Do yourself a favor, and go read Amy Harmon’s piece in today’s NYT, Navigating love and autism. Besides being an important story, it’s a perfect reminder of why we really need long-form journalism, and how the NYT still has the potential to be utterly awesome.
Aaron E. Carroll, MD, MS is co-Editor-in-Chief of The Incidental Economist and tweets at @aaronecarroll. He is the Chief Health Officer at Indiana University. He is also a Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Research Mentoring at the Indiana University School of Medicine. In addition to contributing regularly to The New York Times and the Atlantic, he is the author of four books, most recently The Bad Food Bible.