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Career in public health?

I'm currently a registered nurse in New Zealand. I'm about to start post-graduate study here in NZ with an eye towards a masters degree. I assumed I'd be working toward a masters in nursing (for obvious reasons) but I've always been quite keen on public health and I'm thinking of working towards an MPH. I have a school and course of study in mind already (my interests are cardiovascular health, population health, informatics, and epidemiology). Also thrown into the mix, I'm a citizen of the United States, but I completed all my university schooling in New Zealand. I might like to potentially move back to the States one day. What, if any, are my job prospects like in this instance? Any advice from current MPH students or graduates?
posted by supercrayon on Sep 28, 2013 - 5 answers

I don't want to be one of those marathoners stopping for a smoke break

if I quit smoking, how much faster will I run? [more inside]
posted by peachfuzz on Jun 28, 2012 - 22 answers

Excercise and eat less? Really, science?

I understand that losing weight and getting fit comes down to exercising and ingesting less calories, yet I still have difficulty accepting that there are no tricks. [more inside]
posted by The Dutchman on Jul 19, 2011 - 59 answers

How does a not-couch-potato start running?

I'm looking for a beginner running program that's geared to someone with good initial fitness and isn't quite as beginner as Couch-to-5k. Any recommendations of a good program or any experiences you have to share? [more inside]
posted by The Michael The on Jan 26, 2011 - 12 answers

What should I do about IT?

For the second time in a year, I'm on the shelf with a sore IT band. Can you recommend effective cardiovascular activities that won't aggravate the injury while I rehab it? [more inside]
posted by shallowcenter on Mar 12, 2010 - 9 answers

Need pre-made functions to calculate cardiovascular risk.

Where can I find a Javascript or PHP library that can generate cardiovascular risk scores based on Framingham or other established models? [more inside]
posted by greatgefilte on Jan 7, 2010 - 1 answer

Puff, puff, OWWWWWWW

All my life I've had this problem when doing any sort of cardio activity: my throat can stand my breathing for about 15 seconds before it starts to burn like hell. I've tried breathing differently, asking for medical advice, drinking various beverages before/during/after working out... nothing. It's happened when I've been in better shape and when I'm a lazy slob. So I avoid cardio, which I have always desperately needed. How can I overcome this and work out pain-free? [more inside]
posted by Madamina on Dec 28, 2009 - 16 answers

Make me fitter!

Can I improve my cardiovascular fitness within 2 weeks, from an already fairly acceptable level? [more inside]
posted by Petrot on Nov 12, 2009 - 8 answers

Is a 28.3 CRP level really awful?

My blood work came back with a C Reactive Protein level of 28.3 mg/L. Normal range is <6.3. Should I be freaking out as much as I am? [more inside]
posted by otherwordlyglow on Sep 3, 2009 - 7 answers

Is it a disease or not?

Is antiphospholipid syndrome considered a cardiovascular disease? [more inside]
posted by ryanissuper on Aug 5, 2008 - 2 answers


How do I go from out-of-shape to a baseline level of fitness in a relatively short time without giving myself a heart attack or a stroke? [more inside]
posted by scrump on May 13, 2008 - 16 answers

Rowing Machine Recommendations on a budget

alternative rowing machines to the expensive concept 2's? [more inside]
posted by thelost on Sep 6, 2007 - 15 answers

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