Global Health: New Ebola Tactics Raise Hope but May Sow Confusion
A new vaccine and other experimental drugs now are available to fight the outbreak. But first physicians must overcome the suspicions of a...
Is It a Migraine? Many Patients Don’t Realize What Causes Their Suffering
Here’s a guide to help you recognize the symptoms of migraines, understand why the signs are so often missed, and think about treatment options.
Is Fish the Food of Love, and Babies?
Eating more fish was tied to more lovemaking, and more babies.
How Nighttime Tablet and Phone Use Disturbs Sleep
When a person used an iPad instead of reading print before bedtime, he or she had a later sleep onset and suppressed levels of melatonin.
The Boundary Between Abuse and B.D.S.M.
Politicians accused of abusing their sexual partners have put the community’s practices in the news.
First Cuba, Now China? An American Falls Ill After ‘Abnormal’ Sounds
The State Department said a U.S. government employee posted in Guangzhou had signs of possible brain injury. But it has not identified a cause.
Phys Ed: Are You a ‘Type D’ Athlete? Relax and Ask for Help
If you’re more Eeyore than Tigger when it comes to sports, reach out and elicit suggestions.
Air Pollution Near Power Plants Tied to Premature Births
Closing coal- and oil-fired power plants is associated with a reduction in preterm births in the surrounding region, researchers report.
His Wife Died in the Santa Fe School Shooting. The World’s Sympathy May Keep Him Alive.
There was little support for William Tisdale’s crowdfunding campaign for medical treatment until his wife was killed in a school shooting.
Want to See Your Baby? In China, It Can Cost You
A hospital demanded that a woman pay her bills before she could see her newborn twins, illustrating a plight that many face in the Chinese medical...
Doctors: The Doctor Is Cooking
Here we were, 80 eager physicians from across North America in a large teaching kitchen in northern California.
Olympian Ariana Kukors Smith Sues U.S.A. Swimming, Claiming It Ignored Sex Abuse
The swimmer said in February that her former coach, Sean Hutchison, began grooming her at age 13 and abusing her at 16. He has denied the allegations.