public health

National Public Health Week 2022

Public Health and Milk Banks

By Deborah Youngblood, PhD, Executive Director The first week of April is National Public Health Week, a time for everyone to reflect on the importance of healthy communities. Prior to being... More > about Public Health and Milk Banks

National Public Health Week: Donor Milk as a Bridge to Breastfeeding

Each year National Public Health Week, celebrated the first full week in April, explores, honors, and educates about some dimension of public health by looking... More > about National Public Health Week: Donor Milk as a Bridge to Breastfeeding

Why Breastfeeding Matters for Mothers and Children (and Families) Everywhere: A Public Health Imperative

By Naomi Bar-Yam, PhD, and Christopher Duggan, MD, MPH Ranging from scuttling of environmental air and water protections, seeking rescindment of the Affordable Care Act... More > about Why Breastfeeding Matters for Mothers and Children (and Families) Everywhere: A Public Health Imperative