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Promise and peril in the Trump era: The history of immigration in America
Fri, Feb 10, 2017, 5:30 AM
An enduring icon of the American immigration experience is the Statute of Liberty, the towering figure who, in our collective imagination,...
Let's honor Elvis and the lives he saved by supporting vaccines
Tue, Aug 16, 2016, 6:30 AM
The day that Elvis died (assuming he did) – 39 years ago today, Aug. 16, 1977 – was a pretty big deal. Not as well remembered...
Zika mosquitoes don’t take vacations. Congress does.
Wed, Jul 20, 2016, 12:56 PM
Congress is in recess for a seven-week paid summer vacation. The House vacation schedule is here. The Senate schedule is here. (Nice work...
Why is Zika ‘exploding’ across the Americas? The Aedes aegypti mosquito
Thu, Feb 4, 2016, 6:30 AM
The rapid spread of the Zika virus through the Americas, infecting hundreds of thousands of people in Brazil alone since May 2015, is the latest...
Lead in Flint: This is America
Wed, Feb 3, 2016, 6:30 AM
Our outrage at the poisoning of the people of Flint, Mich. - and the way the government failed, once again, its poorest and most disenfranchised...
Latest battle in ongoing mosquito war: Zika
Thu, Jan 28, 2016, 11:32 AM
Perhaps the longest war humans have ever fought is the war on disease. Now there is a new front, approaching from the Caribbean and South...
Emergency preparedness: states need to step up (and so do you)
Mon, Jan 18, 2016, 6:30 AM
In 2015 we watched the raging Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa. The lessons for the United States became clear: We need an effective means...
A public health message from your pet
Sat, Oct 3, 2015, 6:30 AM
It’s about time I got some recognition from the humans here at The Public’s Health, not to mention the U.S. Centers for Disease...
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