

Advocating for Fair and Sufficient Reimbursement for Community Health Workers: Collaborative Efforts to Improve Pennsylvania’s Medicaid Payment System

Pennsylvania Community Health Worker Collaborative (PACHW) partnered with RCPA and numerous organizations to send two letters to Governor Shapiro and the PA Department of Human Services (DHS) in relation to the state’s plan for an amendment to authorize payments for…

Measles Alert in Philadelphia Region: What You Need to Know

In Pennsylvania, health officials have issued a warning about possible measles exposures in the Philadelphia region. On Monday, officials from the Philadelphia Health Department joined forces with Montgomery County and Pennsylvania departments to inform the public about three locations where…

Protecting the Healthcare Sector: HHS Launches $50 Million Cybersecurity Program

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA) announced on May 20 the launch of a $50 million cybersecurity program aimed at enhancing cybersecurity measures for information technology teams in healthcare. The program, called…

Breaking Ground: UT School of Public Health San Antonio Receives $3 Million in New Funding to Address Fatty Liver Disease and Diabetes Prevalence Among Latinos

On Monday, the UT School of Public Health San Antonio received nearly $3 million in new funding. This includes almost $2 million allocated for research on hepatic steatosis, also known as fatty liver disease, and the remaining $1 million for…