Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Health

Assessing Community Needs in Real-time

What if there was a way to evaluate the needs of a community after a natural disaster? Or understand a community’s attitudes and beliefs about a specific public...

7 Ways to ‘Be Gutsy’ this March!

Let’s face it: your colon isn’t exactly a dinner party topic. It takes a lot of guts to bring up colorectal cancer—to your parents, your spouse, your doctor,...

7 Ways to ‘Be Gusty’ this March!

Let’s face it: your colon isn’t exactly a dinner party topic. It takes a lot of guts to bring up colorectal cancer—to your parents, your spouse, your doctor,...

Shouting in the Dark: Emergency Communication in USVI After Irma and Maria

Communication experts often say, “When you’re communicating during an emergency, always think about what you’d say to your mom. What information would she need the most? How would...

Tackling eHealth Literacy

Lourdes M. Martinez, PhD, Health Communications Specialist, Office of the Associate Director for Communication As I waited in the exam room on a recent visit to my doctor’s office,...

Responding to Emergencies One Behavior at a Time

To improve the health and safety of people in the United States and around the world, we have to influence and change behaviors. It can be difficult to...

After the Storm: Helping Kids Cope

Changing schools is hard for any kid. Imagine picking up without any notice and moving to a new school in a brand new place with a different climate,...

6 Things You Need to Know About This Flu Season

Seasonal flu activity has been intense this season. As of January 20, 2018, all 49 states in the continental United States reported widespread flu activity for three consecutive...

Four Health and Safety Tips for Mass Gatherings

There is strength in numbers – both in public health and in public safety. The more people who take action to protect themselves, the better prepared a community...

Educating Children After Hurricane Maria

In September 2017, Hurricanes Irma and Maria roared through the Caribbean just 12 days apart. The schools on St. Croix and St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands...

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Olivia Munn Had the Best Response to a Wardrobe Malfunction in a Sheer Dress

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Why “Cyberloafing” at Work Can Actually Make You More Productive

If you came across this article while browsing the internet at work, it may be a sign of your productivity. No, seriously. According...

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