Readers respond to our reporting on strategies to prevent gun violence and other stories from our Fall/Winter 2021 issue.


3 minute read

The daunting problem has some powerful solutions. The first is family planning.

4 minute read

In righting wrongs, they’re protecting the health of millions.

3 minute read

Public health can respond to the challenges of the moment and tackle fundamental barriers to health.

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A child of colonialism, global health began with the export of Western concepts of health and medical care—and the protection of colonizers from local diseases. Here’s how committed insurgents in the field are overturning those lingering perspectives.

5 minute read

Rumble strips, roundabouts, and other design improvements can drastically lower U.S. traffic deaths.

2 minute read

My path to public health included a beauty pageant in the world’s newest country.

3 minute read