Tag Archives: public health

Public Health Approach To Gun Violence

On page A5 of Tuesday’s Cedar Rapids Gazette was the headline “75 shot in Chicago last weekend.” From 3 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday 12 people were killed and 63 wounded, mostly on the south and west sides of … Continue reading

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Reducing Air Pollution Matters

We hear plenty of political chatter including the words “climate change.” This discussion among politicians isn’t about science. It’s about the power of money in politics. The tactics of the moneyed class have been to attack the messengers who would … Continue reading

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Iowa Needs an Energy Policy

House File 561, an act relating to the permitting, licensing, construction, and operation of nuclear power generation facilities in Iowa, remains on the unfinished business calendar of the 2011 legislative session. Whether it will be debated during the 2012 session … Continue reading

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