The cover story on last Sunday's New York Times Magazine is the latest in a rather remarkable string of medical and psychology stories, including two covers, since the beginning of the year. I don't normally think of medical and science stories as regular fare for the Times magazine, but lately they have been. And that's not counting the columns by the food writer Mark Bittman, which often deal with science and nutrition.
Here's a quick review of recent stories:
Mar. 10: The Allergy Buster (cover).
Feb. 24: The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food (cover).
Feb. 10: Why...