The Public's Health Archive: December, 2012

The science of gun violence

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Janet Golden, a Rutgers University history professor, specializes in the histories of medicine, childhood and women. Things to talk about... Read more

Top public health issues of 2012

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By Michael Yudell and Jonathan Purtle Approximately 3.9 million babies will fondly recall 2012 as the year they were born in the United States... Read more

Genes don't explain Newtown. Autism certainly doesn't.

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In the wake of the awful tragedy in Newtown, Conn., some pundits are already trying to peer into the mind of the killer, making misbegotten... Read more

A public health response to gun violence in America

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Esther Chernak is a physician and director of the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication at Drexel University School of Public... Read more

26 names to remember from Sandy Hook

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By Michael Yudell There is so much to say about the awful tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. on Friday. But for now... Read more

From 'TB Blues' to 'Bacteria': A musical medical history playlist

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Janet Golden, a Rutgers University history professor, specializes in the histories of medicine, childhood and women. Jeffrey Anderson has... Read more

Could education equal medication for treating chronic disease?

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Matt O’Brien is an assistant professor of medicine and public health at Temple University and a founder of Puentes de Salud, a health... Read more

Too many women continue to die in childbirth

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JoAnne Fischer is executive director, and Bette Begleiter deputy executive director, of the Maternity Care Coalition, a Philadelphia nonprofit... Read more