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Janell Ross

Latino Health: An Unsolved Mystery | Janell Ross | Posted 10.11.2011 | Latino Voices

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...

Searching For Evidence-Based Digital Sex Ed: Pace of Health Research vs. Tech Innovation

Deb Levine | Posted 08.15.2011 | Technology
Deb Levine

We want our children to have medically accurate health education in school. What we don't want is a misinformed teacher. The government agrees.

A Closer Look At Medical Research

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

The luminous promise of lifestyle to public health is clearly the rich, ripe and low-hanging fruit in the orchard of biomedical advance.

Medical Research, Lifestyle Choices and Your Health Destiny

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

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.

When Federal Employees Decide Your Family's Medical Treatment

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

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.