Category: U.S. News & World Report

American Medical Association Calls Gun Violence a Public Health Crisis

U.S. News & World Report Sandro Galea, School of Public Health The American Medical Association for the first time on Tuesday adopted a policy of calling gun violence a “public health crisis,” and voiced its support for gun control measures, including waiting periods and background checks for all gun purchases… Expert quote: “Gun violence is […]

The Surprising Benefits of Compassion Meditation

U.S. News & World Report Stefan Hofmann, College of Arts & Sciences In recent years, mindfulness meditation has garnered loads of attention for its beneficial effects on the body and mind… Expert quote: “It’s deeply rooted in Buddhist philosophy, which has taught us a lot about how people are connected and what is the purpose […]