I'm Still Not Tired - Larkin Callaghan

Larkin Callaghan recently completed her doctorate in health behavior and public health education at Columbia, focusing on women's health and global health development. With research and program experience in HIV and sexual health, social network building, trauma and violence, drug and alcohol abuse, and how socioeconomic status and history of abuse contribute to health and social mobility, she specializes in women's and adolescent health, population health, communication and social marketing and the health of vulnerable populations - and how they relate to one another. She also works as a UN Correspondent for MediaGlobal, covering issues affecting the least developed countries, with a not-exclusive focus on global health. She posts about public health, sociology and social justice, human rights, research, and gender. She manages the Reproductive Health Daily Tumblr and is a fellow in Health Communication and Epidemiology at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health, where she writes and uses social and new media to promote research that focuses on health disparities, access and rights. She’s an avid runner and a California loyalist, and also posts longer opinion pieces on I'm Not Tired Yet at https://larkincallaghan.wordpress.com/.
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Circumcision to prevent HIV and STDs is a very contentious issue - but it is often greatly misunderstood and the arguments simplified. Check out my latest post on the The 2x2 Project and find out why context, consent, and risk are essential to the debate.


The vast bulk of donor health funding to low- and middle-income countries goes to AIDS, TB, and malaria - despite the larger death toll from cancer.

(via pubhealth)


We have to constantly be on watch for the incremental steps being taken to chip away at reproductive rights.


“I am very pleased to see that the number of women dying in pregnancy and childbirth continues to decline. This shows that the enhanced effort of countries, supported by UNFPA and other development partners, is paying off. But we can’t stop here. Our work must continue to make every…

Is narcissism behind the rise in depression among adolescents?

Check out my latest post over at the 2x2 Project, about HIV criminalization laws. Learn about how they impact public health and prevention education efforts.


A Map of the World Based on Book Publishing

When it comes to book publishing, not all countries are created equal, as this distorted map of the world by the International Publishers Association shows. […]

As you can see, places like the U.S., Europe, and parts of Asia are engorged in illustration of their strong publishing industries. Meanwhile, Africa and the Middle East are tiny slivers, meaning that the number of books published in those places is extremely low compared to the rest of the world.

[Image: International Publishers Association]

Check out my article about those people left out of the Affordable Care Act’s expansions - hint: it’s the most vulnerable Americans/