Kids can tell when they don’t have their parents’ full attention. Dominique Browning argues it’s time for parents to put down their cell phones before it’s too late. Read her full opinion piece on our companion blog Ideas.
Novelist Alice Randall says black women make the choice to remain overweight, but other research shows social and environmental factors can also play a huge role. Read Noliwe M. Rook’s full opinion piece on our companion blog Ideas.
The nightmarish ordeal of a San Diego man, locked up and seemingly forgotten, raises questions about the Drug Enforcement Administration’s handling of people in custody — and the U.S.’s dubious drug policy.
Imagine that you’ve brought your child to the emergency room and you’re revealing your most private health information to the hospital staff member at the desk, desperate because you fear your child’s very life is at risk. …
While federal agents were raiding a medical marijuana dispensary and the nation’s first pot trade school in Oakland, run by one of California’s most prominent legalization advocates, less than a mile a way, a gunman was murdering seven people at a Christian nursing school. The feds couldn’t have predicted the rampage, but it’s hard …
Who benefits from forced drug tests? No one but the companies that make drug tests.
A reporter’s notes from a recent scientific conference