Political Hack, Medical Quack
Glenn Beck says he has adrenal fatigue. Endocrinologists beg to differ.
Brittany Maynard’s Gift to Her HusbandI would give anything not to have experienced the last week of my wife’s life.
Does Drinking Soda Really Age Your Cells?How the science of telomeres turned into a spurious health trend.
Everything That Went Wrong in DallasA timeline of the many missteps surrounding the first cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States.
In Medicine We TrustShould we worry that so many of the doctors treating Ebola in Africa are missionaries?
Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda? A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
Measuring MicroLivesHow to calculate the exact impact of daily choices on every precious minute of your life.
Operation Stop DiseasePublic health looms large in American foreign intervention, not just when it comes to Ebola.
Would You Lie to Airport Screeners?The terrible, “lesser evil” choice facing travelers asked about Ebola.
Should You Freeze Your Eggs?An egg freezing party is not a great place to find answers to this or other questions.
Here’s Where We Stand With EbolaEven experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.
Do Lemurs Hold the Secret to Suspended Animation?What we might be able to learn from our closest hibernating cousins.
Are You a Narcissist?The tricky psychiatric diagnosis is getting a lot of attention, which is exactly what it wants.