Public Health Archives

Protecting children with asthma from COVID-19

April 8, 2020
An asthma expert explains how to reduce risk of exposure to COVID-19 in hospitals by preventing asthma attacks

A learning experience: Study of methods for teaching biostatistics in public health

April 7, 2020
Methods and examples to improve biostatistics education, including for students with limited mathematical backgrounds

Benden named incoming co-chair for Applied Ergonomic Conference

April 3, 2020
Benden to join leadership team of the largest industrial ergonomic conference in the world.

Building a culture of health

April 3, 2020
Researchers analyze Healthy Hawai'i Initiative to gain insight on developing future health initiatives

Exploring how psychological factors play into vaccine misinformation

March 26, 2020
Researchers test methods for correcting misinformed beliefs about vaccines by tailoring messaging to different psychological dispositions

The other health risk older adults face during COVID-19 pandemic: Social isolation

March 25, 2020
Added stress and feelings of social isolation during social distancing efforts can increase health risks for older adults, but there are ways to cope.

POV: The safest way to travel right now is to not travel at all

March 24, 2020
Fleeing from the coronavirus is dangerous for you, the people you encounter along the way and wherever you end up

Physical and mental health in vulnerable communities following Hurricane Harvey

March 23, 2020
Unexpected research findings show mental health scores higher than the national average and physical health scores significantly lower for vulnerable Houston communities

What’s the difference between pandemic, epidemic and outbreak?

March 18, 2020
An epidemiologist at the Texas A&M School of Public Health explains the distinctions of the three terms.
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