We live in the antibiotic era of medicine.
The development of these potent weapons in the arsenal against infectious disease in the early part of the last century transformed the landscape of human health. This was rivaled perhaps only by the coincident development of vaccines to prevent common infectious diseases.
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During a recent holiday visit to an East Coast city, my daughter observed the high percentage of cigarette smokers along the city streets, whose sidewalks were heavily littered with their cigarette butts.
It left me wondering why, after years of credible information about the adverse health effects of tobacco products, more than 1 in 5...
Perhaps you have heard that Thanksgiving Day has been declared a “National Day of Listening” by the StoryCorps project.
StoryCorps has recorded hundreds of thousands of Americans interviewing each other, with the rich history of these conversations archived at the Library of Congress.
StoryCorps aims to encourage...