Tag Archives: American

The Woman Who Founded Industrial Medicine – Scientific American

In the 21st century climate of preventive medicine, we count on government agencies around the world to warn us about medical hazards in our lives. Yet, few people know that American national safety standards were pioneered by a 19th century female scientist, a pathologist who disliked conflict but used her fastidious research to challenge U.S.… Read More »

FYI, the Night Stalker in ‘American Horror Story’ is Actually a Real Serial Killer

So far, American Horror Story: 1984 is very scary. Yeah, the ’80s outfits are delightful and it has its funny moments, but it’s totally a slasher and we’ve already seen a bunch of people’s ears get cut off and turned into a necklace. It’s a freakin’ lot. To make matters worse, part of this story… Read More »

This ‘Stranger Things’ Fan Theory Suggests ‘The American’ Isn’t Hopper

SPOILERS AHEAD! The ending of Stranger Things 3 was definitely memorable—Hopper’s death scene, Billy sacrificing himself, and El breaking down while reading Hopper’s letter. But the post-credits scene did give us a little hope that maybe Hopper didn’t die. Is he “the American?” One Stranger Things fan doesn’t think so. A Reddit user thinks that… Read More »

Toussaint column: The closed-mouth secrets of American dentistry – Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Recently, I read a heartbreaking plea on a local Facebook group. A Glenwood Springs resident (I’ll call her Mary) asked for a dentist to volunteer to pull her husband’s tooth. It had been aching for six-plus months, causing fevers, nausea, fatigue and sleeplessness. I could have (tritely) posted back, “I feel his pain.” I was… Read More »