Elizabeth M. Whelan

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Warnings That Don’t Work

Diseased lungs. Corpses. Rotting teeth. A man smoking from a tracheotomy hole. These are some of the shocking images featured in the Food and Drug Administration’s recently unveiled series of ...
Politics & Policy

Unscientific Scams

More darts than laurels should be distributed in 2005 in the fields of public health and health journalism. Here are the year’s Top Ten health absurdities: #ad#1. Harvard’s School of Public ...
Politics & Policy

Cure At Hand

For three decades, people festooned with pink ribbons have been walking, running, and racing for the cure for breast cancer–especially this month; October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The U.S. ...