October 10, 2019
In recognition of World Mental Health Day on October 10, we’re sharing a selection of books that can help educate any reader about important topics in mental health
August 30, 2019
—Jennifer A. Reich
NYU Press author attempts to demystify anti-vaxxers–their choices and motives–and talks about how there may be a little anti-vaxxer in everyone.
July 11, 2019
The author of Fixing Parental Leave discusses the importance of parental leave and not just maternity leave. Fathers deserve time to bond with their kids too!
July 1, 2019
Black women are more likely to give birth prematurely than any other group of women in the US—Dána-Ain Davis explores this reproductive injustice shrouded in racism
January 16, 2018
Digital and web-based technologies are helping patients and their families, friends, and carers to do things faster or better or more effectively, but the costs often remain invisible.
December 6, 2016
—Joseph E. Davis
The time is ripe for a redirection of biomedical research funding and a larger re-balancing between reductionistic “fixing” and holistic “healing,” requiring a deeper understanding of the “old-fashioned” social and environmental determinants of health and illness and a renewed commitment to addressing them.
August 4, 2016
Developing a Zika vaccine poses scientific and medical challenges as well as social and ethical issues with a twist because of what this vaccine will do and who it is aimed at.