Virginia Blum: New guidelines that aim to safeguard patients miss the point. The practice of cosmetic surgery is tied to consumer fantasy, not medical reality

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Healthcare Too Costly?

May 21, 2015

Don’t fear telling your doctor. The financial strain of medical expenses is a tough conversation for many patients to initiate

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Q&A with Elizabeth Dzeng, MD, MPH, MPhil, MS, lead author of a new study exploring the influence of institutional culture & policies on do-not-resuscitate decision making at the end of life

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To hear Oliver Sacks tell it, writing books for a mass audience was once considered one of the worst things a doctor could do

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Since it was revealed that Andreas Lubitz – the co-pilot who purposefully crashed Germanwings Flight 9525, killing 150 people – had been treated for psychiatric illness, a debate has ensued over whether privacy laws regarding medical records should be less strict when it comes to professions that carry special responsibilities

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The Making of Dr. Oz

April 16, 2015

How an award-winning doctor turned away from science and embraced fame

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State governor Doug Ducey passes law as part of broader anti-abortion legislation, but most doctors say claim is wrong and not supported by facts

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The largest pharmacist association in the country has voted to discourage its members from participating in executions. The move could make executions harder for states that have been ordering their drugs from compounding pharmacies

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