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Different Takes: Time To Admit There’s A Big Limit To What Can Be Done About Mass Shootings; Mental Illness Gets The Blame Once Again

Editorial pages weigh in on a range of public health topics stemming from gun violence. The Wall Street Journal: Guns And The Do-Something Fallacy “Do something!” someone shouted at Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine. The shout came during a candlelight vigil in downtown Dayton, where a disturbed young man just hours before had shot to death… Read More »

Breastfeeding and newborn hospitalization rates: What should be done about it?

An August 2018 paper in Academic Pediatrics found an unsettling conclusion: Breastfed newborns have about double the risk of needing to be hospitalized in their first month of life, compared to babies who were formula-fed. The numbers are solid, and they jibe with the real-life experience of many pediatricians, including me. So what should we do about… Read More »