Jill Richardson

06/26/2016 - 7:00am

    Imagine painstakingly making up your way up the cables of Yosemite National Park’s famous Half Dome peak — only to see swooshes and slogans encouraging you to “Just Do It.”

    “Welcome to Half Dome,” a gleaming banner greets...

04/03/2016 - 1:00pm

    If you’ve read any nutritional advice lately, you’ve probably encountered one hard-and-fast rule: Avoid processed foods.

    But what does “processed” mean?

    On one level, anything humans do to food —...

03/20/2016 - 9:00pm

    I’m sick of writing about labeling genetically engineered foods.

    I’m sick of it because there’s really one thing to say, and I’ve said it before: Americans have a right to know how...

03/13/2016 - 1:00pm

    Teflon, you might have heard, may cause cancer.

    The culprit was a toxic, now retired compound called PFOA. Also known as C8, the chemical became the subject of a major lawsuit accusing DuPont — the...

02/28/2016 - 10:00am

    “We’re going to do the wall,” Donald Trump told a cheering crowd of supporters in a victory speech following the South Carolina Republican primary. He was reiterating his fanciful promise to wall off the entire U.S.-Mexico border — and force...

02/20/2016 - 6:00pm

    Let me tell you something people don’t often say when arguing about presidential candidates on Facebook: No candidate is perfect.

    But that doesn’t mean it’s not worth choosing to support...

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