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.”
No neon. No candy. No ‘pot doctors.’ Mass. medical marijuana rules begin to take shape.
Like bullying by peers, bullying by siblings can cause significant mental distress, a new study finds.
The recession is officially over, but millions who were laid off may bear deep emotional scars.
Supreme Court rules that human genes cannot be patented.
A call in The New England Journal of Medicine for American doctors to condemn force-feeding of Guantanamo hunger strikers.
Don’t miss Cognoscenti’s post by a pediatric cardiologist on why Mass. needs oxygen-level screening in newborns.
A reality check on an outspoken article from this weekend headlined “Don’t Take Your Vitamins.” In fact, they won’t kill you, but neither will they do much good, a Harvard researcher says.
A Harvard neuroscientist explains new findings that your brain makes hundreds of new neurons a day.
An expert on workplace bullies discusses the Globe expose of an honorary society leader described as a horrible boss.
Michael Douglas’s statement that his HPV-related cancer stemmed initially from oral sex fits into a broader trend.