While this technology holds much promise for premature babies, we should take the meantime to think through the potential ramifications.
The rising costs of many, if not all, medications are largely the result of the lack of competition in the pharmaceutical industry. That’s the FDA’s fault.
We can learn a lot by looking back at history. Here I revisit the rise and fall of the lobotomy and compare it to today’s enthusiasm for altering children’s bodies to match their gender identities.
State health departments and legislators who sneer at parental concerns and call for vaccination mandates erode parents’ trust.
Bad habits, low exercise, poor hygiene, genetics—those are your largest risks, and health care has proven to be very ineffective at dealing with those risks.
A measles outbreak–and enclaves of Californians opposed to vaccines–are spun into an attack on Republicans. This time the bias threatens public health.
Here’s the 411 on Compassion & Choices, the suicide advocacy organization that used young, suffering, and now-deceased Brittany Maynard as a public relations tool.
I just came across a YouTube clip of someone bashing science—and that someone is Neil deGrasse Tyson.
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