Maranda Henderson

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We can't ignore 'stark reality' of rural health care

The shortage of health-care professionals in rural communities is a global problem that poses a serious challenge to equitable health-care …

Health Care

England to ban smoking in cars with children starting 1 October

England is to bring into law on 1 October, a ban on smoking in cars with children.<p>The regulation was passed in the Commons after 342 MPs voted in …

When personal choice becomes a public health crisis

As a medical student in 1970, I could not have imagined today's resurgence of disease.<p>Illinois faced its last diphtheria outbreak in 1970 with 23 cases and the deaths of two children in Chicago. At the time I was a medical student at the University of Illinois College of Medicine's Chicago campus. …

Public Health

New trial to focus on patients with multiple chronic diseases

A new NIH-funded, multicenter, clinical trial will be the first to focus on the management of patients with chronic kidney disease, diabetes, and …