NYTimes: Health Secrets of the Amish

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/04/opinion/health-secrets-of-the-amish.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/04/health/dust-asthma-children.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

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?

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/01/25/girlfriend-mother-professor/?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

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