Doctors’ biases may influence how they care for their obese patients.
Policy & Industry
Jenn McNary’s two sons have Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Why can only one child access a drug that can prolong his life?
CDC cites most common sources of foodborne illnesses
A study shows physicians may care more than you think about their patients’ pain.
In handwritten letters, children make the case to President Obama for stronger gun control laws
The latest research suggests that preventing psychiatrists from sharing their patients’ records with their other doctors may actually do more harm than good.
Two cases could trigger dramatic changes in the way medications and therapies are regulated.
Beagles are known as good hunters. So why not send them in search of deadly bacteria?
Chemicals are commonly added to furniture, carpeting, and even electronic devices to limit the risk of fire. But at what cost?
And it won’t take half your arm hair with it
You can’t smoke in most restaurants and malls, and those laws may be responsible for saving thousands of lives.
Dana Nieder was at a loss. Doctors had been trying to figure out what was wrong with her daughter Maya since she was 7 months old. Now 4 1/2, Maya didn’t learn to walk until long after her second birthday and still can say only …