As an epidemiologist, Jeff Bethel understands the vital role of public health in saving lives after a natural disaster. Most at risk, he says, are vulnerable populations — migrant laborers and people who live alone or have chronic illnesses.
The risks are especially high among the Hmong, whose cervical cancer rates are some of the nation’s highest.
Your old sofa, as comfy as it is, could be a hazard to your children’s health.
To get to the bottom of questions about the effects of alcohol consumption on bones, Cyndi Trevisiol learned how to remove the living cells from a femur and a tibia.
Jennifer Kue was just a little girl when she began assisting Portland’s Hmong community.
Romping in the backyard at Cozy Corners family childcare home, Avery and Lauryn are boosting their health by doing what kids do naturally – running, jumping and playing.