Why more screening is not always better
Belgium’s Euthanasia Law Doesn’t Protect Children From Themselves
When it comes to a choice to die, that’s a terrible burden to place on a child
Despite Philip Seymour Hoffman, There Is No Heroin Crisis
The actor’s death should remind us that addicts aren’t the only ones who overdose on drugs
Is Katie Couric the Next Jenny McCarthy?
A former Playboy Bunny spreading misinformation is bad enough
What’s So Bad About Casual Drug Use?
Most people who try cocaine don’t go on to become addicts
Stop Catastrophizing Relief Efforts in the Philippines
The scaremongering is undermining delivery of supplies
One Thing Obamacare Can’t Fix: Bad Addiction Treatment
Correction appended, March 26, 2014.
After weeks spent offering up increasingly desperate excuses for the glitchy rollout of Obamacare’s insurance exchanges, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius seemed
Controlling Your Kids’ Candy Stash Is Bad Parenting
Children need to learn how to manage temptation on their own
Saving Babies’ Lives with Shades of Gray
Big news for women who are 38 weeks pregnant: you are no longer considered “full term.” The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists announced today that they would introduce a new classification system for the end …
How Los Angeles Can Become Water Independent
Repairing leaks, capturing rainwater, and wastewater recycling could end L.A.’s dependence on distant water sources
Alcoholics Need More Options than AA
It’s no surprise that faith-based programs are particularly ill-suited to atheists and agnostics
We Might Not Want Our Life Extended
What’s the point of living longer if we don’t live better?
Let’s Drink to Phasing Out the First Lady
The Office of the First Lady is a boondoggle and an offense to women. Let’s shut it down.