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A Bat In My Bedroom Life

A Bat In My Bedroom

By Janna Malamud Smith

What a late night intruder taught Janna Malamud Smith about rabies, insurance and the differences between her and her husband.

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Charlie Baker’s Fish Tale Election 2014

Charlie Baker’s Fish Tale

By Eileen McNamara

In this week’s gubernatorial debate, the Republican candidate tearfully re-recounted the story of a struggling — and, apparently, impossible to find — fisherman.

The Road To Hope In Liberia Public Health

The Road To Hope In Liberia

By Michael F. Collins

Michael Collins: The health care system that was so thoughtfully reconstructed after Liberia’s long civil wars is now once again struggling to meet the demands.

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Why Feminists Don’t Get Drunk Gender

Why Feminists Don’t Get Drunk

By Amy Gutman

Slate’s Emily Yoffe touched a nerve recently when she implored college women to ‘stop getting drunk.’ Amy Gutman agrees with the advice but rejects the rationale.

The Children Who Didn’t Survive Health

The Children Who Didn’t Survive

By Pamela Katz Ressler

Children are not supposed to die. But when they do, they become our teachers. Their legacy is to show the rest of us how to confront the unimaginable.

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The Blessings Of Memory, Even Now Boston

The Blessings Of Memory, Even Now

By Lynda Morgenroth

In Boston’s delicate early spring, subject to changing temperatures and still wintry nights, we are haunted by memories, good and bad.

The Headache That Won’t Go Away Football

The Headache That Won’t Go Away

By Bill Littlefield

Despite greater awareness about the risks of concussions and other brain injuries – football remains as popular as ever. But as the 2012 NFL season gets underway this week, commentator Bill Littlefield explores the consequences of our national obsession.

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