Health, Fitness and Style
Thanks in large measure to Sybil’s psychiatrist, multiple-personality disorder became an official diagnosis, with important consequences for the medical profession, the insurance industry, and patients. In Sybil Exposed journalist Debbie Nathan is able to argue persuasively that the book was the product of conspiracy and deceit. more »
Global warming has forced alpine chipmunks in Yosemite to higher ground, prompting a startling decline in the species’ genetic diversity, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. more »
Underlying fallacies: That the use of narcotic painkillers to treat non-cancer pain lasting many months or years is supported by rigorous science. "This epidemic has been caused by a brilliant marketing campaign that dramatically changed the way physicians treat pain." Prescriptions for narcotic painkillers soared so much over the last decade that by 2010 enough were being dispensed to medicate ever… more »
Rep. Maloney's opening statement at Oversight Hearing on 'Separation of Church and State': Where are the women?
Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, senior member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, delivered the following opening remarks at today's hearing titled *'Separation of Church and State' on the Obama Administration's recent contraception decision, where not a single woman was allowed at the witness table by the Committee's majority. more »