Tag: Surgeon General

Violence

Violence

Violence is a major contributor to premature death, injury, and disability both in the United States and throughout the world. Each day throughout the world, an average of 4,400 people die from violent acts, for a total of 1.6 million deaths each year. Since many violent deaths are unreported, this estimate is an undercount. Many [...]

September 29, 2011 More
Novello, Antonia

Novello, Antonia

Born in 1944 in a small town in Puerto Rico, Antonia Novello experienced the hardships of pain and disease early in life. Like many who go on to do great works, rather than breaking her, the challenges she faced shaped her character. Her father died when she was 8 and her childhood was overshadowed by [...]

September 17, 2011 More