Cancer and 9/11 Workers – Common sense should prevail

The 9/11 responders that have since developed rare and untimely cancers still can’t get the help they need.

TV Advertising & Kids’ Health

This is a recent blog post I wrote for the Center on Health Media & Policy at Hunter College. I think the issue is important enough to share. TV Advertising to Children Needs Tighter Guidelines A statement released last week by the American Academy of Family Practitioners confirmed what many in public health already know: childhood obesity is still on the rise, and […]

Super Size Me

Americans may be behind in math, and science, and our economy is in the tank – but there is something we can claim to be ahead in. Obesity rates. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently issued a new report that showed an increase in obesity rates over the past year in 16 states, and none […]