Leslie P. King
HEALTH COLUMN | King: Drought is damaging our planet

The advanced, industrial Anasazi culture of the southwestern United States reached its zenith between 1050 and 1125 A.D., before experiencing a dramatic collapse. No written […]

HEALTH COLUMN | King: Innovation needed in food technology

An estimated 9 billion humans will live on Earth in 2050, effectively adding two Chinas to our current population. Meanwhile, international food reserves are dangerously […]

King: Watch out for Lyme disease

Lyme disease, dubbed one of the “deadly dozen” by a recent Wildlife Conservation Society report, could skyrocket as global shifts in temperature and precipitation transform […]

King: Malaria may return with global warming

Malaria is the most fatal of infectious diseases. Its daily death toll tops the number of casualties on Sept. 11th, 2001 and dwarfs the combined […]