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The Ugly Side of Beauty Products

The beauty industry has grown into a multibillion-dollar industry. Do the millions of global consumers know what their beauty products are comprised of?

Undoing Illness With Dean Ornish, MD

Dr. Dean Ornish is a physician and researcher who has shown that chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and early stage prostate cancer, can be reversed through lifestyle changes.

An Uphill Battle

Sexual harassment occurs in universities — on the faculty level, too. Here are the women fighting to end it.

Paralyzed by Polio

Vaccination efforts have led to significant reductions in the number of polio cases worldwide. But why is poliomyelitis so difficult to eradicate?

A Hot Debate in California

Wildfires endanger lives, destroy property, and uproot entire communities. Suppressing them, however, might make future ones even worse.

Temple or Therapy?

Asian American and Pacific Islander communities often lack the resources or education to address mental health needs. How do cultural practices perpetuate this disparity?