Rohit Chaudhary

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Where's the outrage over mass rape in war-torn South Sudan?

In recent mouths, numerous reports have confirmed the staggering level of mass rape in South Sudan, Africa's newest nation.<p>The United Nations, for example, accuses the South Sudanese army of gang rape and torture, including burning girls alive.<p>The African Union report on South Sudan's war, which …

The Questions We Should Ask the Candidates

Almost every president faces a major crisis the first year in office. How will we know who is ready for it?<p>Some unsolicited advice to the debate moderators at Wednesday’s GOP debate: Ask Jeb Bush and Chris Christie about how they responded to Hurricanes Charley and Sandy, not how they feel about …

What to Know About Meat and Cancer

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Nutrition

The way to fix outrageous drug pricing in the US is simply to do what all other rich countries do

When news broke that the price of Daraprim, a 62-year-old life-saving drug often prescribed to AIDS patient, had been raised from $13.50 a tablet to $750, outrage ensued. The steep rise was announced on Sept. 20 by Turing Pharmaceuticals, a startup that, according to the New York Times, acquired …

Health Care

The Year Of The Know-Nothing Candidates

Especially on the GOP side, vague is good; ignorance is better.<p>WASHINGTON -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who earned degrees from Oxford and Brown, previewed his presidential candidacy last year by unveiling a 47-page booklet of granular (if controversial) details about his record and proposals for …

Two Indian Sisters Ordered to Be Raped by Village Council Beg Supreme Court for Help

A petition to save two sisters in India from being raped and publicly humiliated for their brother’s actions, a punishment handed down by an …

India

The Secret Lives of Immigrants

I'm an immigrant. No, not one of those 2nd generation, born and raised in the West sort of immigrants. I'm the real deal. I was born and raised in a middle-class family in Lahore, Pakistan, to a businessman father and a homemaker mother. After 9/11, my family feared for our safety and future in the …

After FDA's approval of 'pink Viagra,' what's next for women's sexual health?

For women hoping to jump-start sputtering sex drives, the Food and Drug Administration's approval of Addyi on Tuesday may be just the first step.<p>Don't expect 26 products -- the number of FDA-approved drugs for men's sexual dysfunction -- anytime soon. The pipeline for treatments targeting female …

Libraries Are Standing on the Front Lines of the Homelessness Crisis in the U.S.

Libraries are increasingly a sanctuary for people who are homeless or mentally ill. We wondered how libraries function on the front lines of social …

Mental Health

Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment

Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise.<p>The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007, researchers have known that a gene called FTO was related …

Obesity drives breast cancer by altering fatty tissue

But weight loss might be able to reverse some of these effects<p>Obesity is an important risk factor for breast cancer. Now, a study reveals that the way obesity alters breast tissue might be to blame.<p>Specifically, obesity enhances the stiffness of breast fatty tissues — which indirectly stimulates …

Cancer

A Meme Gets An Uncomfortable Backstory In 'Straight Outta Compton'

<i>Straight Outta Compton</i>, the provocative biopic on the late-'80s hip-hop group N.W.A, reportedly brought in more than $60 million last weekend. Among other things, it pays homage to a cultural reference made famous by its member Ice Cube in the 1995 film <i>Friday --</i> one that later became shorthand to …

The doctor is online

Once a year, Bell Welch would pile his family of four into the car, drive four-plus hours west from Reno and spend the night in the Bay Area. It was …

What We Forget When We Talk About Hip-Hop's Women Problem

The sexism we see in some hip-hop music is a reflection of the sexism that we see in society as a whole.<p>Consider this: there is a glaring double standard in the way that we talk about hip-hop music and misogyny.<p>There's been a resurgence of both interest and criticism of the '90s rap group N.W.A …

Why won’t hospitals let patients sleep?

It’s a common complaint — if you spend a night in the hospital, you probably won’t get much sleep.<p>There’s the noise. There’s the bright fluorescent …

Cast Aside by the NBA, Stephon Marbury Finds Stardom, and Peace, in China

Stephon Marbury was born and raised in Brooklyn, played 13 years in the NBA, but something feels foreign to the 38-year-old during a late July dinner in Santa Monica, where he's living this summer to train.<p>Marbury starts chowing down on his ahi tuna entree with regular utensils at Hillstone …

The Coddling of the American Mind

In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.<p><b>S</b>omething strange is happening at America’s colleges and universities. A movement is arising, undirected and …

How this chemist unwittingly helped spawn the synthetic drug industry

UNINCORPORATED JACKSON COUNTY, N.C. — The chemist who unwittingly helped spawn the District’s synthetic drug epidemic is a hard man to find. His phone numbers are listed under his wife’s name. Strangers who call his laboratories at Clemson University are told he doesn’t return messages.<p>To find him, …

With Greece’s healthcare system in ruins, people are turning to illegal free clinics

THESSALONIKI, GREECE—”I prefer to find a job, but this is a dream right now in Greece,” said Eva Vaveloua, as she rolled a cigarette in an outdoor cafe in this northern Greek city. She is 38 years old, with a PhD in chemical engineering. “And I don’t want to leave my country. Life here is not easy …

Health Care

A Thai Surrogacy Case, With A 6-Month-Old Girl Caught In The Middle

Manuel Santos, from Valencia, Spain, is feeding his daughter, Carmen, a 6-month-old who was born to a surrogate in Thailand.<p>Father and daughter are in a temporary apartment in Bangkok, accompanied by Santos' husband, Gordon Alan "Bud" Lake III, from New Jersey, and the couple's 2-year-old son, …

California Cheerleaders Win The 'Right' To Be Treated Like Normal Workers

"We would never tolerate shortchanging of women workers at any other workplace."<p>California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Wednesday that will provide cheerleaders for professional sports teams in the state the same basic rights as the rest of the team’s employees.<p>The bill, which was …