Monday, May 13, 2013 - 5:00am
Researchers who have studied the disparity in educational achievement between rich and poor children over the last few decades have found more affluent children trump their peers before the first day of preschool.
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 5:00am
When dealing with skeptics of vaccine science, understanding their sacred values of prizing purity and independence can help communicate inoculation's benefits.
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 6:00pm
Katie Forgette's new play, which has debuted in Seattle, captures the reality of life in adult homes. And it says a lot about political policy and philosophy.
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 4:00pm
The Wall Street Journal is looking for a new member of its health care policy reporting team.
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 3:39pm
Many of the most pro-gun, pro-criminal laws we live under receive no debate
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 2:33pm
An article in PubMed Health suggests good questions to ask when reading health news. Pretty basic stuff, but true.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 7:49am
Psychiatrist Omar Manejwala shares his expertise on addiction and compulsive behaviors and why recovery from cravings is mostly about what you start doing, and much less about what you stop doing.
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 9:32am
Antronette Yancey pioneered “Instant Recess." With her death at 55, we need to keep moving to honor her legacy. Workplaces across America will hold a 10-minute “Instant Recess” in her honor, at 1 p.m. PDT on Tuesday, May 7.
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 6:00am
These researchers admit Medicaid is far from a perfect program. But they still maintain the benefits of expansion outweigh the downside of leaving people uninsured.
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 5:00am
The Drug Industry Document Archive (DIDA) – housed at the University of San Francisco – just announced the addition of 58 documents that shed light on decades old decisions about contaminated blood products.
Friday, May 3, 2013 - 6:13am
Friday, May 3, 2013 - 5:00am
As we have seen with air pollution, tobacco use, and other public health concerns, when California starts setting policy on a topic, it can have a powerful effect nationally.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 5:00am
Whether your expertise lies in print or online, publishing or corporate, general health or topic-specific, this week's Career GPS has something for you.
Monday, April 29, 2013 - 5:00am
Having grown up in a "natural is best" kind of environment, Nathanael Johnson became the family skeptic. His book looks at the polarized viewpoints in a world of "global warming, killer germs, and obesity."
Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 3:53pm
It's a rare instance when groundwater contamination can be linked to a specific polluter and specific practices, but the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board has ordered a Monterey County landowner and grower to provide a drinkable water supply.