Tag Archives: National

Viewpoints: Make The Health Of Newborns A National Priority; Incentive Programs Help Drug Abusers Kick The Habit For Good

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Hill: Let’s Make Our Babies A National Priority  Four million babies will be born in the U.S. this year, each one a bundle of infinite potential. They’re the next generation of doctors, scientists, artists, parents, educators and leaders. Science tells us that their early… Read More »

Viewpoints: Soaring Veteran Suicide Rate Is A National Scandal; Shutdown Complicates Cancer Treatments

Editorial writers focus on these health care topics and others. USA Today: Veteran Suicide Rates Skyrocket While VA Mental Health Services Stagnate I’m supposed to be a statistic. On July 14, 2012, drowning in grief and guilt, I tried to kill myself. Like so many veterans, I had found civilian life desperately difficult. War had drained… Read More »

How ancient remedies are changing modern medicine – National Geographic

View Images This 1620 version of The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, first compiled some 2,100 years ago, includes a map of qi lines and acupuncture points. Acupuncture remains a contentious subject among Western doctors, though many agree it’s effective at treating some symptoms. Photographed at the U.S. National Library of Medicine This story… Read More »