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Public Health Opportunities for Physicians

http://www.aaem.org/UserFiles/media/aaem-epa-podcast-episode-28.mp3 In this Policy Prescriptions® edition of the AAEM Emergency Physician Advocates: Legal and Policy Issues in Emergency Medicine podcast, Cedric Dark, MD MPH, Assistant Professor of [...]

January 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Poor Lives Matter

A recent paper describes the impact of poverty on various health outcomes and social conditions using an elegant, easy-to understand method. The authors used the 2015 County Health Rankings National Data to determine the five-year averages for [...]

December 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Treating Baltimore’s Sweet Tooth

At Baltimore’s City Hall this month, I joined dozens of others giving testimony to the City Council’s health committee on a bill that would require warning labels for sugary drinks on advertisements and wherever these products are sold in [...]

June 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

E-Cigarettes: Harm reduction or just harm?

Electronic cigarettes (or Electronic Nicotine Delivery Service—ENDS) are battery-powered devices that deliver heat to a liquid nicotine-containing solution, creating an inhalable aerosol or vapor. This simple description belies the fact they are [...]

February 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

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