Alcohol abuse is a serious public health issue in indigenous communities in the Canadian arctic, but it’s a difficult topic to address. For the next several weeks, we’ll bring you the stories from Yellowknife in Canada’s Northwest Territories — stories…
By Chief Ernest Betsina
Neuroscientists at Johns Hopkins University look into why you can sometimes change your mind at the last second, but fail horribly at others.
By Teresa Carey
This is a red-letter week for American literature because it marks the debut of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece, The Great Gatsby in 1925. The book was published by Charles Scribner’s Sons and both Scott and his editor, the legendary Max…
By Dr. Howard Markel
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy is warning Americans of the prevalence of substance abuse and the risks of not addressing it. His new report describes the lethal impact and widespread scope of addiction. William Brangham speaks with Murthy for more…
By PBS NewsHour
By Megan Thielking, STAT
Women worldwide are catching up to men when it comes to alcohol consumption.
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