Texas legislators want to require that abortions in the state be performed in ambulatory surgery centers rather than licensed doctors’ offices or clinics, but will that make them safer?
Score one for pushy parents. The families of two children with cystic fibrosis who need new lungs but were ineligible for adult organs have successfully used the courts and public opinion to get their daughter and son on the …
Social media is all about seeing and being seen, so it’s not surprising that the ubiquity and frequency of posts are fueling our vanity.
A team-based, cross-disciplinary approach to cancer research is upending tradition and delivering results faster
Group-think is that latest trend in cancer research. This week’s cover story, available to subscribers, explains why such team efforts are becoming a necessity, and why it hasn’t always been this way.
The list of adverse health effects from BPA exposure continues to grow.
How outrageous pricing and egregious profits are destroying our health care
To lower healthcare costs, it helps for doctors to know what medical services and supplies cost
A first-year medical student encounters her first cadaver: in dissection class.
Will destroying parts of the brain’s pleasure center help addicts to recover?
A new study records for the first time what happens to brain cells when patients go under.
When an 18-year-old British reveler was rushed to the hospital after ingesting a cocktail prepared with liquid nitrogen, questions arose about the safety of using the chemical in the kitchen