public health

High school journalists report on sex education and public health

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Learn how PBS’ teen reporters are covering important health care issues like teen pregnancy in this STEM Student Reporting Labs “Health Innovators” series. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How “Impact Inventing” could help fight Lyme Disease

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In this STEM lesson, students will watch the PBS NewsHour video, “Could genetically engineered mice reduce Lyme disease?”, and design their own inventions that could help solve public health issues. Continue reading

Zika virus shadow looms over summer Olympics in Rio

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Concern surrounding Zika virus has taken center stage in Brazil, as local organizers of the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games assure the world that the country is safe for athletes and tourists. Continue reading

Animals Give Diseases to Human Neighbors

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In parts of Southeast Asia, setting a bird free from its cage is a tradition that symbolizes improving a person’s soul. But public health workers…read more

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