Category Archives: CNN opinion pieces

Solo byline and jointly authored with Nicholas Christakis

Women’s health not just about breasts

This post was first published at CNN.com (CNN) – If you travel to the island of Delos in Greece, you might be surprised to visit ruins dominated by statues of gigantic stone penises. Even in its ancient, mythological context, it’s jarring … Continue reading

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The call of the dolphin mother

This post was originally published at CNN.com (CNN) – Have you heard a Tiger Mother’s prescription for superior parenting? As described by Amy Chua, a Yale law professor, in her recent and controversial book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” it includes relentless … Continue reading

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Want to get your kids into college? Let them play

This post was originally published  at CNN.com (CNN) – Every day where we work, we see our young students struggling with the transition from home to school. They’re all wonderful kids, but some can’t share easily or listen in a group. Some … Continue reading

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