Why are girls between the ages of 10-14 killing themselves?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a stunning report that says that since 1999, suicide in the U.S. has increased by 24 percent. Particularly hard hit are girls between the ages of 10 and 14. Who thinks of girls that young having suicidal thoughts? But there’s at least a partial explanation, and I wrote …

I get a mammogram when, now?

The American Cancer Society recently changed its guidelines for seeking screening for breast cancer, and the world erupted. How can different entities exploring the data come up with such different recommendations? And who should I believe? I wrote this for CT Health Investigative Team.

Guns + domestic violence = death. We need to change our laws.

Connecticut has a dangerous loophole in its gun laws that allows people operating under a temporary restraining order to possess a firearm. When a gun is involved in a domestic violence incident, women are five times more likely to die. We need to close that loophole. I wrote this for CT Health Investigative Team.

After a baby’s birth, mothers still tend to carry the (housework) weight

A new Ohio State University study says that after a baby comes home, both parents know their workload is increased, but the father’s workload increased by just 40 minutes a day, while the mother’s workload increased by an average of two hours. You can read more here, on CT Health Investigative Team.