These, unquestionably, can feel like dark times, writes Ophelia Dahl, but don't lose heart. I’ve seen how one bright idea sparks many more.
There's a clear connection between gender bias in medicine and society's inability to see women as reliable narrators of their own experience.
Most years, a shot can reduce your chances of flu by 50 to 70 percent.
An emergency physician on what happens when a patient's anguish exceeds his capacity to help.
The United States is violating multiple articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was adopted by the U.N. 70 years ago this month.
A proposed rule would force immigrants to make a false choice between the opportunity at permanent residence and essential needs, like healthcare and food.
I want my young patients to trust me -- but not because of the letters after my name, writes Dorothy R. Novick. I want them to trust me because they...
Voters, who just elected a Democratic House largely to protect the Affordable Care Act, should tell their state leaders to keep hands off its protections.
Roger Goodell has made it clear throughout his term as commissioner that his primary purpose is to “protect the shield.” And that's exactly what he's done, writes Bill Littlefield.
A new study of kindergarten classes shows that younger students are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than their older classmates.
Massachusetts must continue to treat the opioid epidemic like a public health crisis rather than a criminal justice issue, write Iván Espinoza-Madrigal and Lauren Sampson.
At least three diabetics died last year from rationing insulin, a flashpoint in the battle to reduce stratospheric U.S. drug prices.
I’m offended by the disingenuous claims that upholding this law will put women’s safety at risk, writes Jaclyn Friedman. It just isn’t true.
“It could happen anywhere anytime, but it’s rare,” Linda K. Wertheimer told her son. “You do not need to be afraid.”
It’s great that the retired racecar driver is encouraging athletes to acknowledge their concussions. But Earnhardt is on shakier ground when he maintains that brain injuries can be “healed like...
Given the undeniable benefits of curbing meat consumption, writes Rich Barlow, any excuse for ignoring our warming planet should be unacceptable.
They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, writes Jay Baruch, but can an old dog teach its owners something new about being human?
It’s up to voters this fall to elect representatives who really believe in feeding the hungry, writes Rich Barlow.
I'm grateful for the therapies that allow us to provide better care for our patients, writes Dr. Katherine McKenzie, but I also realize that these advances have unintended consequences.
In a storytelling class for people living with dementia, Pat Lowery Collins found insight, wisdom and dignity.