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Almonds are shown. Photo by Getty Images. “I have a life-threatening allergy to nuts.” That’s the line I use most often in restaurants. Simply asking that a dish be made without nuts, or informing a waiter that I have an “allergy,” isn’t enough....
Photo by Paul J. Richards/Getty ImagesThe Affordable Care Act is once again before the Supreme Court. On March 4, the justices will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell, a case challenging the validity of tax subsidies helping millions of...
Face it, we hate change. We like our eggs not too runny, our chairs angled at just the right height, and our politics in sync with our beliefs. But most days we must adjust to overcooked eggs, tilting chairs and political gridlock at nearly every...
New research from Tel Aviv University recently suggested that unconscious teacher bias discourages girls in the classroom from studying math and sciences later in life. Here’s another reason to read science stories to your daughter at bedtime...
Students, adjunct faculty and community members marched through the campus of the San Francisco Art Institute on National Adjunct Walkout Day on Feb. 25. Photo by Jennifer I. Smith-Camejo/SEIU Local 1021, used by permission for Making Sen$e....
Leonard Nimoy, who played the iconic role of Spock in the “Star Trek” television series and movie, died at his home on Friday. He was 83. Best remembered by “Star Trek” fans as the iconic Mr. Spock, Leonard Nimoy died Friday...