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Make Friends with Vega May. 16, 2019

Stargazers

Week of May 19-25, 2019 Over my 40-year-plus career, I've read a lot of astronomy books. You may be ... Read More

Eke! Cigs May. 15, 2019

Wellnews

Electronic cigarettes contain a number of chemicals known to be harmful, most notably nicotine, heav... Read More

Smoke and Fears May. 08, 2019

Wellnews

Cancer deaths overall in the United States dropped more than 25% between 1991 and 2016, but the good... Read More

The Assault on the Pursuit of Happiness May. 03, 2019

C Force

International researchers, policymakers and public health practitioners, I am guessing, were happy f... Read More

La Superba After Dark May. 02, 2019

Stargazers

Week of May 5-11, 2019 Beginning stargazers are often disappointed because they cannot see the glori... Read More

Can Damage Done by CDC's Opioid Guidelines Be Reversed? Agency's Acknowledgment of Suffering Caused by Its Prescribing Advice May Be Too Little, Too Late May. 01, 2019

Jacob Sullum

When the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published its opioid prescribing guidelines... Read More

Tweeter-Totter May. 01, 2019

Wellnews

A nationwide survey of 600,000 people found an uptick in the number of teens and young adults experi... Read More

A Serious Education Gap on Climate Change Is Rooted in Politics, Not Science Apr. 30, 2019

Daily Editorials

Much like sex education and evolution, the teaching of climate change is the latest topic backed by ... Read More

Climate-Change Evidence Is Overwhelming. When Will Anti-Science Ideologues Get It? Apr. 26, 2019

Daily Editorials

Independent satellite records have confirmed ground data showing the past five years to be the hotte... Read More

Again: Vaccines Don't Cause Autism Apr. 24, 2019

Wellnews

Another major study, this one involving more than 650,000 Danish children, has found no link between... Read More

Pollen Becoming Impossible to Avoid Apr. 19, 2019

C Force

Spring has sprung. The weather is warming. The flowers are blooming. And noses are running, and eyes... Read More

Being a Great Caregiver Apr. 17, 2019

Wellnews

Caring for a spouse with a serious chronic illness often places incredible strain upon a relationshi... Read More

Android Rage Apr. 16, 2019

The Science Advice Goddess

I'm so tired of these supposed magician multitaskers on their cellphones. The guy I'm dating and so... Read More

Health and Human Flourishing Apr. 12, 2019

C Force

In our nation's drug overdose crisis, a crisis that shows no sign of slowing, the U.S. Surgeon Gener... Read More

Alone Time Apr. 10, 2019

Wellnews

If you're reading this, you're not alone, but you may be lonely. A national poll asked adults 50 to ... Read More

High Potency of Legal Marijuana Creating Health Concerns Apr. 05, 2019

C Force

In a bit of encouraging news, recent combined data from the Tobacco Products and Risk Perceptions Su... Read More

Smokeless Dire Apr. 03, 2019

Wellnews

E-cigarettes are fueling a rise in the use of tobacco products by young people, says the Centers for... Read More

Paste Not Mar. 27, 2019

Wellnews

The Centers for Disease Control estimates nearly 40 percent of U.S. kids ages 3 to 6 are spreading t... Read More

Sleep Well Mar. 20, 2019

Wellnews

As we age, deep sleep tends to become more of a memory. Older persons tend to sleep less and less we... Read More

Add 'Nature as Medicine' to Your Health Prescription Mar. 15, 2019

C Force

Correcting poor eating habits is among the great health challenges of our time. It is a root cause o... Read More