What can data science tell us about influenza?

by Gabriela Cybis For most people, catching the flu is a common minor inconvenience: they get a bad headache, maybe a fever, sore throat, cough, sometimes they will miss a day or two of work and be miserable at home for a while. But after a few days it is back to business as usual.  Most…

The Importance of Age-Specific Medication for Newborns

by JJ Bhongsatiern When the father of a baby girl told me of the recent death of his daughter, he spoke of his great pain and confusion. His recently born (newborn) daughter had been prescribed a codeine-containing cough medicine of the same type that previously had been helpful to the father when he had a cough.…