Category Archives: NPR


Oct

30

2018
When Adolescents Give Up Pot, Their Cognition Quickly Improves

When Adolescents Give Up Pot, Their Cognition Quickly Improves

When researchers convinced a group of young people to stop smoking pot, their cognition quickly improved. This adds to research warning against teen pot use, despite marijuana’s growing acceptance. (Image credit: BURGER/Canopy/Getty Images)


Oct

15

2018
As E-Scooters Roll Into American Cities, So Do Safety Concerns

As E-Scooters Roll Into American Cities, So Do Safety Concerns

Electric scooters zoom through traffic in many cities these days, and have the potential to take cars off the road. But experts worry that the many riders who forgo safety gear are taking big risks. (Image credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)


Oct

13

2018
Opinion: The Doctor And The Boy In The Bubble

Opinion: The Doctor And The Boy In The Bubble

In his essay this week, NPR’s Scott Simon remembers William T. Shearer, who died this week at the age of 81. He was the doctor of “The Boy In The Bubble.” (Image credit: Bettmann/Bettmann Archive)



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