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Dignified DebateThe United Kingdom shows the rest of the world how to have a wise, honest, eloquent discussion about assisted suicide.
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Do Lemurs Hold the Secret to Suspended Animation?What we might be able to learn from our closest hibernating cousins.
Are You a Narcissist?The tricky psychiatric diagnosis is getting a lot of attention, which is exactly what it wants.
Have a Great Day, Honey, and Don’t Get EbolaAre we doing enough to protect U.S. health care workers?
Ebola Was Already HereHow to contain the deadly hemorrhagic fevers that occasionally reach the United States.
The Fishy Origins of the Fish Oil CrazeA widely cited, foundational study does not say what people say it does.
What Scares Bug Experts?The horrible disease that experts feared would come to the United States has come to the United States.
Sorry You Were Tricked Into a C-SectionWhat disapproving friends don’t understand about cesarean births.