Nuns

Help a Sister out: In defense of U.S. nuns

Help a Sister out: In defense of U.S. nuns

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I've been in awe of Catholic nuns from a very young age. As my family likes to remind me, I even wanted to be one. As I've gotten older, my awe has turned into respect and affection.

Young adults with strong language skills at lower risk for Alzheimer's later, research suggests

A study from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore suggests that "20-somethings" with highly developed language skills are less likely to have Alzheimer's disease in old age, even if they develop the hallmark brain tangles that typically lead to dementia.