RIP Mainstream Media: Part 2 (Accountability and False Equivalency)

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We admitted with the Trump Foundation we have a problem with the mainstream media we can no longer ignore. What exactly is it? It is not new. It is simply magnified. I...

How to Avoid Liberal Echo Chambers But Stay Sane

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One of the most important things we have to do is figure out a way to bridge some of the divides in our country, and that involves escaping our...

Will The Science March Spark A Progressive Pro-Science Agenda?

On the heels of the Women's March and recent executive orders gagging government scientists and restricting grants, scientists and science advocates are now planning a march for science to take...

Texas AG: Christian Prayers In School Are Good, Other Religions Are Not

Last December, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton defended a school nurse's right to have a Christian Bible verse on her door as part of a Christmas display and won....

Mississippi Derping: Republican State Rep Pushes Bill to Put Creationism in Science Classes

Mississippi Rep. Mark Formby must need a refresher course in the First Amendment.

Herd Immunity

A brief explanation of the importance of herd immunity, from an actual scientist...not a Facebook one.

We Owe Immigrants for St. Jude Children’s Hospital

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is a beacon of light in Memphis, TN. It is the premier children's cancer treatment hospital in the country. In keeping with its founder's mission,...

Heads Up/Calm Down: The Zika Virus

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Some literal expert analysis of the Zika virus and its threat to us all.

Chronic Illness is a Full Time Job: How to Find Doctors and Give Good...

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What most people do not realize is navigating a chronic illness can be a full-time job by itself. Doctors, pharmacies, and insurance companies...compounded by the ever-changing laws and policies...

How a Former NYT Reporter Proved Media Screws Up Medical Coverage

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Just having a chronic medical condition is frustrating beyond belief. This election season and the media coverage of the election has made it unbearable. Those of us who have...