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April 30, 1991: Drought Cartoon; 1847: Birth of William Ripley Nichols

April 30, 1991: Drought Cartoon. The Los Angeles Times has published cartoons over more than 100 years that depict the many droughts that California has suffered and the reactions to them. 346 more words


One Health Panel on Antimicrobial Resistance

I had the distinct pleasure of chairing the final panel of the workshop “Disease Across Species: The Science, Ethics, and Anthropology of One Health… 327 more words

Public Health

Protect the Future

These are the things that can affect our future, our children. Protection is the new prevention.


May Is Mental Health Month

May is one of my favorite times of the year largely because the weather where I live is (usually) beautiful. The sun is out, the temperatures are rising and the days just keep getting longer.   762 more words


National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

April 29, 2017 – 10AM to 2PM

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse and medications. 263 more words

Community Health

Pills and a lie lead to prison, deportation for a Decatur man

The “male enhancement” pills had names like Maxman, Rock Hard Weekend and Stiff Nights and were sold as natural dietary supplements.

The hidden ingredient: the same one in prescription drug Viagra. 304 more words


Buy a Bike to prevent Cancer and Heart disease

Modern life is hectic. Fitting in regular exercise is increasingly difficult. But it may save your life.  ‘Active commuting’ to work, such as walking or cycling, is one simple way of fitting in daily exercise.   901 more words