A leading reformer and a union head square off over teacher tenure.
How inept boards of directors are ruining once great American companies.
A few months ago I wrote a short piece about the startling practice of using open-air burn pits to incinerate waste on U.S. military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan.
by Kate Dailey and Sarah Kliff Yesterday, Barney Frank's takedown of a young woman comparing health-care reform to Nazi policy was heralded by reform advocates as long-overdue counterstrike against an increasingly absurd campaign of misinformation.
Dot-Com Diagnosis: How to Use the Internet to Get the Best Health Advice (Without Totally Freaking Yourself Out)
by Lisa Jones It starts innocently. The big toe on your right foot doesn't feel quite right—it's kind of numb, a little tingly. Maybe I just tied my running shoes too tight at the gym, you think.
Among the many, many (really many) doctors who have written in to berate me for my column in this week's magazine claiming that "doctors hate science" (which was shorthand and headline-speak for "why doctors are so reluctant to embrace evidence-based medicine and comparative-effectiveness research"), quite a few made a crucial point.