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Recovering My Blues Health

Recovering My Blues

By Barbara Beckwith

After having cataract surgery, Barbara Beckwith got much more than just sharper vision.

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Don’t Scapegoat The Mentally Ill: Help Them Media

Don’t Scapegoat The Mentally Ill: Help Them

By Cody Fenwick

If “mental health” is again on the docket for discussion in news outlets and on opinion pages, you can guarantee that we’re in the wake of more high profile violent crimes.

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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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