NYTimes: Health Secrets of the Amish


We knew that farming protected against allergies and asthma. Now we know what kind of farming.

NYTimes: Barnyard Dust Offers a Clue to Stopping Asthma in Children


Microbes from farm animals, carried into the home, could act as a sort of magic ingredient, scientists found in a new study.

NYTimes: Girlfriend, Mother, Professor?


My students often have trouble understanding what my true role is. No wonder.