Dr. Amber Robins

About Amber

Dr. Amber Robins is a board-certified family medicine doctor and graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She currently is the Health and Media fellow at Georgetown University and PBS News Hour. She is the author of "The Write Prescription: Finding the 'Right' Spiritual Dosage to Overcome Any Obstacle" with her own website and blog at www.DrAmberRobins.com.

Amber's Recent Stories

Health Feb 20

5 medical stories you might have missed

It’s easy for politics to dominate our news feeds these days. But there are many important stories in the health and medical communities, too. Here’s what we’re reading now.

Health Nov 02

Treating the opioid babies

A doctor working in the Appalachian foothills watches a town and its newborns on the brink of a public health epidemic.

Health Oct 19

Understanding California’s Hepatitis A outbreak

On March 18, the California Department of Public Health first announced an outbreak of the Hepatitis A virus. Seven months later on Oct. 13, California Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency. Reported cases of Hepatitis A had more…

Nation Oct 04

How to safely dispose of pain medication

Leaving pain medication in the cupboard, the cabinet or elsewhere in the house increases the likelihood of the medication being ingested by children or pets. So how do you get rid of it?…

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