March 30, 2018
Unintentional injuries are the 3rd leading cause of death in NH, behind cancer (as the #1) and heart disease (as the #2). As a nation, there were 161,000 people who died from preventable unintentional injuries, according to the American Public Health Association. Most leading causes of death have been on a steady decline, aside from unintentional injuries which has been on a rapid increase in the last few years.
These increases in unintentional injuries are most likely due to increasing opioid... Read More
March 30, 2016
What is Public Health?
Are you interested in celebrating public health? If so, National Public Health Week is celebrated from April 4-10! Throughout this week we recognize the protection of people’s health in the communities where they live, learn, work and play. In order to continuously acknowledge and improve public health, here are a few things you can do on campus:
Ride the Wildcat Transit: The Wildcat Transit is here for students, faculty, and visitors to use in order to get around campus... Read More
April 4, 2013
The average full-time employee in the United States works 30 hours or more per week. That adds up to a lot of time spent in the workplace each year! While many people take steps to create a healthy living space at home it can be challenging to stay healthy while at work. While it might not be possible to control where you work, there are steps you can take in order to try and stay healthy while on the job.
Some jobs have moving incorporated into them, but many Americans work desk... Read More