You've heard the Biblical verse so often that it's become a parenting cliché: "Spare the rod, spoil the child."
If you're an adult, you may have experienced corporal punishment growing up.... more »
One doctor allowed her clinics in Santa Ana, California, to be used as front operations for selling highly addictive painkillers.
Another doctor agreed to be paid $2,000 a month for the use... more »
Have you been considering starting a family recently? How much has the economy played into your considerations?
The economy is apparently weighing on the minds of many Americans: government... more »
Devoted readers of Antidote's Doctors Behaving Badly posts might get the impression that all doctors have trouble cutting straight, prescribing properly or keeping their hands out of... more »
Would you want to know if you are more genetically susceptible to a certain disease? Or would you prefer not to know?
Well, it seems that scientists may have developed a genetic test to... more »
How conscientious are you in following the health guidelines of eating five fruits and vegetables a day?
If you faithfully chomp your way through kale, chard and Brussels sprouts in an... more »
A quick heads up on some health data now available from the U.S. Department Veterans Affairs, pulled from the innards of a just released (and lengthy) ... more »
Here's something a doctor should hope to never hear after performing surgery:
"Doc, my eye feels like mayonnaise."
That was the assessment of an 81-year-old patient operated on by Dr... more »
You remember that controversy earlier this year over Anthem Blue Cross's insurance rate hikes?
Well, Massachusetts is experiencing another controversy related with rate hikes. A state... more »
If you are expecting your first child, you probably read up on everything that you should do and expect as a first-time mother.
That can include what you should eat and how much you should... more »