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The Public's Health Archive: July, 2012
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What Chick-fil-A's cows aren't telling you (about obesity and homophobia)
Tue, Jul 31, 2012, 6:30 AM
By Michael Yudell The anti-gay marriage comments made a few weeks back by Dan Cathy, president and chief operating officer of Chick-fil-A...
Want to talk about the economy? Try the economic burden of malnutrition.
Fri, Jul 27, 2012, 6:30 AM
By Michael Yudell Scientists have long known that malnutrition during childhood, especially before a baby’s first birthday, can cause...
A call for a Surgeon General’s report – on soda pop
Wed, Jul 25, 2012, 6:30 AM
By Jonathan Purtle Tuesday marked the first day of public hearings on New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposal to restrict the size...
Will fire and brimstone help in the fight against climate change?
Tue, Jul 24, 2012, 6:30 AM
By Michael Yudell Leave it to some good ol’ hellfire to get the American public believing again in climate change. According to polling...
Texting while driving is illegal and unsafe. Why is it the norm?
Thu, Jul 19, 2012, 6:30 AM
By Jonathan Purtle Texting while driving, texting while walking, texting while biking—I must admit I’ve done it all, even though...
John Roberts, health care, and the 'Breaking Bad' effect
Tue, Jul 17, 2012, 6:30 AM
By Michael Yudell There’s been a lot of ink spilled the past two weeks as commentators left and right have offered their best explanations...
How abandoned buildings could make you sick
Fri, Jul 13, 2012, 6:30 AM
By Jonathan Purtle Tuesday’s four alarm blaze at an abandoned Fishtown warehouse, which sent one firefighter to the hospital, was the...
'She Takes Control!': Philadelphia condom initiative empowers girls
Tue, Jul 10, 2012, 6:30 AM
By Michael Yudell When I was an awkward teen in the 1980s, I, like most other young males since the invention of vulcanized rubber, secretly...
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