Naomi Shavin

The "Utah Compromise" Was A Victory for Religious Freedom and LGBT Rights. The Next One Won't Be So Easy.
March 13, 2015

An upcoming fight over "public accommodations" won't be so neatly resolved.

The Best Thing About Obama's Plan for 'Precision Medicine' Is That It's Old-Fashioned
January 30, 2015

Doctors will once again pay attention to individual stories—like they used to.

The Two Problems With Obama's Maternity Leave Shout-out
January 20, 2015

It was a good line, but it was just a line.

Do Veterans With PTSD Really Belong on Death Row?
January 15, 2015

Georgia just executed a Vietnam vet who murdered a police officer—but also suffered from untreated PTSD. 

Big Pharma Is Making Progress in Finding an Ebola Vaccine, But They May Be Fighting The Wrong Battle
January 09, 2015

Basic nursing care isn't as sexy as the race for a vaccine, but it's a lot more effective. 

Christmas Lights Are Ruining Your Health and the Environment
Celebrating the holidays shouldn't require light pollution
December 23, 2014

Celebrating the holidays shouldn't require light pollution.

Serial’s Greatest Strength Was Also Its Greatest Weakness
December 18, 2014

The show's format seemed innovative at first, but it ended up weighing it down. 

How to Curb Binge Drinking at U.S. Colleges: Sell Alcohol on Campus
The case for the college bar
December 16, 2014

The case for the college bar.