From a population point of view, it’s actually very important that as few people as possible get the flu. People getting the flu is not a private matter. The risk for healthy people is really about your friends and neighbors and fellow travelers.
Fallout shelters are like bell-bottoms. They’ve gone in and out of favor.
There isn’t a single American city, in my estimation, that has sufficient plans for a nuclear terrorist event.
Many low-income children face chronic stress from nutritional deprivation or persistent violence at home or in the community. By addressing their medical, emotional and developmental needs through a comprehensive clinical care model, we can lower their risk of developing long-term physical and mental health issues.
Even the best community organizations and faith-based initiatives and the extraordinary charity of Americans across the country can’t carry the brunt of eliminating poverty.
There’s only so much academic disruption that a young child can deal with before he just can’t catch up.
Hospitals are about healing.
Every single administration in American political history has put cronies and pals and donors into political positions. But normally those people become the ambassador to Liechtenstein or the deputy undersecretary of commerce.
Immigrant children are highly vulnerable. Their level of disadvantage and fragility has consistently grown due to factors outside their control.
President Obama was deeply and clearly affected by the Sandy Hook disaster.