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Measles outbreaks show legal challenges of balancing personal rights and public...

Katherine Drabiak, University of South Florida The measles outbreaks continue to spread, with New York City declaring a public health emergency and requiring people in...

Opioid crisis shows partnering with industry can be bad for public...

Jonathan H. Marks, Pennsylvania State University “Show me the bodies!” someone demanded at the end of my lecture a few years ago. As a scholar of...

Paid family leave is an investment in public health, not a...

Darby Saxbe, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Most Americans – on both sides of the political aisle –...

Fossil fuels are bad for your health and harmful in many...

Noel Healy, Salem State University; Jennie C. Stephens, Northeastern University, and Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University Many Democratic lawmakers aim to pass a Green New...

Wildfire smoke is becoming a nationwide health threat

Richard E. Peltier, University of Massachusetts Amherst The impacts of recent forest fires in California reach well beyond the burned areas. Smoke from the Camp...

3 ethical reasons for vaccinating your children

Joel Michael Reynolds, University of Massachusetts Lowell Across the country, billboards are popping up suggesting that vaccines can kill children, when the science behind vaccination...

Does Monsanto’s Roundup cause cancer? Trial highlights the difficulty of proving...

Richard G. "Bugs" Stevens, University of Connecticut Does glyphosate, the active ingredient in the widely used weedkiller Roundup, cause non-Hodgkin lymphoma? This question is at...

The public health benefits of adding offshore wind to the grid

Jonathan Buonocore, Harvard University New plans to build two commercial offshore wind farms near the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coasts have sparked a lot of...

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Alan Rusbridger leaves big shoes to fill at The Guardian

By Brian McNair, Queensland University of Technology Alan Rusbridger, who has announced that he is leaving the editorship of The Guardian after 20 years in...