Life and Health

June 25, 2007

Alli: Magic Weight Loss Pill?

Alice Abler

Amid growing concerns about the spreading problem of overweight and obesity in Western nations, the promise of Alli is giving hope to many.

May 23, 2007

Beyond Peanut Butter

Alice Abler

Parents can easily underestimate the power of example. It is what they do, not what they say, that affects the health of the next generation.

Disenfranchised Grief

Winter 2007.

Disenfranchised Grief

Gina Stepp

Some bereaved are more likely than others to be overlooked. Such people often do not receive the comfort they need in order to grieve properly.

Happiness: The Means or the End?

Winter 2007

Happiness: The Means or the End?

David F. Lloyd

Happiness is a fairly new area of research. What can we learn about this elusive quality and how to attain it? Are there keys to happiness?

Give Sorrow More than Words 

Winter 2007

Give Sorrow More Than Words 

Gina Stepp

How can we use the discoveries of neuroscience to help those who are grieving avoid the pitfalls that often lead to depression?

Fall 2006

The Zoonotic Connection

Rebecca Sweat

Roughly 75 percent of the pathogens linked with emerging infections, are zoonoses—diseases that are transmitted between vertebrate animals and people.

The Birds Is Coming!

Summer 2006

The Birds Is Coming!

John Meakin

Vision explores the potential of a flu pandemic through two authors who address different aspects of the issue.

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