Research suggests lower blood alcohol concentration limits and interventions like ignition interlocks can make a big difference.
Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine light on seven grantees whose environmentally friendly projects are bringing justice to the vast planet...
The bill did not include complete funding for the proposals, which Republicans insisted be voted on separately after the summer recess.
With exquisite sensitivity, a new documentary called CARE deftly weaves the stories of two elderly women and two chronically disabled men with those of the four women paid to care for them. In spite of the geographic, racial, income, and ethnic diversity of the subjects, their struggles spring from a single source: the lack of value given to care.
Orlando is a wake-up call, an opportunity to say "never again," not only to obvious acts of violence like the Pulse Nightclub massacre, but to the more subtle but equally lethal acts of violence fueled by every day, systemic hate.
Prayers are not going to fix the fact that each year 30,000 deaths and many more injuries are caused by firearm violence. Recognizing gun violence for the public health problem it is might.
Good afternoon, Chairman Cummings and members of the Platform Drafting Committee. I am here as the Health Commissioner of Baltimore City to speak about the health threats faced by communities across America.
Advertisements sell. Companies wouldn't be spending so much money on them had they not delivered. To parents' dismay - and to public health advocates'...
One out of every fourteen Haitians has been infected with cholera. They deserve an official forum to examine why this happened and who is responsible.
As an Emergency Physician, I am no stranger to treating people in pain. During each shift in the emergency department, my provider colleagues and I st...
In one of the most creative and ambitious environmental enforcement settlements in U.S. history, we are addressing the immediate pollution issue VW caused and, at the same time, setting a new precedent for long term benefits that can be achieved under the Clean Air Act.
In response to Vice President Biden's call for commitment, cooperation and collaboration, today, we announce an unprecedented goal of doubling our annual cancer research investment from $50 million to $100 million, aiming for a cumulative investment of $1 billion, by 2021.
For far too long, far too many lives have been cut short by the plague of gun violence in the places we live, work, play and love. We can't wait for Congress to act on gun control; it's time for the rest of us to take responsibility.
This year, one billion children around the world will experience a form of violence and around 200 million children will not meet their developmental...
For those of us who are not obsessed with restriction-free gun ownership, male, wealthy, powerful, and certain that opposing opinions are wrong, America's birthday reminds us to worry anew about health of our republic.
Not surprisingly, much of the conversation around health care has been focused on expenditures. Perhaps therein lies the problem.