‘Dallas Buyers Club’ strives for honesty, but it–and Hollywood–ignores women like me
Big pharma is slow and risk averse. Smaller companies are the future of medical innovation.
Why more screening is not always better
The case for treating meditation more like medicine
Concepts matter in medicine. This could not be more obvious than in the utter confusion on display over the concepts of ‘brain death’ and ‘life support technology’ that has resulted in two dead bodies being kept on …
Most people who try cocaine don’t go on to become addicts
Making fun of the “crack-smoking mayor” is easy. As friends and loved ones of addicts know, what’s hard is understanding the causes of their destructive behavior.
Correction appended, March 26, 2014.
After weeks spent offering up increasingly desperate excuses for the glitchy rollout of Obamacare’s insurance exchanges, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius seemed …
Big news for women who are 38 weeks pregnant: you are no longer considered “full term.” The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists announced today that they would introduce a new classification system for the end …
The upcoming episode may help Monteith fans grieve, but it won’t help them understand why they would never want to be like him
When does the “work-life balance” debate turn into a public-health crisis?
What’s the point of living longer if we don’t live better?
Google’s plan to extend our life span will change love, work, and just about every aspect of society