Ticks are tiny, eight-legged creatures who are proliferating as the climate warms. They carry an array of diseases that can disable and even kill–and our health providers and public health systems have yet to fully address the gravity of the threat.
Each one of us is more like a forest than a tree. From our skin on in, we contain untold millions of genetically diverse organisms whose job it is to keep us healthy. Science is just beginning to understand how they work — and how this understanding can be used to treat and prevent illness.
Global Outreach Doctors is a Santa Fe-based group of medical practitioners who travel to disaster areas around the world to provide crisis care. We talk about the upcoming mission to a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh.
Over 2000 children have been taken away from their parents at the US-Mexico border. Hear what a pediatrician and a child development professor have to say about the dangers of this kind of trauma to children and families.
Deena Metzger has been an activist all her life. A poet, writer, teacher, and healer, she takes her work on as a life journey with a commitment to depth of feeling and beauty as well as political action.