Author Archive | Joanne Bamberger

Stop Multitasking NOW!

If elected officials want to ban marijuana, even though some states are legalizing it, maybe they want to take a look at outlawing multitasking. That’s right, they have something in common — how they impact your brain. I’ve noticed recently that my daughter is on the road to becoming a multitasker, as someone who listens […]

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Age Before Beauty in Opinion Commentary? Maybe That’s a Good Thing

In a Gawker column entitled, “What’s Wrong with America’s Opinion Newspaper Columnists in One Chart,” Sarah Hedgecock opined about why newspaper columnists often seem out of touch: “Why are newspaper opinion columnists so consistently baffled by the politics, technologies, and social mores of the 21st century? We’ve crunched some data, and we think we’ve figured […]

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Katie Couric & Her HPV Vaccine “Controversy”

Is Katie Couric taking Jenny McCarthy’s place as the latest celebrity vaccine denier? If her recent show on the vaccine that prevents most types of cervical cancer is any indicator, the answer is “yes.” As someone who went through her own cervical cancer scare years ago, and as the mother of a 13-year-old girl who […]

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