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The proposal to privatise Medicare is bizarre. We should treasure our public health system

‘Ahh yes, privatising Medicare. Welcome back. Is there any policy issue that the business sector doesn’t believe can be solved by privatisation?’ Photograph: Joel Carrett/AAP…

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The real public health emergency of international concern: the DRC

Freshly dug graves are seen in Beni, a city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In nearly a year, more than 1,700 people in…

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Coalition’s voluntary salt limits have been ‘public health disaster’

Scientists from Imperial College London judge that, without incentives, industry alone cannot be trusted to reduce food salt levels. Photograph: Studiomode/Alamy Nearly 10,000 cases of…

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LOS ANGELES – Public Health Investigates Additional Measles Case

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is investigating an additional confirmed case of measles in a Los Angeles County resident. Public…

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Digital Company Propeller Finds Success With Public Health

Propeller Health is a digital company that has positive clinical results as well as financial success. Last year Propeller was acquired for $225 million after being named a Most Innovative Company. It also has public…

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Tracy Nelson named director of Colorado School of Public Health at CSU

Tracy Nelson, a professor in the CSU Department of Health and Exercise Science, has been named director of the Colorado School of Public Health at…

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Improving Critical Collaboration Between Public Health Officials and Law Enforcement

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health departments, hosted its 2019 Preparedness Summit on March 26-29 in St. Louis….

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WHO Says Ebola Outbreak Is Not An International Public Health Emergency

Updated at 5:30 p.m. ET The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo “does not meet the criteria for a Public Health Emergency…

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Three public health interventions could prevent 94 million premature deaths

A worldwide effort to lower people’s blood pressure, cut their sodium intake, and eliminate trans fat from their diet could dramatically reduce the incidence of…

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Urban life can present many challenges for public health

Kolkata, May 31 (UNI) People have long migrated to cities in search of opportunities to improve their lives but rising urbanization is putting many cities…

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