• February 22, 2013 • 11:36 AM
• February 22, 2013 • 11:36 AM
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August 22 • 4:00 PM
It’s only fairly recently that we started to use the term that’s so popular right now.
August 22 • 2:00 PM
A conversation with Jeanine Thomas, patient advocate, active member of ProPublica’s Patient Harm Facebook Community, and founder and president of the MRSA Survivors Network.
August 22 • 1:22 PM
The recent deaths of Michael Brown and James Foley, while worlds apart, are both emblematic of the necessity for all of us to fight to uphold the sanctity of human dignity and its enduring story.
August 22 • 10:00 AM
There’s art theft, there’s law enforcement, and, somewhere in between, there’s Turbo Paul.
August 22 • 8:00 AM
The world is warming—and record-cold winters are just another symptom.
August 22 • 6:17 AM
Many night workers get “shift-work sleep disorder.” And no one knows how to treat it.
August 22 • 6:00 AM
Christopher Beha’s Arts & Entertainments comes in at less than 300 pages long, which—along with a plot centered on a sex-tape scandal—makes it a uniquely efficient pleasure.
August 22 • 4:00 AM
Sometimes it just doesn’t make any sense to try to separate the social and the biological.
August 21 • 4:00 PM
The CBS news anchor and television personality’s story proves that cosmetic surgeries aren’t always vanity projects, even if they’re usually portrayed that way.
August 21 • 2:37 PM
There’s heightened functional connectivity between the brain’s emotion regulator and reason center, according to a recent neuroscience paper.
August 21 • 2:00 PM
Federal investigators found that children at two Virginia schools were being regularly pinned down or isolated and that their education was suffering as a result.
August 21 • 12:00 PM
Noah Davis talks to Evan Glazer about why kids aren’t getting smarter and what his school’s doing in order to change that.
August 21 • 10:00 AM
It’s not because they want to. It’s because they have no other choice.
August 21 • 8:15 AM
Moms willing to serenade pre-term infants help their babies—and themselves.
August 21 • 8:00 AM
There is a void in the medical community’s understanding of how families see themselves and understand their weight.
August 21 • 6:33 AM
Office leaders who bully even just one member of their team harm everyone.
August 21 • 6:00 AM
Whatever you think of its approach, Fox News has created a more conservative Congress and a more polarized electorate, according to a series of recent studies.
August 20 • 4:00 PM
Private programs might do a better job of watching our kids than state-run programs, but they’re not accessible to everyone.
August 20 • 2:00 PM
An analysis by an environmental group finds hundreds of cases in which drillers used diesel fuel without obtaining permits and sometimes altered records disclosing they had done so.
August 20 • 12:00 PM
In a nation where the biggest carnivorous predator is a badger, why are there so many reported sightings of large cats?
August 20 • 10:00 AM
Recent reports show that chemical roulette is the state’s M.O.
August 20 • 9:51 AM
Perception of group diversity depends on the race of the observer and the extent to which they worry about discrimination.