It has become one of the most controversial questions in cancer medicine: Can using a cell phone cause brain tumors?
Society At A Glance 2009 Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development 132 pages The Gist: If you’re looking for another reason to hate on France, you might check out the latest report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.
An e-mail has been making the rounds among some of my physician colleagues.
People tend to think gentrification goes like this: rich, educated white people move into a low-income minority neighborhood and drive out its original residents, who can no longer afford to live there. As it turns out, that’s not typically true
The Uninsured: A Primer Key Facts About Americans Without Health Insurance The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation; 36 pages The Gist: As members of Congress vote on controversial health-care-reform legislation, the Henry J
The term "dirty money" is for real. In the course of its average 20 months in circulation, U.S. currency gets whisked into ATMs, clutched, touched and traded perhaps thousands of times at coffee shops, convenience stores and newsstands.
College students used to complain about dining-hall mystery meat. Their new gripe?
Women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer are faced with a tough choice either to have parts of the affected breast removed, followed by several weeks of potentially toxic radiation therapy; or opt for mastectomy, removing the entire breast and contending with the disfigurement that entails. The decision typically rests on where and how widespread the tumors are. It’s no wonder, then, that more and more women are relying on high-tech MRI scans to help them examine their cancer and choose the right treatment
Between GPS devices on your car’s dashboard and digital maps of almost any locale in the world on your smartphone or laptop, it’s hard to get lost these days. We may take these 21st-century services for granted
I was 14 the first time I got falling-down drunk.