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The state is a science and technology trailblazer but a laggard in managing the related policy dimension.
Robert L. Hirsch, Roger H. Bezdek, Robert M. Wendling
Oil production will begin to decline in the near future. Beginning to prepare now will soften the blow to the economy.
By overlooking nuclear power in the quest for clean energy, we are condemning ourselves to a future of increased fossil fuel use.
A broad vision of population health is the most effective path to improved health for individuals.
Gilbert S. Omenn
Potential benefits depend on linking genetic and environmental data in designing research, developing applications, and forging public policies.
Michael A. Stoto
Public health officials have been quick to adopt this new tool for identifying emerging problems, but research is needed to assess its effectiveness.
Jeffrey P. Koplan, Catharyn T. Liverman, Vivica I. Kraak
The nation must act now, or it will watch its children grow into adults with excessive levels of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and other weight-related ailments.
Lawrence O. Gostin
The legal system provides many tools to promote public health, but it includes necessary limits to protect individual rights.