The dangers of wire grill brushes

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“A 40-year-old woman presented to a local emergency room complaining of throat pain,” the case description begins. “The pain... Read more

The Affordable Care Act and States’ wrong

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The Supreme Court issued a lot of important and sensible rulings last week: enshrining marriage equality as the law of the land, supporting... Read more

Gun violence galvanizes the health professions

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With over 120 different medical specialties, many with narrow perspectives, it’s easy for the medical community to miss the big picture... Read more

What determines your health?

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Question: What factors determine your health? Your genes? Your level of education? Where you live? How much money you have? How you behave?... Read more

Can you trust open-access journals?

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Just arrived in my email inbox: Dear Dr. Jonathan Purtle, Greetings!!! We solicit your valuable contribution for the Journal Family Medicine... Read more

Grilling tip: Watch for wire brush bristles in your hot dog

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With the Fourth of July come fireworks, crowds on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and The Public’s Health's annual post about the dangers... Read more

Can you describe the symptoms of PTSD?

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June 27 is National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day. And yes, it is part of PTSD awareness month. But as Dr. Matthew Friedman... Read more

What are 'adverse childhood experiences'? Ask Philadelphia residents

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We’ve written a lot about the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study and the health risks that arise when children experience toxic... Read more