Post Content

No passado domingo, 11 de outubro, o Diretor da divisão de doenças contagiosas do hospital Children’s Hospital Philadelphia e autor de “Autism’s False Prophets: Bad Science, Risky Medicine and the Search for a Cure”, Paul A. Offit, publicou uma coluna na seção de opinião do New York Times titulada “Nothing to Fear but the Flu Itself” (Nada a temer senão a própria gripe). O Dr. Offit escreve: “Funcionários de saúde pública agora estão a batalhar não só contra o implacável vírus da gripe, mas também contra os medos infundados da vacina que a pode prevenir”. Ele desacredita alguns dos mitos mais comuns sobre a vacina contra a gripe H1N1, como por exemplo, que ela não é segura, que não foi testada e que contém preservativos perigosos.

Encorajamos você a ler a coluna do Dr. Offit e lembrar que a vacinação ainda é a melhor maneira de prevenir a gripe sazonal e a gripe H1N1.

Written By:

Recent Posts

Massachusetts Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) & Climate Change posted on Jun 23

The Environmental Toxicology Program in the Bureau of Environmental Health has developed a climate assessment approach that leverages the combined resources of the Massachusetts Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) tool and the CDC Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) framework. The approach actively engages stakeholders   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) & Climate Change

Love in Action: Supporting One Another in Challenging Times posted on Jun 15

Love in Action: Supporting One Another in Challenging Times

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr. What do we do when horrible things happen? A tragedy like what happened at Orlando’s LGBTQ Pulse nightclub is so   …Continue Reading Love in Action: Supporting One Another in Challenging Times

Getting Hurt is Not in Your Job Description posted on Jun 13

Getting Hurt is Not in Your Job Description

POP QUIZ: Deli slicers – How hard can they be to use? Everyone seems to have story about someone being cut at work while using a deli slicer*. If you don’t have one yourself, ask a friend or colleague—they almost certainly do. And more often   …Continue Reading Getting Hurt is Not in Your Job Description