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Point of View: The Alkaline diet, a healthy diet backed by faulty science

April 24, 2019
Proponents wrongly attribute blood acidity to the foods we eat

Breaking silos between academia and community

April 18, 2019
Moving toward more collaborative health care

Child abuse: It’s everyone’s business

April 11, 2019
A forensic nurse discusses the role of physical child abuse, emotional child abuse, sexual child abuse and neglectful child abuse in society

Point of view: Why Vaccine Opponents Think They Know More Than Medical Experts

February 20, 2019
Vaccinations have saved countless lives and untold suffering, even though many adults still believe vaccines are bad for their children

Point of View: Reversing chronic disease through plant-based diet

November 19, 2018
Professor and his wife share their story of weight loss, better health through dietary change

Point of View: Before the fall

October 5, 2018
How oldsters can avoid one of old age’s most dangerous events

Point of view: You don’t have to look far to find human trafficking

September 4, 2018
Victims are often hidden in plain sight, leading those from police to health professionals to miss clues and vastly underestimate human trafficking's scope

Point of View: Addressing the opioid epidemic in rural areas

August 21, 2018
Why it’s a problem, and what we’re doing to help communities