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Dreading conflict during the holidays? Let it go, let it go, let it go

Dreading conflict during the holidays? Let it go, let it go, let it go

Every holiday season, families and friends convene to share affection, kindness and experience. In the ideal holiday atmosphere, one often depicted in commercials and ...

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Health care cure or curse?

Health care cure or curse?

The announcement that CVS plans to acquire Aetna for US$69 billion raises hope and concerns. The transaction would create a new health care giant. Aetna is the ...

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How the tax bill opens wide a big back door to overhaul health care

How the tax bill opens wide a big back door to overhaul health care

The U.S. Senate on Dec. 2 passed its version of one of the most sweeping tax reform bills on a party-line vote of 51-49. After reconciliation with a House version, the ...

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Why psychiatrists should not be involved in presidential politics

Why psychiatrists should not be involved in presidential politics

The media, politicians, celebrities, athletes and other groups have questioned the fitness and mental health of the president, but one group has largely refrained: mental ...

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The new tax bill will make Americans less healthy – and that’s bad for the economy

The new tax bill will make Americans less healthy – and that’s bad for the economy

The new tax bill, passed by the Senate early Saturday, is not just about taxes. It has significant consequences for the American health care system – especially for the ...

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Why society should talk about forced sex in intimate relationships, too

Why society should talk about forced sex in intimate relationships, too

In the wake of the deluge of news about sexual harassment and alleged assaults by several high-profile and powerful men, it is important to look at the causes and ...

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A tax increase that’s proven to save lives

A tax increase that’s proven to save lives

Lung cancer remains the world’s largest cancer killer, but the world is not doing all it can to curb it. Tobacco use is the largest risk factor for lung cancer. It is ...

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New strategies and new research

New strategies and new research

A generation ago, a list of tips for aging well with AIDS would have seemed a cruel joke. It also would have not been useful. Life expectancy immediately following the ...

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Philip Morris hides data in plain sight on dangers of new heat-not-burn product

Philip Morris hides data in plain sight on dangers of new heat-not-burn product

For as long as smoking has been known to cause cancer and other diseases, Big Tobacco has worked to avoid the truth about its deadly and highly addictive products. ...

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Anniversary of Konrad Reuland tragedy reminds us of the toll of brain aneurysms

Anniversary of Konrad Reuland tragedy reminds us of the toll of brain aneurysms

The late NFL tight end Konrad Reuland and baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew became forever linked when Carew, who needed a new heart, received Reuland’s. Reuland suffered a ...

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