The number one indicator of longevity is physical activity. With the percentage of the American population over the age of 60 rapidly growing, it is time to promote activity in older adults. A public health perspective looks not just at the decisions and actions of an individual person, but also the interpersonal, community, and structural […]Read more "Public Health Is…Active Aging"
Is it a Saturday night hot date, or Monday morning interview? Do you feel that a spritz of perfume or hint of scented lotion will give you the extra oomph to make a lasting first impression? Or could you actually be exposing yourself to harmful phthalates? What are phthalates? Phthalates are endocrine disrupting compounds that mimic […]Read more "Public Health is…Fragrance Free."
As a child, vegetables were seen as an item that should be pawned off to the dog rather than consumed. Yet, we were constantly told to eat more of them but rarely were told why, aside from “they are good for you”. Even as adults there are still a few vegetables that we steer away […]Read more "Public Health is … Dark Green Leafy Vegetables!"