Category Archive: Public Health

Our killing fields

Las Vegas hits close to home When the news about Las Vegas broke, I decided that I was not going to write about another American gun-infused tragedy. I felt the resignation and frustration about which Steve Israel, a former congressional representative from New York, wrote in a New York Times column… Read More

Natural disasters exert unnatural impact

Houston Our hearts go out to people in Houston and other parts of Texas and Louisiana that are being pummeled by wind and rain. Hurricane Harvey is being called by some the worst storm in Texas history since 1961’s Carla. Images of people being rescued in boats on flooded streets… Read More