AS A CHILD in South Carolina, Joy Jackson sometimes accompanied her mom Barbra when she made house calls as a nurse for the local health department. She saw families that were poor, living in rundown houses; sometimes the patients were terminal.
Awareness should continue as the 2013-14 season winds down On February 20, 2014, we celebrated the 125th anniversary of public health in Florida. At the end of the 19th century, a yellow fever epidemic swept through North Florida. In response to that threat, Florida’s 15th Governor Francis Fleming, along with the Florida Medical Association worked with