In the basement of a Cape Cod on a suburban street in northern New Jersey, a teenage boy turns to a friend and asks impatiently, “What did you get?
Maybe this is how the obesity epidemic ends: by giving chefs TV shows. Because people on TV don’t like looking fat
Should morbidly obese children be taken from their parents?
There are two things sports fans love to hate, and the first is the epidemic of selfishness and greed: ball-hogging superstars who care only about their stats and their paychecks, teams that don’t play defense and don’t play like teams, owners with no commitment to winning and no sense of loyalty. Fortunately, the National Basketball Association has a team that defies those stereotypes.
It is easy to miss the spirit gate that guards the entrance to Phiyer, a remote village in northern Laos. Half submerged in weeds beside a field of towering sugarcane, the simple wooden structure resembles a set of miniature rustic goalposts
Presidents bedeviled by seemingly intractable problems tend to resort to symbolic gestures.
For years now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported nothing but bad news about our expanding waistlines.
Censorship was lifted last week from one of the great scientific discoveries of World War II. It is an insecticide called DDT
Afghanistan’s reputation as the world’s leading narcotics supplier is well-known, but in a squalid ruin in Kabul, the country hides a darker secret — a huge home grown drug addiction problem now on the brink of fueling an HIV/AIDS epidemic.