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Featured video from the American Public Health Association on the challenge to make America healthier.
Explore these resources to better understand the field of public health:
WHAT IS PUBLIC HEALTH is an overview of the field of public health, and explains the impact of public health in daily lives and career options.
200 COUNTRIES, 200 YEARS, 4 MINUTES: a video that brings biostatistics to life, as Swedish academic Hans Rosling graphically illustrates global development and effects on longevity over the last 200 years.
Many resources are available from THIS IS PUBLIC HEALTH: career information, crisis issues/topics, student videos, a sticker campaign, and more. (Related: a UM SPH student blogger shares his opinions about the field of public health and this informational campaign.)
Pathways to Public Health is an online resource tailored to help young people understand and interested in public health as a career.
The 7-part 2008 documentary Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? examines root causes of health and illness to help reframe the debate about health in America. Economic and racial inequality are not abstract concepts; they hospitalize and kill even more people than cigarettes.
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