Nurse Places Fifth in Boston Marathon, Works 10-Hour Shift the Next Day
31-year-old Jessica Chichester drove back to NYC last night.
Statue Celebrating Doctor Who Experimented on Slaves Moved From Central Park
J. Marion Sims, lauded as the “father of modern gynecology,” experimented on female slaves without consent or anesthesia.
Boston Marathon Runner-up Will Use Prize Money to Pay Off Her Student Loans
Sarah Sellers is a registered nurse anesthetist who just won $75,000.
Romaine Lettuce and Eggs Are the Latest Foods Getting Recalled [Updated]
They're linked to outbreaks of E. coli and salmonella in multiple states.
Does Smoking Marijuana Affect Breastmilk?
One of the first studies in 35 years took a look.
Women and Black Doctors Still Make Far Less Than White Male Doctors
The pay gap is similar to that found in other professions.
People with Chronic Pain Will Protest the CDC’s Crackdown on Opioids
There are rallies planned in almost every state this weekend.
What It Means for Your Sex Life Now That the Worst-Ever Cases of Super Gonorrhea Are Here [Updated]
Doctors in the United Kingdom and Australia have identified three cases of gonorrhea that are immune to both of the standard antibiotic treatments.
What You Need to Know About the Coffee Cancer Warning in California
Drinking coffee is associated with apparent health benefits, and no evidence of net harm—cancer or otherwise. The judicial standard applied in the California lawsuit distorts that view.
David L. Katz, MD, MPH
Doctors Are Less Likely to Recommend the HPV Vaccine for Boys
Not getting the human papillomavirus vaccine could leave them at greater risk of developing certain cancers.
New Opioid Memorial Demeans People Who Died From Painkiller Overdoses
The National Safety Council's "Prescribed to Death" memorial not only dehumanizes people, it also ignores those who died from street drugs like heroin. Trump will host it in front of the White House in April.
This Man's Beer Belly Turned Out to Be a 30-Pound Tumor
Kevin Daly lost 34 pounds but his stomach didn't budge. Then a CAT scan showed he had an “extremely large mass."
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