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Entries by Maia Szalavitz from 08/2006

Alcoholism is a Disease-- Anti-Semitism, Not So Much!

| Posted 08.01.2006 | Huffington Post

I have my problems with the way 12-step programs sometimes conflate moral and medical issues-- but in this instance, they've got a lot to teach. We'll see if someone like Gibson is capable of learning.

Evidence is Not Fascism: Left and Right V. Science

| Posted 08.22.2006 | Politics
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If the left is to have any credibility in forging a "reality based" politics, it is going to have to elevate rigorous science and critical thought above claims that have not been exhaustively tested.

Win for Pain Pts: Docs Can't "Unconsciously" Become Drug Dealers

| Posted 08.23.2006 | Politics
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In this case, the government charged that even though Hurwitz may have believed he was practicing good medicine, he was actually acting as a criminal drug dealer.

College Rankings and ROTC

| Posted 08.31.2006 | Entertainment
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Curiously, the liberal Monthly wound up over-emphasizing participation in ROTC while neglecting to fully factor in how academic research provides benefits.