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US life expectancy just dropped for the second year in a...

David Bishai, Johns Hopkins University U.S. gross domestic product is at an all-time high. U.S. life expectancy is not. Life expectancy has fallen for...

Exposure to wildfire smoke: 5 questions answered

Richard E. Peltier, University of Massachusetts Amherst Editor’s note: Wildfires once again are raging in California – this time in the Los Angeles area, where...

Scientist at work: Measuring public health impacts after disasters

Scientist at work: Measuring public health impacts after disasters ...

Rich American seniors are getting healthier, leaving the poor behind

Matthew A. Davis, University of Michigan and Kenneth Langa, University of Michigan The U.S. has seen substantial improvements in life expectancy over the past century,...

Flooding from Hurricane Harvey causes a host of public health concerns

Neil S. Grigg, Colorado State University The historic rainfall dumped by Hurricane Harvey has already led to deaths by drownings and the destruction of many...

The opioid epidemic is finally a national emergency – eight years...

Erin Winstanley, West Virginia University “It has been many long, hard, agonizing battles for the last few years and you fought like a warrior every...

Why most food labels are wrong about calories

By Richard Wrangham, Harvard University and Rachel Carmody, Harvard University Looks so official and definitive…. FDA Food labels seem to provide all the information a thoughtful consumer...

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What torching Iran deal says about US commitment to nuclear security

Scott L. Montgomery, University of Washington President Donald Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal flies in the face of hundreds of...