Public health

Public health is the science of protecting and improving the health of people and their communities. This work is achieved by promoting healthy lifestyles, researching disease and injury prevention, and detecting, preventing and responding to infectious diseases. CDC Foundation

Suffering in the shadows

Parents of medically complex children say life is a never-ending fight for help. Jordan Stead’s three-year-old daughter, Ebba, has a rare neurodevelopmental condition called CDKL5. Mark Cumby CBC. By Jessica Singer, CBC News June 3, … READ MORE

I am not a wheelchair

When people refer to me as an inanimate object, I feel dismissed and dehumanized. Lisa Freeman speaks about why language and treatment of people in wheelchairs matters. Watch video Lisa Freeman, CBC Ottawa First Person January 23, … READ MORE

The Human Touch

From cradle to grave, touch brings us comfort, pleasure and sometimes pain, reminding us of our countless connections to the world and to humanity — including our own. pxfuel image By Meredith McGroarty, USC Dornsife Magazine … READ MORE
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