Health/Science

The inhumanity of this is just staggering to contemplate: Picking through musty files in a Pennsylvania archive, a Wellesley College professor made a heart-stopping discovery: US government scientists in the 1940s deliberately infected Read more...
Yes, who ever could have guessed that conditions in this firm could lead to salmonella poisoning? What does it take to get the federal government Read more...
As a member of the Professional Left, I'm sorry to say that my attitude toward the Gulf oil spill cleanup is that the glass is not even half-full. I'm Read more...
If nothing else, this small snippet of debate between Rush Limbaugh and Williams Shatner casts some light on how right wing lunatics look at health care: SHATNER: Here’s my premise, and you agree with it or not. If you have money, you are Read more...
While politicians play games, people live with the economic fallout of their cowardice. Because this was a predictable problem, and the health care re Read more...

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Unfortunately, this doesn't seem to be limited to senior citizens. Over the past couple of months, the Chamber of Commerce has taken great pains to mi Read more...
They didn't use those words, but that's what they're saying, nevertheless. There are two principles at stake here: First, that discrimination agai Read more...
Here's hoping that the storm doesn't carry the chemical dispersant over the mainland: PENSACOLA, Fla. — Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen l Read more...
After overseeing a company that proposed rate hikes of 39% in the midst of the health care reform debate, Anthem Blue Cross President Leslie Margolin Read more...
Not much, evidently, which is probably why idiots like Sarah Palin get traction in the first place. As much as I want to disbelieve this study, it e Read more...