Medicine

Steven Soderbergh Made a Gilded-Age “ER” and It’s Riveting
August 07, 2014

The first ten minutes of "The Knick" are the most gruesome I've seen this year.

What Andrew Wyeth Could Teach Modern Doctors About Practicing Medicine
The art of medicine is not so far from art
August 04, 2014

Andrew Wyeth rocketed to success after painting his sick, handicapped neighbor Christina.

I'm a Doctor. Here's Why I'll Ask You About Guns.
Florida court decision is a disturbing intrusion on medical practice.
July 30, 2014

A federal court upheld a Florida law prohibiting physicians from asking about gun ownership. That's nuts.

Science Is Changing What It Means to Be Dead
If you could freeze yourself until a future age, are you sure you'd want to?
July 27, 2014

If you could freeze yourself until a future age, are you sure you'd want to?

Right-Wing Xenophobes Are Spreading Lies About Migrant Diseases
Welcome to the latest chapter in America's long, ugly history of nativism
July 15, 2014

Welcome to the latest chapter in America's long, ugly history of nativism.

Watching Your World Cup Team Triples Your Chance of Having a Heart Attack
June 12, 2014

Watching a stressful game of soccer is almost as bad for your heart as experiencing an earthquake.

Why Do People Call Ms. Maya Angelou "Dr. Maya Angelou"?
Against title inflation in America
May 29, 2014

Because America is suffering from a case of title inflation.

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