Medicine

This Book Empathizes With Anti-Vaxxers, Who Don't Deserve Empathy
September 29, 2014

That's a big, dangerous, scary mistake.

Ebola Is Spreading Way Faster Than Anyone Predicted
September 19, 2014

The current outbreak is off the charts.

The Strange Case of An 18th-Century Sex Change Surgery
A chance discovery leads to one of the earliest known instances of the operation
September 17, 2014

A chance discovery leads to one of the earliest known instances of the operation.

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.

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