Disease

The Best Way to Beat AIDS Isn't Drug Treatment. It's a Living Wage.
December 07, 2014

Being poor is a more accurate predictor of HIV than being male, female, Black or Hispanic is.

Chris Christie Is Ignorant About Ebola, But That Doesn't Mean He Was Wrong About Quarantines
October 28, 2014

Quarantine has a vital role to play in preventing the spread of Ebola. It's just that that role shouldn't be determined by Christie.

You're Overreacting to the Ebola Outbreak, and It's Not Helping
October 27, 2014

In fact, it's hurting our public health system.

We Should Quarantine Everyone Coming From Countries With Ebola Outbreaks
October 16, 2014

"There is a real possibility that the numbers will proliferate more rapidly than expected."

In 1941, We Thought We Were on the Cusp of Eradicating All Airborne Diseases
October 15, 2014

Sometimes hope gets a little ahead of science.

A Nurse Should Not Have Contracted Ebola. We Need New Policies.
October 13, 2014

It's clear that something went wrong. 

How Not To Write About Deadly, Infectious Diseases Like Ebola
October 01, 2014

First of all, it helps if things make sense. 

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