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Why I've been Yelling about Yemen
Two Numbers from Puerto Rico that We should All Note
Two Anti-Vaccine Stories from Mainstream Sources have been Walked Back. It’s Already too Late.
The Illusion of Controversy
Vaccines: How do We Really Know What Happens?
It Turns Out that Calling People Idiots is Ineffective
Comic by Emily Flake, The New Yorker A friend of mine recently suggested that perhaps humor was a good way to do a little scientific...
The Price of Willful Ignorance
For the second time in as many years, the United States has an active measles outbreak. This is inarguably due to elective omission of...
In Haiti, Cholera Rages On
Since 2010, Haiti has sustained an ongoing cholera epidemic. In the past few weeks more than 2,000 cases have been reported, and more...
The TCBM Moment
My Associate Dean uses a phrase to describe the experience of a medical student realizing their humanity in relation to the humanity of a...