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Photo by Gwyn Photography/Stone Collection via Getty Images. Editor’s Note: When we think of economic crisis, we think Greece. And maybe, closer to home, the collapse of Lehman Brothers or Florida’s overleveraged housing market. But rarely do our...
Filmmaker Ken Burns will chat with PBS NewsHour over Twitter at 8 p.m. EDT Monday, just before the premier of the film “The Emperor of all Maladies” on PBS. Follow the chat at #NewsHourchats. Photo by Gus Ruelas/Reuters “What is it that...
If it seems we are facing an epidemic of parent care and spousal care needs, it’s true. We are. You’ve probably heard the statistic that approximately 10,000 baby boomers reach age 65 every day. And with that milestone, age-related diseases...
Nuns at the St. Joseph Health Centre in Bangui, Central African Republic, grow their own algae as a supplement for malnourished children who have suffered the ravages of war since 2013. Photo by Sebastian Rich BANGUI, Central African Republic...
Robin Toner was the first woman to hold the position of national political correspondent for The New York Times. She died in 2008. Photo by New York Times A friend of mine lost his wife to cancer six years ago. When she passed away, their twin...
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, a drug-resistant strain of bacteria that patients at the UCLA Health System were exposed to in February, is pictured in this medical illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....