Medical and legalized marijuana in Colorado
(Published in JN Learning) Interview with Larry Wolk, MD, MSPH, chief medical officer for the Colorado Department of Public Health, about medical and legalized marijuana in Colorado.
Mr Waxman Went to Washington: Congressman an Architect of Health Laws for 4 Decades
(Published in JamaNetwork.com) When Rep Henry Waxman (D, Calif) retires from the House of Representatives later this year, he will leave behind an impressive list of accomplishments. Waxman, who is completing his 20th term in Congress, has had a hand in nearly every major piece of health legislation in the past 40 years. He has […]
Pediatrician Sees Long Road Ahead for Flint After Lead Poisoning Crisis
(Published in JamaNetwork.com) Concern about lead exposure in her pediatric patients thrust Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, director of the pediatric residency program at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan, into the eye of a growing public health scandal surrounding lead contamination in Flint’s water supply. In January, President Obama declared a federal state of emergency in […]