While drug overdoses are down, opioid epidemic is still a public health crisis

The Centers for Disease Control recently released preliminary data finding that drug overdoses in the United States are down for the first time in nearly 30 years. A severe crisis that affects public health, along with social and economic welfare, drug overdoses hit an all-time high in 2017 with about 70,000 deaths. Currently, the majority […]

International journalists learn about global health from FIU experts

The Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work and FIU’s Global Health Consortium in partnership with College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts recently hosted the workshop, Global Health for Journalists. The goal of the three-day workshop was to increase overall knowledge of trending global health topics such as nutrition, diabetes, vaccination and anti-microbial […]