Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 11:45am
Did the writers at "Silent Witness" know that their Helen Karamides character was such a close match for Dr. Waney Squier (except, of course, for the parts about the suicide, the alcoholism, and the theft of infant brains)?
Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 8:50am
An big increase in CT scanning, the potential for Supreme Court fallout, the human microbiome mapped, cancer survivors increase and more from our Daily Briefing.
Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 7:17am
A secret location in Kampala, Uganda has seen LGBT people attend voluntary HIV counselling and testing (VCT)....
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 5:00am
All the ways that overactive bladder syndrome can ruin your life: a classic example of disease mongering.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 8:26am
Brain bank failure, hygiene hypothesis, insurer practice changes and more from our Daily Briefing.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 5:00am
How do you make house calls for the homeless? By going straight to the streets. Tammy Worth examines the specialty of street medicine.
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 4:43pm
Reporting on the mentally ill can be challenging. Even harder might be taking their pictures.
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 4:33pm
A frustration for the victim of domestic abuse is trying to come forward to report the harm and in turn being met with no response. Worse is no response and no protection. * * * "I'm tired of being used as a punching bag. I'm tired of being plied for this and that piece of information. I'm tired of
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 3:07pm
Three years after my own son was diagnosed with Autism, I’m still confronting what seems like a bottomless pit of news and research on the Autism Spectrum Disorder....
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 5:00am
Why do we have to talk about hair loss in terms of “treatment”? Everyday life is not a medical condition.
Saturday, June 9, 2012 - 8:21am
An editor shows how a Pinterest board linked to her newspaper's story about suicide helped readers share moving personal stories and raise awareness of mental health issues.
Friday, June 8, 2012 - 2:12pm
It’s been over six months since I began the California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowship, and now here I am writing my final blog.
Friday, June 8, 2012 - 11:46am
Think you'll be safe on Medicare? The truth is hospitals can unilaterally rescind - or steal, to put it more bluntly - Medicare coverage from patients for no other reason than to protect their own bottom lines.
Friday, June 8, 2012 - 5:00am
Doug Wojcieszak talks about why doctors should apologize — not clam up — over their medical errors, and why some patients criticize his Sorry Works! program.
Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 5:31pm
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