Author Archives: Margherita Cinà


Mandatory Helmet Laws: A Public Health Intervention?

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I ride my bicycle at least once a day. Whether I’m casually pedalling to work on the Capital BikeShare or I’m speeding down MacArthur Boulevard on my road bike alongside my teammates, cycling is one of my favourite activities. On my bike, I get to roll by traffic during rush hour, I get to enjoy […]

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Our House is on Fire: Climate Change as a Global Public Health Crisis

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In September, the United Nations Secretary-General convened a Climate Action Summit to mobilize governments, businesses, and civil society organizations to enhance global action and address the undeniable threats from climate change. In his opening statement, UN Secretary-General António Guterres reiterated that: “[t]he best science, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, tells us that […]

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