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The election results, which at mid-afternoon seem foreboding, will be known when most see this post. As I distracted myself this afternoon, I happened across a couple of quotations attributed…

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             Marcia Angell is a doctor, a crusader for reform in medicine, a fine writer and a first-rank muckraker.  I’ve admired her work for years.            Going through a…

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            We learn early that children mark the hope of the species.  But what if women stopped conceiving?  How would a world look without hope? ***           In ‘Children…

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