What Happens When New Supermarkets Open in Food Deserts? Not What You May Think.



For years, public health advocates have argued that food deserts—neighborhoods without grocery stores or other fresh food vendors—contribute to a disproportionate burden of obesity and chronic [...]

Caregiving for a sick loved one can be stressful, harrowing, depressing — and rewarding



It was the most important thing I would do that week. One morning, I walked around the hospital introducing myself to patients. I stopped by the room of a woman in her late 80s with dementia. Her [...]