Not So Fast, Ladies: Annual Pelvic Exams May Be Unnecessary, But You Still Need Pap Smears
July 01, 2014
Don't stop going to the gyno because clickbait headlines told you to.
Cleanse-your-body-in-5 days diets are junk. But some of the science has a kernel of truth.
Watching a stressful game of soccer is almost as bad for your heart as experiencing an earthquake.
The statistical quirks of looking at AIDS across countries.
The answer is a lot more complicated than saying we're less enlightened than Europe. Solving an epidemiological mystery.
Five of the most startling stats.
Everyone Is Asking the Wrong Questions About E-Cigarettes
April 29, 2014
The most important factor is whether they're healthier than traditional cigarettes.
How GPS Is Being Used to Fight the Asthma Epidemic
April 16, 2014
"The grim reality is that most patients’ asthma in this country is uncontrolled."
Asbestos Is Still Killing People
March 22, 2014
A campaign of scientific concealment, distortion, and public misinformation that dates back over 80 years hid—and hides—the dangers of asbestos.
“We seeded the population with opiates,” says an addiction doctor who served as drug czar under Nixon and Ford.