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Marissa Miley
Marissa Miley is a Global Health Correspondent at GlobalPost. Previously, she was a GlobalPost/Kaiser Family Foundation global health reporting fellow. Her work has appeared in Nature Medicine, New Scientist, and the Huffington Post, and she is the coauthor of the 2007 book Restless Virgins, a New York Times bestseller. Most recently before working with GlobalPost, she analyzed the failed campaign for climate change legislation during Obama's first term in a coauthored report commissioned by the Rockefeller Family Fund in conjunction from the Columbia Journalism School. She earned her M.A. in Journalism from Columbia, where she was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Fellow in science and health writing.

Entries by Marissa Miley

On the Road to Zero: Ending Preventable Child Deaths

(0) Comments | Posted September 19, 2013 | 3:32 PM

Though the number of children who die before age 5 has declined significantly in the last two decades, the path to ending child mortality is long and hard to navigate. Nearly 7 million young children still die yearly, largely from preventable causes. What works and what doesn't in the fight...

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The Time for a Polite Green Revolution Has Passed

(23) Comments | Posted January 24, 2013 | 10:19 PM

As President Obama begins his second term with a promise for "action, not politics as usual," the environmental community is hopeful he will put combating climate change at the top of his domestic agenda. In an open letter to Obama earlier this month, nearly 70 environmental advocacy groups urged the...

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Teenage Wasteland? Only If We Don't React

(1) Comments | Posted June 5, 2008 | 5:36 PM

Once again, the alarm has sounded. Here's a novel idea for this time around: Let's actually react to the noise.

Yesterday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its biannual Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance data and revealed that across the nation, teens' condom use has flat-lined since...

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Roe v. Wade Awakening

(8) Comments | Posted January 22, 2008 | 3:52 PM

The YouTube video is only three minutes and eighteen seconds long, but it's enough to make even the most casual feminist drop chin to the floor in horror, convinced that centuries of progress have become undone.

In it, a pale, mop-haired young man named Will Albino takes to an...

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