Winter 2013 - Special Issue on Death
Science vs. experience in a cancer cluster investigation
Demographer Vladimir Canudas Romo uses beautiful equations to study living populations
Knowing who's at risk for suicide—and the methods they're likely to use—aids prevention.
23 gun policy experts
What separates mothers who die from those who survive?
In the secrets of cells, J. Marie Hardwick discovers philosophy.
Why public health was slow to embrace end-of-life issues—and how it’s catching up
5 notorious killers
Why investigating death means saving lives
G. Caleb Alexander takes on the crisis of prescription drug abuse
4 ways one of the world’s poorest countries cut child mortality in half