The Shortest Route to GodWhy religious pilgrimages are incredibly dangerous.
“Did All the Girls PT?”Free pregnancy tests are a good way to fight fetal alcohol syndrome. Condoms are better.
Mellow, Paranoid, Happy, or MeanWhy do people respond so differently to the same drugs?
Sex Is ComplicatedConservatives’ simple biological facts aren’t facts at all.
Amazon’s Illegal Drug DealingSteroids, muscle relaxants, and prescription antibiotics delivered right to your door.
Roll Over! Shake! Smell This Mole!Are dogs really a good way to screen for cancer?
The Residents Rise UpHow Congress and colluding hospitals take advantage of doctors in training.
Which City Has the Worst Allergies?Sorry, Washington, D.C., you are not the center of the pollen universe.
The Guinea Pig ClubThey were heroes of World War II and they revolutionized plastic surgery.
Canada’s Vicious HIV LawsHow the Supreme Court redefined safe sex.
Should You Buy Illegal Foreign Sunscreens?
You Should Get a Tax Deduction for a Gym MembershipFinancial incentives are a great way to encourage preventive health care.
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.
It’s Nobody’s FaultVengefully gleeful stories about male infertility distract from the real problem.
Guns Kill ChildrenThe overwhelming evidence that pediatricians are right and the NRA is wrong.
LeBron James’ Trouble With Heat
What causes muscle cramps, and can you prevent them?
Quacking All the Way to the BankNaturopaths are winning insurance coverage for medical nonsense.
Did Elliot Rodger’s Therapists Fail?What prevents law enforcement and mental health professionals from stopping a killer?
This Article Is Fortified With AntioxidantsThe food industry’s devious, ingenious, magical misuse of science.
A Hospital’s Most Important Secret System
Should Doctors Take Care of Their Relatives?My father would never “do things like this to a loved one!”
Fear the CamelWhy a deadly new virus will be so hard to stop.
How Bad Is Marijuana for Your Health?What recent press coverage gets wrong.
War Is Hell, and the Hell Rubs OffPTSD contributes to violence. Pretending it doesn’t is no way to support the troops.
Allergies Are the Real Midlife CrisisIs there a way to stop allergies from re-emerging during your 30s?
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.