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Why Racism Is a Public Health Issue

Racism limits the ability of people to attain their highest level of health. Learn more about health disparities and why racism is a public health issue.

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Why Community Health Is Important for Public Health

Community health providers tackle unmet needs and foster healthy lifestyles for all communities. Discover more about community health resources and careers.

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Disease Outbreak Response: Exploring the Critical Roles of Epidemiologists, Disease Detectives, and Other Public Health Experts

The number of epidemic-prone diseases is rising. Learn how epidemiologists and other public health experts are leading the fight to stop disease outbreaks.

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STI vs. STD: Key Differences and Resources for College Students

STI vs. STD: Are they the same? Discover how a Master of Public Health from Tulane University prepares graduates to equalize access to sexual health resources.

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What Is Environmental Justice? An Introduction to Fair Treatment

What is environmental justice? Our locale may affect our health more than we know, due to injustice and discrimination that give some of us unfair advantage.

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Healthcare Analytics: A New Frontier for Public Health

Healthcare analytics is transforming how public health professionals work with communities. See how Tulane University is on the forefront of public health.

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Guide to Combating Childhood Obesity in Louisiana: Statistics, Resources & Tips

The rate of childhood obesity continues to rise in Louisiana. Learn how Tulane University’s Online Master of Public Health program helps turn the tide.

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LGBTQ and Health Care: Advocating for Health Access for All

Discover how earning an online Master of Public Health can help you launch a career promoting LGBTQ health care accesss and creating equitable policies.

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Opioids: A Public Health Crisis

What led to the opioids public health crisis? Discover how Tulane University’s Master of Public Health prepares public health professionals to meet the crisis.

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What Is Health Equity? Ensuring Access for Everyone

What is health equity, and what barriers block its achievement? Discover how Tulane University’s Online Master of Public Health prepares graduates to promote health in all communities.