Death-by-walking is becoming a chronic public health issue – TribTalk

Pedestrian dangers are nothing new. To traverse city streets a century ago, pedestrians had to navigate a gauntlet of cars, bicycles, horse-drawn buggies, trucks and streetcars, typically unencumbered by expectations that they do so at designated crosswalks. But city streets have changed dramatically since then, as have all of the vehicular dynamics that influence safety. […]

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‘Just the beginning:’ Chris Abele signs resolution declaring racism a public health crisis – WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Marcelia Nicholson MILWAUKEE — County Executive Chris Abele on Monday, May 20 signed a resolution declaring racism a public health crisis — aimed at building on county efforts to advance racial equity practices and change systems and institutions that affect community health. “Many people will see this as, […]

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YSPH Graduates Urged to “Speak Up! Speak Out!” and Engage with the World – Yale News

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Illinois Department of Public Health Opens Investigation Into Hospital Involved in Ochoa Case – NBC Chicago

The Illinois Department of Public Health has opened an investigation on Advocate Christ Medical Center, the facility facing questions following the birth of a child who police say was cut from the womb of his mother, 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa, NBC 5 Investigates has learned. IDPH has responsibility for all investigations of Illinois hospitals where violations […]

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Mental health bill killed by North Texas lawmaker resurrected in 11th-hour legislative maneuver – Dallas News

The mental health legislation, which was originally filed as Senate Bill 10, would set aside $100 million to create a consortium of universities and medical professionals to better connect Texas schoolchildren with mental health services, expand telemedicine for students and encourage research in this arena. It was written in response to the shooting at Santa Fe High School, where a student […]

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