WHO’s Fairy Dust Financing|FP

Fri 27/05/2016

Laurie Garrett on the funding or, more correctly, underfunding of the key UN agency WHO (World Health Organization), which is supposed to look after global health issues – with grossly inadequate funding. With the world […]

Aedes Aegypti|Time

Fri 06/05/2016

This magnified photograph shows an Aedes aegypti mosquito–the species capable of transmitting the Zika virus, whose primary threat is to pregnant women. The virus is linked to a spike in severe birth defects, and there’s […]

Learning From Obama|NYT

Mon 04/04/2016

The president has had a lot of success addressing America’s problems, which may surprise many on the left and the right. Source: Learning From Obama

Using the Arts to Promote Healthy Aging|NYT

Fri 25/03/2016

It doesn’t look as if they’ve heard of the U3A in the US, but still, it makes a lot of sense to keep creative and mobile, rather than taking medication. Music, dance, poetry, painting and […]

Older Students Learn for the Sake of Learning

Sun 03/01/2016

Many retirees, not trying to earn degrees, participate in programs like the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes, which are affiliated mostly with colleges and universities. Source: Older Students Learn for the Sake of Learning