UVM Community Medical School: Politics, Money, & Science: Current Debates in Public Health & Health Policy

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Could sitting too much really kill us? Are e-cigarettes just as bad as tobacco or an aid to quit smoking? Public health issues are controversial. Join Jan K. Carney, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Dean for Public Health at UVM and a former Vermont Commissioner of Health, for a discussion of current debates in public health and to explore how controversy can be both a helpful tool to raise public awareness and a hindrance for progress in health policy. Learn how and why politics, money, and scientific debate fuel these spirited disputes.

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