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Strange Bedfellows Among Groups Helping Insurance Buyers

If you thought the doldrums of August meant a lower boil for controversy over the rollout of the federal health […]

A Safety Checklist To Save Teen Athletes’ Lives

For all the benefits of exercise and teamwork to the heart and head, high school athletes still lead the nation […]

Evidence Supports Pill To Prevent Some Prostate Cancers

Researchers say a cheap, generic pill called finasteride prevents almost 40 percent of low-grade prostate cancers without increasing the risk […]

Industry Ties Raise Questions About Expert Medical Panels

When your doctor is looking to make a diagnosis or choose a treatment, she often checks to see what the […]

Doctors Look For A Way Off The Medical Hamster Wheel

I became a doctor to help people. When I was a medical student, I held the naive and idealistic belief […]

Same-Sex Couples Seeking Insurance Wait For IRS Rules

Now that the Supreme Court has ruled that the federal ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, federal agencies have to […]

In Rural Uganda, Homemade Bikes Make The Best Ambulances

When Chris Ategeka was 9, his younger brother died while Ategeka was helping to carry him to the nearest hospital […]

New Muscle Drugs Could Be The Next Big Thing In Sports Doping

Research intended to help people with muscle-wasting diseases could be about to launch a new era in performance enhancing drugs. […]

Swallowing Tiny Magnets Can Lead To Big Trouble For Kids

About five years ago, emergency room doctor Julie Brown met an 8-year-old girl who complained about a weeklong stomach ache. […]

Scientists Disclose Plans To Make Superflu In Labs

Who do these guys think they are, the Dr. Frankensteins of virology? First, two teams of virologists created more dangerous […]

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