When someone has a sudden cardiac arrest, every minute counts. The American Heart Institute guidelines say that for every minute, the chances of a victim surviving decrease by 7 to 10 percent. To help save
Empowering Community Health Workers with Telecommunications Tools: Lessons from the Savar Textile Building Collapse, the Ebola Epidemic, and Everyday Global Health Care Delivery
Ed note: Today we welcome Junaid Nabi and Dr. Rhatigan to the blog. For more about the authors, please see the bottom of this post. In the spring of 2013, on a cloudy morning in
Following up from the end of last year, I thought it would be fun to predict what I think the next 12 months will have in store for us. So lets get to it! 1.
The Affordable Care Act was a landmark piece of legislation for the United States. While most other G-20 countries already have some form of universal healthcare (either through a single payer system, or mandatory insurance
About two weeks ago, the Hospital for Sick Children, also known as SickKids, launched their new ad campaign. For those who aren’t from Canada, SickKids is based in Toronto, Ontario, is the second largest children’s
Ed Note: Today, we’re happy to welcome Dr. April Killikelly to the blog. More information about April can be found at the bottom of this post. If a museum is a stage for knowledge and learning, what happens
Ed Note: The below is an announcement from Health Promotion Ontario Event: Health Promotion Ontario 2016 Conference Date: October 18-19, 2016 Venue: The Canadian Museum of Nature Location: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Come celebrate
5th Canadian Obesity Summit: Call for Abstracts & Workshop Proposals Now Open; Deadline October 24th
Ed note: The below is an announcement from the Canadian Obesity Network. 5th Canadian Obesity Summit Banff, Alberta, Canada April 25 to 29, 2017 Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Canadian Obesity Network, showcase
Last week, Philadelphia became the first major city to pass a “soda tax.” While other cities have tried and ultimately failed to pass similar pieces of legislation, Philadelphia was successful. So what made Philadelphia different?
The Marlboro Man is one of the most iconic advertising images from the 20th century. The cowboy, depicted in some rustic setting, was single-handedly responsible for turning Marlboro’s annual sales from $5 billion a year to over $20