Jul 20, 2015 | Best of Best - In a field supposedly peer-reviewed and self-correcting, there is a decided lack of transparency and dissemination when it comes to retractions. Enter Retraction Watch, which aims to change the paradigm.
Jun 1, 2015 | Insider - Do alkaline water's health claims hold water or do the benefits simply favor the maker over the drinker?
May 12, 2015 | Best of Best - The price of overspending can be counted not merely in the cost of each excessive or needless purchase, but also in how such a lifestyle cuts into your financial freedom. But a young retiree is looking to guide others in a different direction.
Apr 6, 2015 | Best of Best - What if addiction is less about drugs & genetics and more about circumstances? It's a question the powers-that-be might not be comfortable hearing, but for decades Bruce Alexander has worked to make addiction as we know it a thing of the past.
Feb 2, 2015 | Best of Best - Justin Rudd is one little person in one little part of the world. But his work shows how one little person can make one big difference and provides a model that can be copied anywhere.
Jan 11, 2015 | Best of Best - The "War on Drugs" is societal sickness, failing by every metric while siphoning off precious law-enforcement resources and corrupting the body of our nation...
Oct 27, 2014 | Best of Best - WWOOF connects those desiring experience in organic farming with properties that can provide it. It's a simple "work for room and board" model that can yield rich results for the people and the land.
Sep 22, 2014 | Best of Best - The free exchange of information has always been under attack all over the world. 30 years ago, four journalists decided to form an organization whose sole mission was to keep track of these attacks and do whatever was within their power to fight back.
Aug 5, 2014 | Best of Best - If knowledge is power, then MetaMed may prove strong enough to change the diagnostic paradigm in the world of medicine by harnessing teams of doctors and researchers to help individual patients find out what's wrong.
Jun 23, 2014 | Best of Best - Few organizations are as universally admired as Médecins Sans Frontières, which has been called "the exemplar of humanitarian aid" because of both the emergency medical care volunteers provide in what are literally the world's worst conditions and...