India is not the only country dealing with high rates of violence against women, but we have perfected the ability to look away.
Viewpoint: Leave Junior Alone About His E-Cigs
Reports of kids taking to e-cigarettes are exaggerated. But would it be so terrible if they did?
Make the Next Drug Czar a Doctor
With the current czar making an exit, President Obama has a chance to change the nature of our failed war on drugs
Women Should Pay More for Health Care
Women’s costs are higher, and they live longer, yet Obamacare will charge men the same for health-insurance premiums
The Declining Birthrate Doesn’t Spell Disaster
A demographer explains how we will adjust to the coming changes in our population
Viewpoint: Antismoking Advocates Have Misused Science
Evidence that smoking in public places endangers the health of others is weak, even while the argument against smoking is strong
It’s Not Just Sexism, Women Do Suffer More From Mental Illness
Why do mainstream mental health professionals give so little attention to the question of gender differences?
Viewpoint: Air-Conditioning Will Be the End of Us
Trying to engineer hot weather out of existence in an age of man-made global warming is indefensible
If Obesity Is a Disease, Why Are So Many Obese People Healthy?
The decision of the American Medical Association (AMA) to classify obesity as a disease is great news for the pharmaceutical industry, as it is likely to increase pressure on the Food and Drug Administration to approve more …
Viewpoint: The Breast-Feeding Police Are Wrong About Formula
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.
Viewpoint: The New Food Police Are Out of Touch
The agenda of Michael Pollan and his ilk is far removed from the needs and concerns of everyday Americans
Viewpoint: Plan B Is Very Misunderstood
Emergency contraception is not “the abortion pill.” Like other forms of birth control, it prevents fertilization in the first place
New Availability of Plan B Makes Philadelphia Abortion Doc an Anachronism
The awful horror of Gosnell will disappear not as a result of legislation or trials, but easy access to pharmaceutical options for abortion