How to Stop ViolenceMentally ill people aren’t killers. Angry people are.
Mitochondrial Disease or Medical Child Abuse?Justina Pelletier’s case is a study in diagnostic challenges.
Fertility Clinic Data Means Bad MedicineSuccess rates are misleading and often dishonest.
Let’s Get Quackery Out of Cancer CareReiki and reflexology have no place in hospitals.
The 10 Types of ER PatientsIf you fall into one of these categories, here’s how to improve your care.
Should It Really Take 14 Years to Become a Doctor?It’s time to experiment with medical school.
God Is Dead. Long Live Downward Dog.How Americans replaced therapeutic prayer with therapeutic yoga.
How Misplaced Fear of Formaldehyde Remade Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Shampoo
Himalayan Bath Salts Will Not Save Your LifeWhy are so many Facebook friends sharing preposterous stories from Natural News?
The Most Dangerous MushroomThe death cap is spreading. It looks, smells, and tastes delicious.
Why Norovirus Is Such a MenaceThe amazing little pathogen does so much more than cause cruise-ship disease.
Cooking Up Cancer?It wouldn’t be crazy to give up grilled, smoked, or fried food.
Alcoholics Anonymous vs. the DoctorsCould new addiction medications replace mutual-help groups?
Life in a Psychiatric HospitalEverything pop culture tells you about inpatient treatment is dangerously wrong.
The Real Victims of Satanic Ritual AbuseThe dangers were imaginary, but the consequences were not.
Why I Got Electroconvulsive Therapy for My Autistic SonHow pop culture is holding back powerful medicine.
Lethal Injection Is Horrific and Executioners Are Incompetent. Time to Bring Back the Firing Squad?
Could a 3-Year-Old Just “Disappear”?Why parents shouldn’t worry so much about regressive autism.
Embryo Testing Should Not Be ControversialFears of designer babies, eugenics, and abortion are inhibiting research and medicine.
A Forgotten Scandal in Baltimore’s High SocietyCrooked lawyers sprang inmates from an asylum to make them slaves.
Happy Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! What Does and Doesn’t Prevent Disease.
I’ve Consumed Hundreds of Raw Eggs and Have Never Gotten Salmonella Poisoning. Here’s Why.
Get Ready for the Next Big Medical FightIs sensory processing disorder a real disease?
Misfearing Breast CancerMore evidence that routine mammograms make healthy people sick.
Why Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Is So ScaryThe ever-present danger of relapsing.
The Real Scandal in VirginiaThe governor said an unproven dietary supplement in trouble with the FDA “works for me!”
The Flu Vaccine Is Safer Than We KnewEven for children with egg allergies.
I Would Rather Lick a Toilet Seat Than a CellphoneWhat scare stories get wrong about bacteria.
Second-Trimester TragedyWhat happens when my patients lose an almost-viable pregnancy.
The Exercise CureHow can we motivate people to take a free, safe, magic pill?