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Harm Reduction, Covering, and a Voice for the Voiceless

Dana Beyer | Posted 04.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

The drive for assimilation in and of itself causes existential damage, and is a major problem under the surface of the successful campaign for ever greater gay equality in this country.

Dare to Be 100: Hippocrates and Olympics

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

The magnificence of the ancient Greek intellect deeded us with two of our civilization's central struts: democracy and science. It is startling to rec...

Hippocratic Humility

Allen Frances | Posted 07.08.2013 | Science
Allen Frances

Psychiatric diagnosis and treatment are often life changing events -- usually for the better, sometimes for worse, sometimes a tie score. Sorting out who is who in the rule of thirds requires patience and humility -- both currently in short supply.

Meatless Monday: Forks Over Knives

Ellen Kanner | Posted 08.06.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Forks Over Knives makes a pretty good case for how a plant-based diet can save your life. But how does it play as a movie?

Let Food Be Thy Medicine: Top 10 Healing Foods Of The Decade

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

The past decade has presented an explosion of clinical research to show specifically what health benefits individual foods can offer, identifying the various nutrients associated with these benefits.

Above & Below: The Health Care Debate Seen from Above

Gahl Eden Sasson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gahl Eden Sasson

According to astrology, which was developed as a tool to understand the cycles of the seasons, now is the best time in 250 years to transform the health care institutions.