The Real Epidemic: Not Burnout But 'Moral Injury' Of Doctors Unable To Do Right By Patients
A harrowing personal experience opens a physician's eyes to how many medical staffers feel "shackled, straitjacketed and hamstrung" by the health care system, knowing what patients need but unable to make it happen.
How Helpful Are Face Masks In Preventing The Spread Of Disease?
As China continues to report a growing number of cases of Wuhan coronavirus, images of people wearing face masks have...
45 Million Chinese Now Under Quarantine As Officials Try To Halt Coronavirus Spread
China has now quarantined some 45 million people as it tries to control the spread of coronavirus. It has extended...
Webcast: Health Implications Of Income Inequality
Watch as experts on income inequality discuss a recent NPR poll that is notable for capturing the views of the...
5 Confirmed Cases Of The Coronavirus In The U.S.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, about the...
China Tries To Contain Coronavirus
China has locked down three cities in an effort to try to contain the deadly coronavirus.
Ex-Drug Execs Get Over 2 Years In Prison For Bribery Scheme
The two former high-level Insys employees were also ordered to serve three years of probation after prison time, forfeit more than $2 million and pay...
Episode 1: Doomed If You Diet, Doomed If You Don’t
The first episode of the podcast "Food, We Need To Talk" begins with the great dilemma: "You're doomed if you diet, doomed if you don't."
Episode 2: Good Food, Bad Food
Even children tend to refer to "good food" and "bad food." The "Food, We Need To Talk" co-hosts break down this idea.
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'This Will Stay With Her': Family, Boston Children's Hospital Offer Differing Accounts In Malpractice Lawsuit
Attorneys accused doctors at Boston Children’s Hospital of ignoring Justina Pelletier’s earlier diagnosis of mitochondrial disease and disregarded the treatment plan put in place by her doctors at Tufts Medical...