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Public Health Matters Blog - “Surviving” Dadhood: A Practical Guide

Sunday is Father's Day,a holiday that is less exciting to my daughter than National Lollipop Day on July 21. Then again, she's only two. Though I am still learning how to be a father, I've made some observations worth sharing. Yes, there are dads out there who have parented for longer, but I also ...

Public Health Matters Blog - June is National Safety Month - Stand up to Falls

June brings summer to our doorstep, along with National Safety Month. This year's theme encourages us to “Keep Each Other Safe.” One of the best ways to keep each other safe is to “Stand Up to Falls.”

Public Health Matters Blog - Why Diarrhea & Swimming Don't Mix

The summer swim season is here, and millions of Americans will be flocking to local pools for fun in the sun and exercise. However, swimming, like any form of exercise, does not come without health risks. The good news is that we can all take a few simple but effective steps to help keep ourselves ...