Your handy-dandy presidential public health voter's guide

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So here we are. A day we’ll all remember at the end of a campaign we’d soon like to forget. In hours this will all be over. Seriously! Just... Read more

Connecting the dots: Hillary Clinton, a glass ceiling, and our health

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Hillary Clinton is about to create, as she put it the other night, “the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet.” So what? Here’s... Read more

Guns in Orlando

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Sometimes there are no words. After the Sandy Hook tragedy we printed the names of the victims; what else could be said? We mourned, and moved... Read more

Block by block, measures of an unhealthy city

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A new report released last month from the Pew Charitable Trusts paints a grim picture of the state of poverty in Philadelphia. We know that... Read more

Are we really still talking about Wakefield's autism con?

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We seem to be living in the age of the con. In a time when facts, well, they don’t seem to matter very much, do they? We’ve moved... 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

Screening in Bryn Mawr: 'Kings Park: Stories from an American Mental Institution'

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Kings Park: Stories from an American Mental Institution makes a return engagement locally Wednesday evening at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute... Read more

Autism’s history and future

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The history of autism, as you’ll learn from Steve Silberman’s excellent and important new book Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism... Read more