Medicine

Study: Genes, Not Just Medical Care, Affect Ebola Outcomes
October 30, 2014

Some mice exposed to the virus were fine, others weren't.

The Media's Overreaction to Ebola Is Sending a Chill Through My Coworkers at Doctors Without Borders
October 30, 2014

It's not "fair or accurate," and it "has sent a chill through my colleagues."

Chris Christie Is Ignorant About Ebola, But That Doesn't Mean He Was Wrong About Quarantines
October 28, 2014

Quarantine has a vital role to play in preventing the spread of Ebola. It's just that that role shouldn't be determined by Christie.

You're Overreacting to the Ebola Outbreak, and It's Not Helping
That includes the public, politicians, and even this magazine
October 27, 2014

In fact, it's hurting our public health system.

Deciding How to Die Has Never Been Harder
October 24, 2014

We do not like to think about our decrepit and declining future—and so we end up unprepared for it.

The U.N. Caused Haiti's Cholera Epidemic. Now the Obama Administration Is Fighting the Victims.
The death toll is nearly double the Ebola outbreak
October 24, 2014

The death toll is nearly double the Ebola outbreak.

Young Doctors Can Be Courageous. They Can Also Be Careless.
Craig Spencer probably never thought he'd get Ebola himself
October 24, 2014

Doctors really do make the worst patients.

America's Organ Transplant Law Is Criminally Unfair to Donors
October 23, 2014

More Americans have died waiting for an organ than died in WWI and II, Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq combined.

We Should Quarantine Everyone Coming From Countries With Ebola Outbreaks
An infectious-disease specialist says the time for half-measures is over
October 16, 2014

"There is a real possibility that the numbers will proliferate more rapidly than expected."

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