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MARTHA SEZ: ‘MacBook doesn’t even know. Or maybe it does.’

As I type this column, I have the curious feeling that I am in a historic moment, a memorable moment. This is one of those crossroads in life where everything changes, a time of endings and so of beginnings.I am not talking about global climate change, the impeachment of the president of the ...

ON THE SCENE: Taking on medical burnout and other health challenges

Forty-eight leaders in medical education, medical care and public health along with leaders who use the arts and creative arts therapies in health care, and heads of state and federal arts agencies met at the Inova Shar Cancer Institute in Fairfax, Virginia Thursday and Friday, Jan. 16 and ...

MARTHA SEZ: ‘We, the public, are being slimed every day’

It is still January. This scarcely seems possible. January is dragging on because of the weather, and also because of the political climate of the nation.It seems impossible to ignore either one. Hagfish come to mind at this juncture; I'll explain why.As I mentioned in a recent column, the ...

AUSABLE WATER WISE: Records for Mirror Lake show shorter ice time

Mirror Lake has the longest lake ice record in New York state, dating back to 1903.Every year, a stalwart group of Mirror Lake aficionados engage in the art and science of guessing the timing of ice-in and ice-out. Ice-in refers to a full sheet of ice covering the lake. Ice-out is when the lake ...