Tag Archives: Focus

The measles outbreak, media imagery, and the thoughtful focus of fear

A rapidly escalating measles outbreak near Portland, OR has led local health officials to declare a public health emergency, with 44 confirmed cases, almost all in unimmunized children, almost all of them in unimmunized children. Meanwhile, New York and New Jersey have been facing a similar crisis over the past few months, with over 200… Read More »

Farmers fume over expected focus on plant-based proteins in Canada Food Guide makeover

OTTAWA — An overhaul of the Canada Food Guide is set to be released soon, a highly anticipated makeover that will do away with the rainbow visual many Canadians associate with the dietary guide commonly used in hospitals and daycares. One of the major changes expected in the new guide is a focus on plant-based… Read More »