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The crash course

It was a sunny but brisk Friday afternoon in March when my bike was hit.
What to do when you have your next bike accident
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  May 08, 2009

Insure this!

“Actually, y’know, no. I think . . . fuck ’em. I don’t care.”
Why some twentysomethings won’t buy health insurance — even though it means they’ll be breaking the law
By MIKE MILIARD  |  October 31, 2007

Share the health

Dan Coudreaut, director of culinary innovation at McDonald’s, is groaning.
When a Harvard nutritionist talks, chefs listen
By LOUISA KASDON  |  February 21, 2007

Changing concentrations

Thomas Friedman from the New York Times writes that “the world is flat.” Are you too old for school?: Even at age 30, your brain is different from the average student’s. By Samantha Henig
As the world shrinks, schools expand their majors and programs
By SEETHA NARAYAN  |  January 24, 2007

Med school drug pushers

You may have heard of a little ongoing row about a Merck drug called Vioxx, which was pulled from the market in 2004 due to evidence that it caused serious heart problems in some users.
How scientists are selling out to drug companies
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  April 12, 2006

Up in smoke

In the spring of 2004, Ross Butterworth, a 21-year-old junior at the University of Rhode Island, was hanging out with friends, “puffing a bowl,” in a wooded area behind dorms on the Kingston campus.
Which schools take a tough line against student partying, and which ones mellow out?
By JOHN ZORABEDIAN  |  January 25, 2006