| Dec 1, 2013
Dr. Daniel Winship and Jared Worthington wandered through the stacks at the Pritzker Military Library, pausing whenever curiosity called.
"'Memoirs of an Army Surgeon – 1948,'" Worthington read from a book he pulled from the shelf. "Can you...
| Nov 9, 2013
Most of the mail that crosses my desk deals with politics, policy and other largely impersonal subjects. Occasionally, readers will tell their own deeply personal stories as a way to inform a discussion. Several did just that in response to Steve Lopez'...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:35 PM
A daily dose of multivitamins and minerals in the early stages of HIV infection can delay progression of the disease that causes AIDS by as much as 54 percent in people who are not receiving antiretroviral drugs, according to a study published Tuesday...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 1:48 PM
By Steven Brill
Nov 26 (Reuters) - (This the latest installment of Steven
Brill's weekly column "Stories I'd Like to See.")
1. Who picks the contractors?
In the wake of the failed launch of Healthcare.gov there has
been some spectacular insider...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Listen up, if you can still hear me.
A recent New York Times article, "Ground-Shaking Noise Rocks N.F.L., and Eardrums Take Big Hit," documents something that we already know about professional football games: they are extremely loud.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Dr. Joseph S. Ardinger, a retired obstetrician and gynecologist who delivered more than 4,000 babies in nearly 50 years of medical practice, died Monday of complications from pneumonia Monday at Howard County General Hospital. The Ellicott City resident...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Healthcare providers voiced heavy support Thursday for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration plan to declare trans fats an unsafe food additive.
"This is long overdue," said Kristin Kirkpatrick, a dietitian and wellness expert at the Cleveland Clinic in...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson will speak to members of the American Medical Association on Saturday as he is honored for advocacy of "freedom-based" health reform.
The group Doctors for Patient Freedom will present him with the Ed...
| Oct 9, 2013
I recently wrote a column about Regnal Jones, the executive director of a wildly successful program that has helped nearly 5,000 students from underrepresented racial and socioeconomic groups enter health professions.
Jones said that he no longer...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:32 PM
According to a recent survey, baby boomers are more concerned about their elderly parents' diminishing driving skills than they are about a family member driving drunk. But talking to their parents about their driving as they get older is difficult.......
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:39 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older men who take testosterone are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke or die over the next few years, new research indicates.
The study included men who were in their early 60s, on average. Most of them already...