Clayton Dalton

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    The George Santos Syndrome

    Why people believe their own lies.

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    The Comet Year

    What the COVID-19 pandemic portends.

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    A Quiet Path Out of the Coronavirus Shadow

    Mindfulness helped this ER doctor through a dark time. It can help us through these times.

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    The Problem with Using the Term “Fake News” in Medicine

    While misinformation can sway elections and threaten public institutions, medical falsehoods can threaten people’s health, or even their lives.Photograph by Ugo Cutilli / Flickr Here’s one way to rid society of “fake news”—abandon the term altogether. Nautilus Members enjoy an ad-free experience. Log in or Join now . That’s what a U.K. committee recommended that […]

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    Iron Is the New Cholesterol

    Elevated iron is at the center of a web of disease stretching from cancer to diabetes.

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    An Rx for Doctors

    A new psychology of control.