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Fifty Days of the Dead

Pathology residents are required to perform 50 autopsies during their four years of residency. John Biemer has 40 to go. Continue reading

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Pediatric associations of most European nations, as well as Australia and Canda, advise against routine infant circumcision.

What We Talk About When We Talk About How We Talk About Circumcision

Tom Gualtieri looks at how opposing sides in the circumcision debate can go from fierce to furious in seconds. Continue reading

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Hedy was brainy.

Gender, Genius, Genesis & James Woods

Why is it so much more difficult to make a list of the smartest women than the smartest men? Continue reading

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Black Widow - Gene Colon

Sex and Drugs and Comic Books: Amazing Twisp Tales #1

Danbert Nobacon on the fauna of Washington State, and the importance of communing with nature. Continue reading

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The glans penis (the head) is protected by the foreskin - just one of the many functions it serves.

Our Bodies, Our Choices – Part II: Men and Their Members

Part II of Tom Gualtieri’s series examining circumcision focuses on men and their parts. Continue reading

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Sick Business

When medicine and capitalism collide, Jennifer Sky writes, there is collateral damage. Continue reading

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Lion Fever in Connecticut

A mountain lion was killed by a car in Milford, Connecticut. Elizabeth Eslami investigates what this unusual event means — and what it doesn’t. Continue reading

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