Tag: public health
Heather Samples: In the Land of the Heavy LiftingFebruary 2014
What the Elk River contamination tells us about a fading West Virginian mythos and the new meaning of Coal Country.
Lois Beckett: The PTSD Crisis That’s Being IgnoredFebruary 2014
Not all trauma happens in Afghanistan.
Mark Rosenberg: What Researchers Learned About Gun Violence Before Congress Killed FundingFebruary 2013
ProPublica interviews the CDC's Mark Rosenberg about the data on gun control.
Albert Appleton: How New York City Kept Its Drinking Water Pure–And Saved Billions of DollarsNovember 2012
How did New York City manage to control pollution in its water supply on the cheap?
Laura Seay: Old Ideas for the New AfricaJune 2012
Obama's "new" Africa policy prioritizes security over democracy. But the continent is changing rapidly, and U.S. policy needs to adapt--here's why.