Category Archives: NPR


Sep

01

2018
Insulin’s High Cost Leads To Lethal Rationing

Insulin’s High Cost Leads To Lethal Rationing

Alec Raeshawn Smith was 23 when diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and 26 when he died. He couldn’t afford $1,300 per month for his insulin and other diabetes supplies, so he tried to stretch the doses. (Image credit: Bram Sable-Smith for NPR)


Aug

30

2018
The Hidden Toll Of Conflict On Kids

The Hidden Toll Of Conflict On Kids

A new study offers a novel way to measure how many children have really died as a result of conflict in Africa. (Image credit: Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)


Aug

30

2018
‘Gross Anatomy’ Turns Humor On Taboos About The Female Body

‘Gross Anatomy’ Turns Humor On Taboos About The Female Body

Author Mara Altman got tired of hiding her hairy, sweaty self from the world, and set out to reframe the shame in her latest book of essays — part memoir, part scientific exploration, part manifesto. (Image credit: Courtesy of G. P. Putnam’s Sons)


Aug

29

2018
Psssst: Parenting Twins Can Be Depressing

Psssst: Parenting Twins Can Be Depressing

Expectant parents of twins and other multiples may be ready for the joy and extra physical demands of caring for more than one baby. But few know the risk of depression and anxiety runs higher, too. (Image credit: Terry Vine/Getty Images)



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