Something is fishy in the Trump family

by Ellen Ratner -- It is hard to go after a president. Even the resignation of Richard Nixon back in the early 1970s took more than 25 months from the time of more…

APA on the cutting edge of psychiatric research

by Ellen Ratner -- Last year, I attended the American Psychiatric Association, or APA, conference in Atlanta, Georgia, with the only psychiatrist in South Sudan. She was presenting a program developed and more…

Free press is vital to our democracy

by Ellen Ratner -- When I first began covering the White House, the veteran White House reporter, Helen Thomas, said to me, "Don't do anyone's bidding." She also said a free press more…

America's scientists become activists

by Ellen Ratner -- There is almost nonstop news about the Russians this week. That might be top of the news, but there are many other important stories happening. I am concerned more…