The manual still has merit—but the APA needs to do a better job explaining how DSM 5 captures key facts about human suffering.
From the rise in plastic surgery to advanced prosthetics, the line between the real and unreal has long since eroded
Lactation activists alienate new moms with their all-or-nothing approach, leaving most women to figure out a way to combine breast milk with formula on their own.
Emergency contraception is not “the abortion pill.” Like other forms of birth control, it prevents fertilization in the first place
The awful horror of Gosnell will disappear not as a result of legislation or trials, but easy access to pharmaceutical options for abortion
The Supreme Court should rule that genes can’t be patented
The fertility issues facing men and women still have profoundly different implications
With all the alarmist reports about a rise in rates, we’d be wise to remember that it’s a developmental disorder, not a symptom of societal ills
Our current treatment system for addiction is unnavigable, unregulated and unsuccessful. It needs an overhaul
Stress has become our own personal predicament to solve instead of something caused by social ills
Few countries guzzle soda the way we do. Maybe the problem is us
Changes in state laws may force the DEA to rethink federal policy
The staff of life has become the root of all evil. Why have we demonized this humble grain?