“We’ve had patients tell us they take 400 to 500 tablets day … They put it in a blender and make a smoothie and drink it over one or two hours.”
The medical knowledge needed to treat transgender people is not particularly complex, but patients still often struggle to find doctors who are prepared to treat them.
Pollen can cause inflammation that leads to impulsive, fatal behavior, researchers say.
… and that’s a big problem for medical marijuana research.
Several studies now suggest that young plasma has revitalizing properties—and with results this intriguing, it’s no wonder there is drama brewing among the scientists involved.
The land of choice has more limited options when it comes to contraception.
A new study finds that as the jobless rate rises, so do drug overdoses.
The mess made me appreciate good toothpaste-tube design.
Facebook Messenger's automated notification for new friends could use some help.
Conservative health-care analysts on why the GOP couldn’t come up with a stronger replacement for Obamacare
Why calorie counting is almost useless and often misleading
A new study finds that mortality from heart attacks is higher on days with major races.
Repealing Obamacare and reviving the GOP’s once-doomed bill are top priorities once again, despite a vow to move on to tax reform.
Besides the common questions I addressed in my last note, many readers raised questions about the logistics of implementing FIT…
Poverty tends to dampen test scores, but new research suggests people with hard upbringings can sometimes outperform their more-privileged peers.
The booming dietary-supplement industry is plagued by outlandish claims, undermining credible science, and seeding confusion.
First, I want to say thank you for your thoughtful comments on my article “What Your Therapist Doesn’t Know…
Incarceration can sometimes reduce mortality—but only when life on the outside is worse.
The parasite that causes rat lungworm disease is now endemic in the southeastern United States, and it’s expected to spread northward.
Social isolation kills, and in the process it makes it harder to reach out to others. A psychologist explains how to break the cycle.
It has only been used in three attacks—Tuesday's attack in Syria may have been No. 4.