Parsing Policy: Since When Did Vaping Become The Biggest Threat To Children?; The Threat To Roundup Homeless Is Just Another Attack On Democratic-Run Urban Areas

Editoral writers express about these public health issues and others. Washington Post: Vaping Is Not The Biggest Threat To Our Children Today There have been 22 shootings at U.S. schools in 2019 alone. Active-shooter drills are a back-to-school activity. America’s children […]

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State Highlights: Activists Seek To Overturn New California Vaccine Law By Starting Referendum; Mass. Health Official Declares Mosquito-Borne Virus Serious Health Threat

Media outlets report on news from California, Massachusetts, Georgia, Connecticut, Florida, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Utah and Michigan. Sacramento Bee: California Voters Could Get A Chance To Overturn New Vaccine LawCalifornia’s new law restricting medical exemptions for vaccines has a challenge from […]

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‘He’s Yelling Out In Pain’: Being Forced To Taper Opioids Isn’t Working For Some Patients Who Say They Didn’t Abuse Them

While a national effort is under way to lower opioid doses, many chronic pain patients feel unfairly treated and researchers say there’s been little research done on how to taper. Other news on the opioid epidemic covers pain education for […]

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