Fellow doctors have been some of the most prominent defenders of J. Marion Sims, the controversial “father of gynecology.”
The CDC finally gets people interested in lettuce.
The root of the problem could be social or linguistic.
J. Marion Sims’s advances in medical science were made through experimentation on enslaved women.
And the United States could, too
Left without a hospital, some Puerto Ricans must travel by plane for lifesaving treatment.
You don’t need to be hacked.
“Few kidneys would be good enough” for this rare surgery.
She is donating her brain to science, so I visited the place where it will end up.
How centuries of advice columns have answered this and other questions.
A new study explores where and why Americans are dying early.
It’s time to rethink the quest to control aging, death, and disease—and the fear of mortality that fuels it.
Relatives of the makers of OxyContin claim they have never benefited from money tied to the painkiller. A court document suggests otherwise.
We know very little about women who attempt mass killings, mostly because there are so few of them.
An Ohio couple wants their embryos that were destroyed in a fertility-clinic meltdown to be deemed people.
Research shows the program, which protects undocumented young immigrants from deportation, encourages them to stay in school and delay parenthood.
A former FBI profiler looks at what we can and can’t know about the motives of the man behind the Austin bombings.
For a position that demands high-level policy expertise, President Trump appointed his personal physician, Ronny Jackson.
Several studies show that healthy eating is connected with better mood.
People are remarkably bad at getting on and sticking with drug regimens—even when those drugs stop AIDS.
The maternity care desert in the capital is a microcosm of a national crisis.