Carey Goldberg is the co-host of WBUR’s CommonHealth blog. She has been the Boston bureau chief of The New York Times, a staff Moscow correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, and a health/science reporter for The Boston Globe. She was a Knight Science Journalism fellow at MIT; graduated summa cum laude from Yale; and did graduate work at Harvard. She is co-author of the triple memoir “Three Wishes: A True Story Of Good Friends, Crushing Heartbreak and Astonishing Luck On Our Way To Love and Motherhood.”
Project Louise: An attempt to persuade Louise that exercise is the magic secret of life, and she should start doing it regularly now that her year-long project is half done.
The AIDS research world begins to mourn the researchers who went down on MH17 in Ukraine.
Scientists call for a public discussion about “gene drives,” a novel genetic technology — still confined to the lab — that offers the promise of fighting malaria and improving agriculture but also carries the risk of unforeseen environmental consequences.
The New Yorker discusses growing evidence that overdoing extreme exercise could damage the heart.
In the aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling to strike down the buffer zones around abortion clinics, Massachusetts lawmakers file a new bill to offset the ruling and anti-abortion protesters abounded last Saturday at one Boston clinic.
What do you do when you’ve been bitten by a deer tick, you meet all of mainstream medicine’s criteria for getting a single dose of antibiotics to help prevent Lyme disease, but your doctor refuses to prescribe it?
Research from Boston Children’s Hospital finds that the ADHD drugs taken by millions have not been studied enough for rare or long-term safety risks.
A small new study finds that pregnant women are ravenous for better information earlier on in their pregancies, before their first appointment with the obstetrician.
The New York Times weighs in on the agreement that would allow Partners Healthcare to expand but cap later growth and costs.
The November Project, a free fitness movement founded in Boston, shares a gonzo playground workout for hard-core grown-ups.
Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov seems to be saying, “Don’t blame Chechnya.” He also points the finger at America. The text is translated from Russian.
From the major Russian newspaper Izvestia: Izvestia has learned that the suspect in the Boston terrorist acts, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, did come to America from Makhachala.
To all appearances, this image is a social media page created on V Kontakte, the Russian equivalent of Facebook, early last year, and purports to belong to Djohar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.
BOSTON — What does it mean to grow up gaming? Critics warn that games may be addictive and lead to aggression. Supporters say that games may be the best educational tools ever.
It’s hard to tell exactly how much Lyme disease there is in Massachusetts, but an estimated 1 in 100 people get it each year in most areas.
Lincoln is one of the richest towns in the U.S. But Lincoln’s wealth has provided no immunity to a disease that is spreading dramatically across Massachusetts: Lyme disease.
A list of resources for more comprehensive information about Lyme disease.
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Senate rolled out its proposal for health care cost control Wednesday. It follows a similar plan the House released Friday.
BOSTON — Riley Cerabona was born with a rare disease that currently can only be treated with surgery
BOSTON — Massachusetts General Hospital has agreed to settle with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services over claims the hospital violated privacy regulations.