In a February 2021 New York Times article “Don’t Go Down the Rabbit Hole,” Charlie Warzel interviews pseudointellectual professor Michael Caulfield who proposes a new way to dumb down American college students: Convince them to stop researching and stop thinking… Read More ›
Exercise, breathe deeply, and stop Googling.
For the self-driven car industry to flourish, human-driven cars will have to be illegal. Are you ready to part with your right to drive?
My husband and I have begun joking that oatmeal is a “tantrum starter.” No matter how we doctor that oatmeal to make it more filling (adding nuts, coconut oil, organic butter, fruit, organic yogurt, pumpkin puree, etc.), our children seem… Read More ›
“Maybe the problem isn’t mothers who don’t believe in science; maybe the problem is that medical schools have stopped teaching the science to doctors.” Back when my first baby was born, I believed all vaccines worked. I believed all vaccines were… Read More ›
If you want to be sure your pediatrician has your child’s best interest, this is mandatory reading. Pediatricians around the country have begun refusing to accept families who opt out of some or all vaccines. Thanks to a tip sent to Wellness & Equality by a reader,… Read More ›
Do mandatory vaccines save lives and protect infants who are too young to be vaccinated? Or, as so many mothers continue to ask, could mandatory vaccines actually increase infant mortality? Read on to learn about the major study that found “a high statistically significant correlation between increasing… Read More ›
I believe in the goodness of people, so I believe your doctor probably has good intentions. Just like the generations of doctors before him or her. Just like the doctors a few decades ago, who told their patients that smoking cigarettes was perfectly… Read More ›
Much of the current research about the safety of hormonal contraceptives has been funded by the very pharmaceutical companies that stand to profit from the sale of birth control. Couple this with the political debates surrounding women’s reproduction—at a time when… Read More ›
I remember the first time I tasted Dasani bottled water. It was 2004 and I was at a gym in Orange County, California. The drinking fountain at the gym was out of order so I purchased a bottle of water… Read More ›