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AstraZeneca and Pfizer Will Save Us

In 2003, I launched a 5-year study of health narratives that would ultimately be subtitled, "Prozac Saved My Life" vs. "Prozac Ruined My Life."  I did this after hearing remarkably divergent claims of lives "saved" by antidepressants, alongside equally dramatic...

The Real Social Dilemma

The Social Dilemma is a newly available documentary on Netflix about the peril of social networks.  The documentary does a decent job of introducing some of the ways social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.) are negatively impacting society. If this is your...

Is the World Going to Burn Up?

Against the backdrop of ominous fires ravaging California (in the same month as ferocious storms batter the gulf coast) presidential candidate Joe Biden recently raised concern that for millions of Americans who "live in the shadow of an orange sky" it has gotten so...