Meredith Rizzo

Meredith Rizzo appears in the following:

How A Little Boy's Cancer Diagnosis Inspired A Haunting Video Game

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Joel Green was just a baby when he was diagnosed with brain cancer. His dad, Ryan, used his skills as a video game developer to tell the story of the family's struggle with that dragon, cancer.


Is This Snowy Wonderland Or The World Inside A Petri Dish?

Friday, December 25, 2015

Artist Rogan Brown peers into the invisible worlds of microbes, then uses their forms as the inspiration for large paper sculptures that seem at once familiar and profoundly alien.


Hispanic Cancer Rates Show How It Matters Where You Come From

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Hispanics are less likely to get cancer than non-Hispanic whites, but they're more susceptible to gallbladder, liver and stomach cancer. And country of origin affects cancer risk, too.


How Sporty Is Your Sport?

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

How beneficial are some of the sports that we play? We follow the average American woman to see how many calories she burns while breaking a sweat.


Sweeping Or Skydiving? When Counting Calories It's All The Same

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Sports can burn a lot of energy. But vacuuming the carpet burns calories, too. The question is, how much? We checked out the numbers and found surprises.


What It's Like To Choose Transgender Sex Reassignment Surgery

Monday, June 01, 2015

There are many different ways to be transgender. For some people that includes sex reassignment surgery. A young filmmaker follows two people who made that choice through their year of transition.


Looks Good Enough To Smoke: Marijuana Gets Its Glamour Moment

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Aficionados of fine weed describe the effects as if they're talking about vintage wine. But how to know which medicinal or recreational strain to choose? This field guide cuts through the haze.


A Woman Uses Art To Come To Terms With Her Father's Death

Monday, May 04, 2015

Artist Jennifer Rodgers' father was hospitalized for seven months with sepsis before he died. She used the creative process to try to comprehend his suffering and her loss.


Rise In Measles Cases Marks A 'Wake-Up Call' For U.S.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The latest wave of measles cases and potential infections is in Arizona, where 1,000 people may have been exposed to measles from seven people confirmed to have been infected.


Why We Published A Photo Of A 16-Year-Old In A Diaper

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Readers responded strongly to our series about caregiving, especially one photo of a father caring for his son with cerebral palsy. Some said it was demeaning. Others said it revealed great love.


Trapping And Tracking The Mysterious Snowy Owl

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

This winter's unexpected arctic bird invasion has given owl researchers a rare opportunity. They're fitting a few of the errant owls with GPS backpacks to track their return to the Arctic.

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Before Drone Cameras: Kite Cameras!

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

More than 100 years ago, long before remote-controlled drones, a photographer used kites to capture aerial panoramic photographs.


The View From The Largest Window In Space

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano sends visual dispatches from the International Space Station.


Revisiting Superstorm Sandy: One Year Later In Photos

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Images taken in the aftermath of the storm were remarkable: rows of homes washed from their foundations; water rushing through a New York City tunnel. A year later, Getty photographer...