July/August 2018

Cover Story

Advances in automobile technology have made headlines over the last few years, and not always for good reasons. In March 2018, an Uber self-driving car ran over a pedestrian in Arizona—the latest in a handful of casualties tied to automated car systems.... Read more

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Editorial Blogs

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Spotlight on Francine Kaufman

When I began my career in pediatrics more than 40 years ago, developing diabetes as a child negatively impacted health a...


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Music Therapy and the Planets’ Consonances

Music therapy is a relatively frequent approach to several health problems nowadays, and it has its roots in ancient medicine, as was clearly showed by Liubov Ben-Noun in 2013. Moreover, music appears to be a truly natural, universal language that crosses all possible communication barriers.... Read more

Will the Real Designer Please Stand Up?

In the 1950s and 1960s, there was a popular television show called To Tell the Truth, on which three contestants claimed to be a person with an unusual occupation or distinction. Two of them were impostors, and the other was telling the truth.... Read more

Retirement Is Hell

For some people, retirement is the ultimate goal they aspire to reach at the end of their professional careers. For others, retirement is like a death knell to one’s ambitions.... Read more