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Buzz on “Parenthood” and Autism Awareness

“How “Parenthood” Broke Down The Autism Awareness Barrier” by Emily Orley, September 25, 2014 on BuzzFeed With showrunner Jason Katims’ raw storytelling and the passion and dedication of young actor Max Burkholder, the NBC drama has depicted a...

NFL Uproar Spotlights Domestic Violence

(updated 9/21/14) As entertainment, sports is exciting, unpredictable and full of dramatic examples of triumph and agony. It is also a high profile mirror into real tragedies and triumphs related to health and public health. Case in point: Ray Rice (former running...

Happy Labor Day Weekend…with a Side of Safety!

Wishing Everyone a Safe and (U.S.) Happy Labor Day Weekend! See the American Red Cross tips for rip current (as in rip tid_, beach and grilling safety. Going to be driving to a party and celebrating with alcoholic beverages? Check out AAA’s links to safe ride...

MDMA Video 2.0 Needs a Public Health Remix

Music festivals are a wonderful way to enjoy great music with friends and community, especially outdoors when the weather is great. They can also be an opportunity for people to try to enhance their experience with drugs and/or alcohol. One festival’s tragic...