Medical Examiner
April 9 2014 11:22 AMHow to Stop ViolenceMentally ill people aren’t killers. Angry people are.
April 1 2014 11:31 PMMitochondrial Disease or Medical Child Abuse?Justina Pelletier’s case is a study in diagnostic challenges.
March 26 2014 11:10 AMFertility Clinic Data Means Bad MedicineSuccess rates are misleading and often dishonest.
March 20 2014 7:48 AMLet’s Get Quackery Out of Cancer CareReiki and reflexology have no place in hospitals.
March 18 2014 8:45 AMThe 10 Types of ER PatientsIf you fall into one of these categories, here’s how to improve your care.
March 13 2014 11:32 AMShould It Really Take 14 Years to Become a Doctor?It’s time to experiment with medical school.
March 7 2014 11:38 AMGod Is Dead. Long Live Downward Dog.How Americans replaced therapeutic prayer with therapeutic yoga.
March 3 2014 11:45 PMHow Misplaced Fear of Formaldehyde Remade Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Shampoo
Feb. 18 2014 11:43 PMHimalayan Bath Salts Will Not Save Your LifeWhy are so many Facebook friends sharing preposterous stories from Natural News?
Feb. 10 2014 10:05 AMThe Most Dangerous MushroomThe death cap is spreading. It looks, smells, and tastes delicious.
Jan. 30 2014 11:22 PMWhy Norovirus Is Such a MenaceThe amazing little pathogen does so much more than cause cruise-ship disease.
Jan. 22 2014 11:52 PMCooking Up Cancer?It wouldn’t be crazy to give up grilled, smoked, or fried food.
Jan. 15 2014 11:40 AMAlcoholics Anonymous vs. the DoctorsCould new addiction medications replace mutual-help groups?
Jan. 13 2014 12:53 PMLife in a Psychiatric HospitalEverything pop culture tells you about inpatient treatment is dangerously wrong.
Jan. 7 2014 11:48 PMThe Real Victims of Satanic Ritual AbuseThe dangers were imaginary, but the consequences were not.
April 3 2014 3:17 PMWhy I Got Electroconvulsive Therapy for My Autistic SonHow pop culture is holding back powerful medicine.
March 27 2014 11:44 PMLethal Injection Is Horrific and Executioners Are Incompetent. Time to Bring Back the Firing Squad?
March 24 2014 11:45 PMCould a 3-Year-Old Just “Disappear”?Why parents shouldn’t worry so much about regressive autism.
March 18 2014 11:31 PMEmbryo Testing Should Not Be ControversialFears of designer babies, eugenics, and abortion are inhibiting research and medicine.
March 17 2014 11:55 PMA Forgotten Scandal in Baltimore’s High SocietyCrooked lawyers sprang inmates from an asylum to make them slaves.
March 12 2014 11:18 AMHappy Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! What Does and Doesn’t Prevent Disease.
March 5 2014 11:44 PMI’ve Consumed Hundreds of Raw Eggs and Have Never Gotten Salmonella Poisoning. Here’s Why.
Feb. 27 2014 11:44 PMGet Ready for the Next Big Medical FightIs sensory processing disorder a real disease?
Feb. 14 2014 8:08 AMMisfearing Breast CancerMore evidence that routine mammograms make healthy people sick.
Feb. 4 2014 4:40 PMWhy Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Is So ScaryThe ever-present danger of relapsing.
Jan. 29 2014 11:49 PMThe Real Scandal in VirginiaThe governor said an unproven dietary supplement in trouble with the FDA “works for me!”
Jan. 21 2014 11:58 PMThe Flu Vaccine Is Safer Than We KnewEven for children with egg allergies.
Jan. 14 2014 10:53 AMI Would Rather Lick a Toilet Seat Than a CellphoneWhat scare stories get wrong about bacteria.
Jan. 8 2014 11:50 PMSecond-Trimester TragedyWhat happens when my patients lose an almost-viable pregnancy.
Dec. 30 2013 11:55 PMThe Exercise CureHow can we motivate people to take a free, safe, magic pill?