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

31

2018

A Mother’s Fragmented Identity

My partial selves — writer, runner, mother — have become like islands I travel between and my life is the ocean around them, unknowable.


Aug

31

2018

Home Alone, With a Spy Cam

Smart devices make it possible for parents to keep close tabs on their latchkey children, but is it really a good idea?


Aug

31

2018

When Is a Baby Fully Protected by Vaccines?

Vaccines don’t confer 100 percent immunity, but when all children are immunized, it creates what is called herd immunity, which makes everyone safer, especially babies.


Aug

30

2018

Honey, I Swept the Floor!

Why do so many husbands feel the need to boast about completing simple household chores? With mine, it’s all about branding.



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