Saturday, December 14, 2013

Saturday Stories: Lobotomies, Music, and Vitamins

Amazing multi-part piece by Jenn Ackerman and Tim Gruber for the Wall Street Journal on the sorry tale of WWII era American lobotomies.

Peter Reuell from Harvard busts the music lessons will make your kids smarter myth.

Fascinating piece by Carl Zimmer in the New York Times on the history of vitamins.

[And if you don't follow me on Twitter or Facebook, this week's US News Column has my vote for one of the healthiest 2014 New Years' resolutions you could make].