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Stories by Emily Willingham

ADHD: Backlash to the Backlash

ADHD isn’t just “kids being kids.” Attention Deficit–Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) had a star turn in the recent, high-profile murder trial of University of Virginia lacrosse star George Huguely.

February 23, 2012 — Emily Willingham

What's Going On with Those Scandinavian Sperm?

Looking around the ever-more-crowded globe, you might conclude that human sperm counts are just fine, thank you very much. Hitting the 7 billion mark as a species can lead to such conclusions.

July 11, 2011 — Emily Willingham

Of lice and men: An itchy history

Ponder the louse. Consider its plural, lice. Try now not to scratch the multiple itches that have just populated your head at the very thought of these near-microscopic insects crawling around in that forest of hair follicles, laying eggs, sucking blood, and generally creeping you out.

February 14, 2011 — Emily Willingham