Health

Cataracts

By Wayne G. Whitmore, M.D, F.A.C.S.
The most common type of cataract in humans is age-related, which is caused by the oxidation of lens proteins in the crystalline lens.
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Poetry

Poetry Sunday: “Conservatory,” by Idris Anderson

By Rebecca Foust
. . . That’s an effective strategy, choosing a title that multiplies associations in the reader’s mind even before the poem is read. It makes me curious to see where Anderson will go from here: Will the poem involve any of these things, or instead, play off of my expectations and surprise me?
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Film & Television

Oscars 2019: Less Host, More Diversity

By Alexandra MacAaron
This year's Academy Awards took steps to reinvent itself, recognizing that viewing habits are changing and that Hollywood needs to represent more of America — more women, more blacks, Latinos, Asians, and immigrants — in the films and filmmakers it honors.
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