The 2016 Presidential Campaign has been a historic event for many reasons. Shocking, stressful, upending - this campaign has exposed the under belly of America and it isn't pretty. Racism, classism, religious intolerance, economic uncertainty, xenophobia, the political establishment and misogyny - something to make everyone upset. Democracy is messy.
In my eyes as a Public Health MD, there is a fundamental difference between prevention and intervention. I practice prevention if I proactively address an outcome that has been experienced by some, and I make a concerted effort to trace that condition up stream and work to find opportunities for
I am so glad the November elections are over. Living in a battleground state, I felt like it was the carpet baggers all over again, spending their money in North Carolina to tell me just how bad one or the other of our US Senate Candidates was. The ads would
People of all income levels, employment categories, races, ethnicities, and locations in the United States are exposed to environmental toxins and toxicants. Such exposure is thought by many to occur primarily through the intake to food, water and air, but what some fail to realize is that the clothes they
Recently, my fellow graduate interns and I had the opportunity to participate in the March of Dimes 2014 Lobby Day at the North Carolina Statehouse. As volunteers, our mission was to visit lawmakers in their offices and garner support for funding of the You Quit Two Quit program, an evidence-based