Is your state ready for health emergencies? Many still lag behind.

  • April 21, 2017

An annual assessment of the nation’s day-to-day preparedness for managing community health emergencies improved slightly over the last year—though deep regional inequities remain. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has released the results of the 2017 National Health Security Preparedness Index, which found the United…

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Mom was wrong! Cold weather doesn’t make you sick

  • February 20, 2017

My Mom would always say, “don’t catch cold, you’ll get sick!”  Sorry Mom, it isn’t true.  Cold weather or cold temperatures have nothing to do with catching a cold or the flu! I was heartened to read a recent article in the New York Times…

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