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Q&A With Just Eat Filmmaker, Laura Kezman

In her new film confronting eating disorders, Kezman asks: “Why is the deadliest mental illness the least funded and the most ignored?” Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   03.17.15   |   SHARE
Minds
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5 Ways Not To Be A Jerk To Your Friend With A Chronic Disease

I don't believe that you're incapable of treating me and my friends with compassion. Maybe you just need a little help. Read...
Jody Allard    |   02.25.15   |   SHARE
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The Greatest Voyage Into The Unknown Might Be Right In Our Own Bodies

American virologist Nathan Wolfe says 40-50% of all the genetic information in our gut is unclassifiable—he calls it biological dark matter. Read...
Katie Tandy   |   09.15.14   |   SHARE
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September Is Sickle Cell Awareness Month: Get Your Knowledge-Drop!

Because no one is out there making sexy bumper stickers to raise awareness for this deadly hereditary disease, we're here to try and shed some light. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   09.3.14   |   SHARE
Bodies

Ebola is Killing Far More Women than Men

In its rampage through West Africa, Ebola has claimed 1350 lives--most of them female. Read...
Kelley Calkins   |   08.21.14   |   SHARE
Culture

New Delhi in Crisis: Bands of Rhesus Monkeys Terrorize Population

Thinking of vacationing in India this summer? You may want to avoid New Dehli and its out-of-control gangs of bullying monkeys. Read...
Jane Jones   |   07.23.14   |   SHARE

What Can Ellis Island Teach Us About Today's Immigration Crisis

We’ve got a bonafide humanitarian crisis on our border. Should we turn to the past for direction? Read...
Jane Jones   |   07.21.14   |   SHARE

Isolated Amazonian Tribe Makes First Contact with Modern World

Probably chased out of their homelands, this group seeks refuge in Brazil. But they may be more vulnerable than ever. Read...
Jane Jones   |   07.14.14   |   SHARE