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Books or Bytes: Are You Ready For The Future?

Libraries are serving lattes and muffins, and local bookstores seem to be going the way of the blacksmith shop. Last summer, Amazon announced that e-book sales outpaced hardcover books by almost two to one. And several companies are developing ATM-like machines that dispense print-on-demand books…... » Read more

Is Being Lesbian Hazardous to Your Health?

A pioneering alumna doctor delivers a mixed prognosis The state of lesbian healthcare is like the classic cartoon in which a doctor says to a patient, “Well, I have good news and bad news …” According to Patricia A. Robertson ‘72, a physician and professor…... » Read more

Postpartum Depression: A Silent Epidemic

On the day Kristin Davis '88 came home from the hospital with her beautiful baby daughter Ripley, her world began disintegrating. She was hit with intense nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration, and fainting. Breastfeeding her baby was out of the question. Simply lifting her head off…... » Read more

Sara Martin

From Homeless to Harvard

Determination, and an alum's backing, helped  a future physician aspire higher In her first essay for eleventh-grade AP American history, Sara Martin '10 wrote that she was looking for a challenge but that she wasn’t college bound. "We'll see about that," her teacher, Sarah McLaughlin…... » Read more