Why Millennials Can’t Grow Up
Helicopter parenting has caused my psychotherapy clients to crash land.
Happy World Vasectomy Day!Close to 200 doctors in 25 countries are ready to perform the simple procedure.
Ten Questions About Obamacare You Were Too Embarrassed to AskThe health care exchanges open Tuesday. Don’t worry! We have you covered.
My Leap of Faith in MedicineI have an M.D. and Ph.D., but when my son had a minor procedure, I was terrified.
Bring on the Foreign DoctorsThey’re just as good as the homegrown variety. So why don’t we let them practice here?
Is It Safe to Take Medication While Pregnant?It isn’t unethical to test drugs on pregnant women. It’s unethical not to.
Ricky Schroder Tries to Be Erin BrockovichOrdinary people cannot detect cancer clusters. We should stop trying.
Chairman Mao Invented Traditional Chinese MedicineWhy did the U.S. Senate unwittingly endorse 1950s Chinese Communist Party propaganda?
Save the Mother or Save the Baby?When I started training in high-risk obstetrics, I thought we had to choose.
The Creepiest Crowdfunding EverMy Free Implants solicits donations for plastic surgery. But implants are never really free.
Disheartening MedicineEven U.S. presidents don’t always get the best cardiac health care. Where does that leave the rest of us?
Loneliness Is DeadlySocial isolation kills more people than obesity does—and it’s just as stigmatized.
The Case Against the Annual CheckupGoing to the doctor when you’re not sick does more harm than good.