Are the proposed changes the result of the pursuit of science — or other interests?
Physicians are more likely to sign advance directives and avoid rescue measures at the end of their lives
All we can say for sure about controlling a child’s diet to treat ADHD is that it makes the parents feel better
Only 1 in 7 medical mistakes gets noticed and reported. Hospitals should adhere to basic safety measures used by other industries
A new ruling reinterprets the National Organ Transplant Act banning the sale of bone marrow. Will other human body parts follow?
Weight loss advice from a man who loves to eat and often eats more than he should
New data shows that ending malaria is within our reach. We just need the resources to finish the job
The real lesson from Lipitor is that big sellers are vastly overprescribed, even after going off patent
Overdrugged foster kids is the price we pay for taking care of at-risk children on the cheap
Why the current craze over antioxidant-rich foods shows a serious misunderstanding of how nutrients actually work
Our addiction to expensive and ineffective treatment is the road to economic ruin
The Mississippi vote on Prop 26 may be over, but this battle will continue
Celebrity endorsements aside, giving birth at home is more dangerous and more likely to be attended by an untrained midwife