LOVE: Let Our Violence End

Someone posted an eye-catching flyer in the community health center today: “Let’s replace the violence in our community with love. People who love each other, don’t shoot each other!” The flyer was an advertisement for a tee-shirt with a bold slogan. “LOVE: Let Our Violence End” The “O” in LOVE touched me. Our violence. Our…

Prevention Not Prescription

I spend my days thinking about health–my own, my family’s, my patients’, community health, global health. How to turn our sickcare system into a healthcare system. How to make our medical care delivery system more effective and just. How to support healthy individual behaviors, social behaviors, community structures. How to integrate medicine in society to…