I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect - Edward Gibbon
Oct 17, 2018 - A Washington high-school teacher disallows cell phones in his classroom, and it’s nationwide news. But the most remarkable thing about the story is that it’s not the norm.
Aug 15, 2018 - Football is far and away America’s biggest sport. But considering what’s been learned in recent years about the possible brain damage that comes along with it, should we keep it on its pedestal?
Jul 14, 2018 - Prescription medications play a big role in health. Unfortunately, their containers play a big role in pollution
Jun 7, 2018 - While the measurement of blood pressure has been among the most common medical practices for over a century, the results are undergoing a reinterpretation
May 31, 2018 - “Memory supplements” are a half-billion-dollar industry. But a paucity of government regulation means manufacturers can make bold claims without having to back them up.
May 9, 2018 - Antibiotics have saved untold millions of lives. But through our overuse we are reducing the number of people who can be saved by this little medical miracle.
Apr 19, 2018 - Earth Day is nearing 50, yet it seems to have been more impactful in its formative years. What needs to happen for “the largest civic-focused day of action in the world” to be more than a huge empty gesture?
Apr 16, 2018 - Over the last century workplace designs have moved away from nature. But contemporary evidence suggests that reversing this trend would benefit employee well-being and the financial bottom line.
Apr 11, 2018 - For too long “I’m watching my weight” has been used as a synonym for healthy living. But because in and of itself weight is no measure of health, we should focus our attention elsewhere.
Feb 27, 2018 - E-cigarettes are getting a bad rap in society. But as unhealthy as they may be, they may have a positive place in society.