Jonah Garcia is a social worker with what may be one of the toughest gigs in the country.
Garcia is a program director at La Clinica de Familia Do...
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We want our children to have medically accurate health education in school. What we don't want is a misinformed teacher. The government agrees.
The luminous promise of lifestyle to public health is clearly the rich, ripe and low-hanging fruit in the orchard of biomedical advance.
Premature death and chronic disease are overwhelmingly the result of a short list of behaviors we control; that list is dominated by just three: tobacco use, dietary pattern and physical activity.
Medical costs must come down. But as we've learned with business bailouts, better to do it right early on, to anticipate abuse, than to be digging our way out of a mess for years to come.
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