'Prescribing' veggies for holistic health care

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“Take two zucchini and call me next week.” Imagine if that was how your doctor ended your last physical. New vegetable prescription... Read more

Is your doctor giving you accurate information? Not in Pa.

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Your doctor might be giving you false information. Why? Because it’s the law. According to a recent study conducted by a team of Rutgers... Read more

Lincoln and the politics of medicine

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Let me guess. Three things you are growing extraordinarily tired of seeing or reading about are politicians, advertisements for erectile dysfunction... Read more

Why is Zika ‘exploding’ across the Americas? The Aedes aegypti mosquito

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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... Read more

Lead in Flint: This is America

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Our outrage at the poisoning of the people of Flint, Mich. - and the way the government failed, once again, its poorest and most disenfranchised... Read more

Latest battle in ongoing mosquito war: Zika

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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... Read more

Emergency preparedness: states need to step up (and so do you)

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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... Read more

How committed are we to improving our nation’s mental health?

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In this season of New Year’s resolutions, perhaps we should resolve to improve things for the nearly 20% of Americans who experience... Read more