Imagine a new flu virus is sweeping the country. You’re a public health communications expert at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
I put a high premium on being master of my own destiny, which is why when I graduated with a master’s degree in journalism four years ago, I decided to work from home.
Put a little thought into your purchases. There may be green alternatives available for just about everything we buy. For example, there are shampoos and conditioners that use all-natural ingredi
Before 29 year-old Jenna Benn even knew her exact diagnosis, she was already thinking about life after cancer. Knowing that someday having a family would be part of her plan, she enrolled in the Fertility Preservation Program at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center shortly before beginning treatment.
As a molecular biology graduate student, I am often asked what I actually do at work. Badly explained, my daily job is to be a glorified liquid handler.
My last posting, asking whether the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine should be shuttered, has generated some interesting comments.
As a scientist-in-training, I have often wondered how some intelligent and seemingly rational people manage to completely reject scientific evidence if it doesn’t support their point of view.
Einstein claimed that the greatest scientists are always artists as well; he himself played the violin, and claimed he often thought in music.
Imerman Angels, a cancer support organization based in Chicago, has "floods of volunteers," according to John May, chairman of its board of directors and a long-time volunteer himself.
"You can't help but just get excited to get involved," he said.