Charles Slack

There’s no question that financial support for young scientists leads to medical breakthroughs. But now that formula is broken.

A remarkable machine lets doctors operate from across the room and quickly gets patients back on their feet. But will hospitals pay the price?

New AIDS research and the study of asymptomatic HIV-positive patients has brought optimism to those looking to cure the disease.

Douglas Farrago’s bimonthly collection of top-ten lists, editorials and “True Stories of Medicine” provides a sharp satire of the health care system.

High-tech mannequins and simulation software are becoming more prevalent in medical schools.

One writer planned to write a book about the willful overmedication of children, but what she found was the opposite.

Finally recognized as real and debilitating, post-traumatic stress disorder may now be yielding ground to innovative therapies.

Jeffrey Segal and his firm, Medical Justice, are using waivers to combat what they see as unfair online reviews of doctors.

A long campaign halved the percentage of U.S. smokers. Could a similar effort succeed against the nation’s obesity epidemic?

Michael G. Fitzsimons, head of the drug-testing program at the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, discusses preventing fallout from addicted physicians.