Jill Richardson

07/17/2016 - 6:00pm

    We’re not long into summer, but already we’re long on tragedy. Police shootings of black men in Minnesota, Louisiana, and beyond. A mass shooting of police officers in Dallas.

    Yet this surplus of tragedy seems to have created some confusion. So...

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...

02/15/2016 - 7:00am

    As the rest of the nation celebrates Black History Month this February, I’m taking a graduate level course I call “Dead White Men.”

    It’s actually a classic theory class that covers a...

02/06/2016 - 9:00am

    We often hear about public health crises related to poor diet, lack of exercise, and smoking. But what about chronic stress?

    Canadian physician Gabor Maté studies the mind-body connection. He argues...

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