Category Archives: Health

What I Learned from My Autistic Son: A Guest Post by Brenda Rothman

Category: Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Health, Media, Neurodiversity, Science, Writers | 10 Comments

Are Warnings About the Side Effects of Drugs Making Us Sick?

Category: Culture, Drugs, Ethics, Health, Nocebo effect, Placebo effect, Science, Social networks | Tagged , , , , , | 22 Comments

Autism Awareness is Not Enough: Here’s How to Change the World

Category: Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Culture, Education, Ethics, Genetics, Health, Media, Neurodiversity, Neuroscience, Politics, Science, Social networks, Technology | Tagged , | 47 Comments

Book of the Year: Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism

Category: Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Culture, Genetics, Health, History, Neurodiversity, Science, Science Writing, Social networks | 53 Comments

White House Appointee Ari Ne’eman on the Power of Autistic Community

Category: Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Culture, Education, Ethics, Health, History, Journalism, Media, Neurodiversity, Social networks | 16 Comments

An Eye-Opening Adventure in Socialized Medicine

Category: Bacteria, Ethics, Health, Politics, Science, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , | 149 Comments

Woof! John Elder Robison, Living Boldly as a “Free-Range Aspergian”

Category: Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Books, Ethics, Genetics, Health, History, Interview, Neurodiversity, Photography, Science, Science Writing, Technology, Writers | Tagged , , , , | 51 Comments

Autism, Vaccines, and Community: Straight Talk with Seth Mnookin

Category: Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Bacteria, Biology, Books, Ethics, Genetics, Health, Interview, Journalism, Media, Memory, Neurodiversity, Neuroscience, Politics, Science, Writers | Tagged , , , , , , , | 61 Comments

Meet the Ethical Placebo: A Story that Heals

Category: Books, Drugs, Ethics, Health, Interview, Placebo effect, Science, Science Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 58 Comments

The Biggest Lesson I Learned from My Patients

Category: Biology, Books, Cancer, Genetics, Health, Interview, Oncology, Philosophy, War, Writers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments