Poisoned in Slow Motion

Immune-system disease is sweeping the globe. Celeste McGovern investigates the latest findings about the common toxins underlying this diverse and growing epidemic.   A 56-year-old woman was referred to a Stanford University eye clinic in California last year with major facial swelling. At first glance, she looked like a victim of a savage beating, or […]

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The Unlucky Odds of Prostate Treatment

A survey of internet chat rooms where men discuss life after prostate cancer treatment is a surprising glimpse into the rarely discussed world of eviscerated masculinity. Men describe rituals of devices, pills and injections they undertake before attempting sex. Some have given up trying. They discuss embarrassing dribbles, diapers and bed pads. They also describe […]

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