As people with HIV/AIDS age, they face unique and complex risks that health care providers must become better prepared to address.
She’s been hounded relentlessly for decades, and it’s made her want to hide everything. Her response is both natural -- and unacceptable, writes Janna Malamud Smith.
As a 72-year-old woman with osteoporosis, Janet Banks writes, I was too old, and my bones too brittle, to be falling down stairs.
I didn’t have the choice to look away when my 7-month-old son was diagnosed with cancer, writes Ashley Haseotes.
A look at how we might better cope with the ambiguity that can accompany large-scale public health threats.
Time used to be more elastic; now it’s brittle as an icicle.
Rosie was struggling to eat, but she was my child, not a diagnosis.
The mayor of Philadelphia nixed the schoolmarm routine and touted the tax as a way to raise $91 million annually toward universal pre-kindergarten.
The “zap” and “buzz” I felt in the nerves of my hand was a high. I became elated whenever I came into contact with a machine and felt my magnet respond.
July 1 is the traditional start date for medical residency programs across the country. First-year resident Jasleen Salwan warns of an epidemic of depression and suicide among trainees that will persist unless hospitals reform their work culture.
We need to teach our daughters and our sons that consent is sacrosanct. That there are consequences to violating it.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not been allowed to collect data on gun violence in America. The dean of the Boston University School of Public Health hopes that's about to change.
A doctor reflects on the power of poetry to help better understand a patient's struggles.
In its portrayal of people with disabilities, GoT shines as a beacon of inclusion.
Science suggests healthy eating is needed for weight loss. So why do taxpayers subsidize junk food?
I’ve got my eyes on the long game. I refuse to let chemo destroy my favorite flavors.
With increased investment and strategic management, we have a shot at a cure for cancer.
“Pray for boring days,” my grandmother used to say. I never really knew what she meant. Now, I think I do.
Maybe the problem is that people on opposing sides aren’t having the right conversations.
Thousands of teens who live nowhere near their school rise as early as 5:30 in the morning in order to get to school on time.