APA on the cutting edge of psychiatric research

by Ellen Ratner -- Last year, I attended the American Psychiatric Association, or APA, conference in Atlanta, Georgia, with the only psychiatrist in South Sudan. She was presenting a program developed and more…

Free press is vital to our democracy

by Ellen Ratner -- When I first began covering the White House, the veteran White House reporter, Helen Thomas, said to me, "Don't do anyone's bidding." She also said a free press more…

America's scientists become activists

by Ellen Ratner -- There is almost nonstop news about the Russians this week. That might be top of the news, but there are many other important stories happening. I am concerned more…