Tag Archives: Public Health

Public health, a history

By Jerry Messana April 3 through 9 is National Public Health Week, a time to celebrate and recognize the many contributions of public health and the positive influence it’s had on the health of populations locally and across the globe. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, public health “is credited with adding […]

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The recent 31 Days of Pink fundraising campaign helped support the U.P. Breast Health Fund through local health departments. (Courtesy of Marquette County Health Department)

Free breast health services available to women

by Jill L. Fries, Marquette County Health Department The face of health care is changing, and how preventative services are delivered to our most economically challenged individuals has had to change as well to meet the enormous need in our community. To address this change, the Superior Health Foundation has begun a collaboration process with local […]

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