Monthly Archives: July 2020

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    The importance of sustained federal funding for public health

The importance of sustained federal funding for public health

By Stephanie Barahona, associate specialist, Public Health Preparedness and Response, APHL and Sam Abrams, specialist, Public Health Preparedness and Response, APHL
As hospitals across the country work to manage a constant influx of COVID-19 patients, their partners in public health are addressing critical community and statewide testing needs. While both the healthcare and public health […]

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    Lab Culture Ep. 22: Life as a public health lab scientist testing for COVID-19

Lab Culture Ep. 22: Life as a public health lab scientist testing for COVID-19

Jessica Bauer and Matt Sinn are scientists at the Missouri State Public Health Laboratory. On this episode, they shared their experiences performing COVID-19 testing, working long hours seven days a week, supporting their staff while trying not to burnout themselves. As they describe in this conversation, the experience has been nothing they ever could […]

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What goosebumps are for

Researchers discovered a new role for goosebumps that could have implications for reversing hair loss and understanding wound healing in the skin. …read more

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Sex differences in brain anatomy

An analysis of more than 2,000 brain scans showed sex differences in the volume of certain regions in the human brain that may contribute to differences in brain disease and behavior. …read more

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Approach to prevent fall injuries no better than usual care

In a large study, individualized plans designed to prevent serious injuries from falls among older adults who are at high risk didn’t improve upon usual care. …read more

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