Chris Christie, vaccinologist? Measles expert?

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is rightfully taking a drubbing this week for his comments about the measles vaccine and his claim that parents... Read more

Set aside 'Little Orphan Annie.' How do we really deal with unwanted kids?

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Americans prefer stories about our most vulnerable youngsters to have a happy ending, like the comic book character “Little Orphan Annie... Read more

New website promotes over-the-counter birth control pills

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Last month, the non-profit organization Ibis Reproductive Health launched a website entitled Free the Pill. The new website is designed to... Read more

Should teens get to say ‘no’ to life-saving medical treatment?

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Two weeks ago, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Hartford Hospital forcing chemotherapy on Cassandra C., a 17-year-old girl with... Read more

Why Surgeon General’s confirmation is a good thing

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Dr. Vivek Murthy, who during his more-than-year-long-nomination process faced blistering criticism for his position linking gun violence and... Read more

The Diabetes Blues

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Lord, I’m sick an’ down Can’t tell my head from my feet Lord, I’m sick an’ down Can’t hardly tell... Read more

Food Safety: An interview with Dara Alpert Lieberman

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Food Safety is vital to our public health. According to a recently released report from the US Department of Agriculture, “Salmonella... Read more

Public Health in Philadelphia and Beyond: An Interview with Ana V. Diez Roux, Dean of the Drexel School of Public Health

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Ana V. Diez Roux, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. a physician and epidemiologist, became Dean of the Drexel School of Public Health in early 2014. Her... Read more