P54] Lessons for Living
The key to living a truly satisfying life is nurturing your relationships, both romantic and platonic. So how to do
it right? PT examined the research and consulted with the experts to arrive for loving, living, and playing well with others.*
[BY EliZABETH SVOBODA]
[P 64] The Loneliest Fight
Patients with rare diseases may be battling serious illnesses in isolation, but today more and more of them, and their families, are becoming their own advocates.
[BY KRISTIN OHLSON]
[P 70] The Siren Call of Starting Over
In a down economy where there’s less to lose, the idea of starting over is more tempting than ever. How to know if it’s a wise move.
[BY AMY GUTMAN]
[P 78] Stealth Attack
“Most Americans are exposed to pesticide residues on food, but even at doses deemed safe, studies show, they lower IQ in kids and may cause ADHD.”
[BY NIKHISl WAMINATHAN]
EDITOR’S NOTE [P3]
INSIGHTS [P9-25] Four surprises about swing voters;
your personality’s paycheck; quirky sleeping.
FINAL ANALYSIS [P96]
PERSONALITY ECCENTRIC’S CORNER [P27]
Food chemist Harold McGee on kitchen alchemy.
WHAT IT’S LIKE [P31]
A religious transformation.
TWO-MINUTE MEMOIR [P35]
A lifelong romance through the eyes of a grandchild.
UNCONVENTIONAL WISDOM [P40]
A woman awaits passion replay, a guy is bored in bed.
SEX [P43J Why patients need to open up about sex.
MIND YOUR BODY [P44]
The perks of feeling just so-so
NATURE’S BOUNTY [P46J The nose knows more about taste than does the tongue. KEEN CUISINE [P48J Why fructose is bad for your brain.
EARNINGS AND YEARNINGS [P50J The real reasons women choose to work.
BlOGGER COLUMN [P52]
Squaring the bliss and the miseries of having kids.