The Public's Health Archive: April, 2012

Hot cars and dead kids: A national tragedy

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With summer hurtling towards us faster than usual this year — temperatures across the U.S. were 8.6 degrees above normal in March —... Read more

'Kings Park' calls attention to continuing crisis in mental health care

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Kings Park: Stories from an American Mental Institution, a deeply moving and disturbing new documentary film from director Lucy Winer, will... Read more

Dog doo: A mound of public health trouble

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I’ve been having some crappy mornings lately — literally. I walk out my door, admire the contrast of the cherry blossoms against... Read more

What NOT to make of new autism statistics

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Leave it to businessman Donald Trump to turn World Autism Awareness Day on its head. On Monday, Trump was busy spreading misinformation about... Read more

Fight for a Healthier America During National Public Health Week

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Just when I thought there couldn’t be another day or week drawing attention to my favorite “theme” or “cause”—I... Read more