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OPINION: Here’s how you can #TalkToTheBabies if they trust you enough to disclose their HIV status

Anyone who knows me knows that I am passionate about ensuring that every child born is safe and supported in the process of figuring out who they are in the world that we have invited them into.  Here’s what I hope, in my heart, I will always communicate with any young person of color who… Read More »

Now Mental Health Patients Can Specify Their Care Before Hallucinations and Voices Overwhelm Them

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Steve Singer, who has bipolar and borderline personality disorders, knows when he’s on the verge of a mental health crisis. The female voice he hears incessantly in his head suddenly shuts up, and the hula hoop he gyrates while walking to the grocery store stops easing his anxieties. That’s when he gets… Read More »

Many Readers Say No to Idea of Life-Extending Drug, but Yes for Their Dogs

Others expressed concern about the environmental and economic implications of a longer life span. “Ah, the unintended consequences of extending life — overpopulation, increasing stress on an already stressed environment, increasing stress on an already stressed retirement system,” wrote Thomas G. Smith, in Cadillac, Mich. “Humans are the most destructive of all species, and the… Read More »