Predicting the individual mandate's fate, a boost for global health, and school lunch surprises, plus more from our Daily Briefing.
Gabrielle Giffords’ resignation from Congress is a poignant reminder that for traumatic brain injury patients, the medical story doesn’t end when the media glare fades.
State of the Union silence on health reform, perks for would-be hospital patients, microwave popcorn and kid vaccines, plus more from our Daily Briefing.
Biblical weight loss, good news about whooping cough, and health wonkery from the Daily Show's Jon Stewart, plus more from our Daily Briefing.
An investigative journalist blows the back pain industry wide open in her forthcoming book — and offers advice for your own reporting.
A town pushes back against fast food, surprising news about serotonin and depression, and a hospital chain's break with the Catholic church, plus more from our Daily Briefing.
A bombshell story on autism diagnoses is generating anxiety and outrage among parents concerned their kids will lose services. Get the backstory and resources to jump-start your reporting.
Safer sex for failing hearts, no copays for birth control soon, and a new moratorium on bird flu research, plus more from our Daily Briefing.
What are the true costs of health care? Who on earth would produce a fake malaria drug? Answers and more from our Daily Briefing.
Tamiflu woes, obesity at a standstill, appendicitis mysteries and more from our Daily Briefing.