The Youngest Casualties in the War on Obesity
School-based nutrition and BMI screenings are meant to improve the health of students, but emerging evidence shows that, not only aren't they helping, they also appear to be triggering deadly eating disorders in children. Now, a small group of activists is taking on the system—and making a difference.
By Carrie Arnold
Some Colombian paramilitary leaders accused of brutal human rights violations will not face justice—or their victims' families—until they've served sentences for American drug charges.
By Murray Carpenter
The millions of Mexicans who have evaded the legal immigration system work dangerous and dirty jobs for a fraction of American wages—and that's a national disgrace. But the end of cheap, vulnerable immigrant labor is near.
By Jakub Wrzesniewski
The Function of—and Need for—Institutional Review Boards
The system may be flawed, but dismantling it altogether is certainly not the answer.
By Iain Brassington
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