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Representative Gabrielle Giffords

What My Husband and Gabrielle Giffords Share

Diane Ackerman | Posted 07.05.2011 | Home
Diane Ackerman

When I first learned that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had been shot in the left temple, I felt a fierce pang for her, because I knew only too well what damage to that part of the brain can usher in-- a suite of disabilities, affecting everything from language to locomotion.

Healing Is More Than Science

Trish Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Trish Kinney

Even Hippocrates hinted at this powerful connection when he said that he would rather know what sort of person has a disease than what sort of disease a person has. He also said that natural forces within us are the true healers of disease.

The State of Whose Union?

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

We all agree our government needs major restructuring: five agencies that handle housing problems? It's crazy! But an overhaul isn't achievable, and innovation and reconciliation are impossible, if we're all hunkered down feeling unsafe.