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posted 09/16/2020
Why did the Occupational Health Safety Network meet with such an abrupt demise?
posted 09/10/2020
"How is it supposed to work?" Answer that question and you're better prepared to spot when things go wrong.
posted 08/31/2020
"The problem was, I was being played," writes contributor Bill Heisel. "The giant petrochemical company, Arco, had the city of Butte and the state of Montana outmatched."
posted 08/25/2020
Disinformation is always bad for democracy, but it is especially toxic during a pandemic.
posted 08/19/2020
We’ve long given up the idea that justice is blind. We need to give up the idea that health care is blind, too....
posted 08/10/2020
Now is the time to start building timelines and documenting how local governments are handling — or fumbling — the COVID-19 crisis.
posted 08/05/2020
A simple jog turns into an anxious minefield in the absence of clear guidance on COVID-19 transmission.
posted 07/31/2020
Health sciences are rooted in concepts that go back centuries, and some of those concepts were crafted with a racist lens, writes contributor William Heisel.
posted 07/06/2020
Why we need to distinguish between bad behavior and structural problems in how we’re organized as a society.
posted 06/29/2020
How do you cover the fake cures without giving them more oxygen than they deserve?

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Why journalists need to do more to prevent the spread of disinformation by calling out the... more »
posted 01/19/21
It's worth paying special attention to how many people complete the two-dose COVID-19 vaccination... more »
posted 01/12/21
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posted 12/28/20

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The ACEs study had a huge impact on how the medical establishment thinks about childhood... more »
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