Laetitia Laubscher

abortion

How Abortion Laws in New Zealand Force Women to Lie

Untangling the criminal history of abortion laws show that the country's policies have long been out of step with society.
Laetitia Laubscher
11.26.18
Broadly DK

The People with Schizophrenia Embracing the Voices They Hear

A growing movement of people with schizophrenia argue that hearing voices shouldn't necessarily be treated clinically—but leading psychologists and doctors disagree.
Laetitia Laubscher
3.26.17
mental health

The People with Psychosis Embracing the Voices They Hear

A growing movement of people with schizophrenia and other conditions argue that hearing voices shouldn't necessarily be treated clinically—but many leading psychiatrists disagree.
Laetitia Laubscher
3.21.17
Health

What to Say to a Suicidal Friend, from People Who’ve Been There

Helping a suicidal loved one often means a drastic shift in your relationship. We asked people who have been there what they needed most in a friend.
Laetitia Laubscher
10.13.16
NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand Scientists Are Electrocuting Steaks

Electrocuting a steak to make the cheapest cuts of meat tender is way more complicated and expensive that you’d think. We spoke with some Australian scientists to try to understand why they're doing this.
Laetitia Laubscher
8.13.14
Stuff

New Zealand Students Can Buy Beers With Rats

For centuries New Zealand flightless birds and slow-moving reptiles lived without fear of native predators. This golden era ended when the British showed up on rat-infested ships. Now rats are the key player in the destruction of the country's forestry.
Laetitia Laubscher
4.17.14