Worth Reading: Disease Trackers, Phosphate, and a Race Gap

By | 2011-07-08T16:45:28+00:00 July 8th, 2011|0 Comments

A few of the recent pieces I’ve liked:

Ed Yong at Not Exactly Rocket Science: The disease trackers

Maryn McKenna at Superbug: How Much Is a Drug-Resistance Death Worth? Less Than $600

Michele Norris at NPR: Why Black Women, Infants Lag in Birth Outcomes

Fred Pearce at Yale Environment 360: Phosphate: A Critical Resource Misused and Now Running Low

Gina Kolata in the New York Times: First Study of Its Kind Shows Benefits of Providing Medical Insurance to Poor

And for what will surely be a source of many excellent blog posts in the future, check out the new Scientific American blog network.

About the Author:

Liz Borkowski
Liz Borkowski, MPH is the managing editor of the journal Women's Health Issues and a researcher at the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. Her blog posts are her own and do not necessarily represent the views of her employer.

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