Public Health Archives

Early exposure to arsenic can lead to lingering respiratory effects among males

May 26, 2020
Study finds little remaining evidence of chronic respiratory illness in females who have been exposed to the toxin

Researchers investigate sanitation facility use in Indian slums

May 25, 2020
Connecting social networks within communities with low sanitation facility use

Shocks to the health care system: Economic effects of COVID-19 on anesthesia services

May 15, 2020
Health economist from the School of Public Health sheds light on the “economic shock” caused by the pandemic and its impact on anesthesiologists’ practices

What is contact tracing, and how will it work in Texas?

May 12, 2020
School of Public Health experts explain efforts to prevent COVID-19 from having a strong rebound

School of Public Health grad helps develop new device for COVID-19 patients

May 5, 2020
Device can protect health care workers, provide additional treatment options

Weathering the storm: Mental, emotional well-being of health care workers during COVID-19 pandemic

April 30, 2020
Researchers investigate health worker fatigue and preparedness during the COVID-19 pandemic

The prison conundrum: Keeping inmates jailed or letting them out, risky either way

April 28, 2020
While some states are releasing prisoners to keep them from getting infected, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has declared that's not an option here.

Researchers investigate violence against health care workers in China

April 24, 2020
Higher-income patients are more likely to resort to violence with reduced levels of trust in medical providers a key issue

Long-lasting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health care system

April 20, 2020
Hospital closures, workforce burnout and displaced health professionals are issues the United States health care system may face in the aftermath