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Health and hygiene

Wellness Cures

Can hospitals learn to better treat Deaf patients?

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Women’s Troubles

By Abby Norman, from Ask Me About My Uterus, which was published last month by Nation Books. Norman is an editor at Futurism, a science and technology website.

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Running to the Grave

By Barbara Ehrenreich, from Natural Causes, which will be published next month by Twelve. Ehrenreich is the author of more than a dozen books, including Nickel and Dimed (Henry Holt).…

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Empty Suits

Defamation law and the price of dissent

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Within Reach

The transgender community fights for health care

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States of Decay

A journey through America’s nuclear heartland

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Remains of the Day

By Christa Wolf (1929–2011), from One Day a Year, a journal that she kept each September 27 from 1960 until her death. The most recent volume will be published next month by…

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Where pregnant women have more to fear than Zika

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By Simone White, from Of Being Dispersed, a collection of poetry that was published in May by Futurepoem Books. White’s previous collection is Unrest.

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August 2016

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