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Omega: What was it like to grow up in a musical household?

Ysaye: My father taught piano, violin, and viola in our home, and I wanted to do what they were doing. I remember at two and a half I had this...

Omega: What instrument would you still like to learn how to play?

Jimmie: I would love to play the piano. I always regret that I didn’t learn the piano. I also would like to play the electric guitar....

Many mainstream ads for food and diet products normalize shame, guilt, bingeing, and purging. Eating has become divorced from hunger and nutrition in our culture. It’s difficult to find women, especially young women, who have really healthy...

Omega: Women in the 21st century are forging new paths while being held to impossible “women's magazine” standards—“perfection” and “balance” are words you encourage women not to use. The Signature of All Things tells...

Omega: What exactly is a “man box” and how does it serve, as well as inhibit, manhood? 

Tony: The “man box” is how men have been collectively socialized to understand what it means to be a man. It doesn’t...

Oh my god, I feel incredible! I’m so free and light! How come I’m not feeling any more pain in my body? Where has it all gone? Hey, why does it seem like my surroundings are moving away from me? But I’m not scared! Why am I not scared? Where has...

Children’s book writer Dr. Seuss wrote, “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”

In children’s health, we have a lot of questions about what has gone wrong. Why are...

In 1900, the average life expectancy was less than 50 years old. The U.S. Census Bureau now predicts that by 2020 the average life expectancy will be...

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