Caring for an aging loved one can be difficult in a lot of ways; aside from demands on your time and money, it can be an emotionally trying experience. The decision to put an elderly parent into a nursing home is not an easy one, so when the time is right, you want to be sure that you’re making the right decision. continue reading →
Fishing is a pastime as old as time itself, and fish can be a substantial part of a healthy diet. However, the catch from your recreational fishing (“sportfish”) may not always be safe to eat. continue reading →
After an especially long, cold winter, you may be thrilled to finally be able to enjoy warm weather and sunny days. However, make sure that as you celebrate summer and have fun in the sun, you’re also protecting your skin. continue reading →
Exposure to lead in the home represents a significant public health threat to children. At least four million households have children living in them that are being exposed to high levels of lead. Half a million U.S. children from one to five years old have tested positive for lead levels above five micrograms per deciliter, which is the amount at which the CDC recommends public health actions such as home assessments and further monitoring. The good news is that lead poisoning is entirely preventable. continue reading →
Concerned about the future of American health care? You won’t want to miss this!
CDPHP and the University at Albany School of Public Health are pleased to present a timely and critical conversation on access to high-quality, affordable heath care in your community. continue reading →