The ticking time bomb of exotic infections.

No, I haven’t turned into one of those fear mongering pundits who make a handsome living scaring us into catatonic despair. But we should be...

Reflections on Our Life with Cancer: Tumor Humor

This is Part 5 of Brian and Elaine’s story of life after the diagnosis of cancer. It is about staying who you are even after your life is suddenly turned upside down.
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Testosterone-driven CEOs? The Jury is out

In an elegant study published in 2008 researchers have shown that higher levels of testosterone correlate strongly with financial risk-taking behavior. In the study,...

Cyber Bullying – More Pernicious than the ‘Regular’ Kind

Who could forget the horrible story of Phoebe Prince, the 15-year-old Irish immigrant who committed suicide after relentless bullying by nine school mates.  But...

Reflections on Our Life with Cancer: Hitting Bottom

Elaine's experience is showing us that maintaining a sunny disposition becomes far more difficult as the challenge drags on, and the prospects for getting better become more uncertain.

Consequences of messing with the biological clock

Who hasn’t heard about the ravages of night shift work? Countless studies document a whole array of physiological effects ranging from the gastrointestinal tract...