In 1966, Americans were more likely to die from a car crash than soldiers in the Vietnam War. Most people needing emergency assistance were carried to the hospital in the back of a police car. In his new book, Kevin Hazzard uncovers how our modern-day paramedics came to be.
Left-handers are often seen as somehow different than the rest of us, and over history they’ve been stereotyped as more quirky, intelligent, and sinister than righties. Science shows that some labels are likely to be true.