Nursing

The World Health Organization gave Elizabeth Iro the job of advocating for nurses everywhere.

In the isolation of the COVID-19 wards, nurses were a lifeline. Hospitals stand to benefit from their insight.

A pristine record of toxic exposures and psychological trauma rests in a child’s mouth—if only it can be decoded.

Caring for patients is what registered nurses signed up to do, not dealing with patients’ inconsiderate families, defensive colleagues and red tape, as these nurse bloggers explain.

During surgery, dozens of sponges are placed in the body. One company wants to ensure that they all make it out.

Top Stories

In 1922 the Berlin woman became the first to undergo gender-affirming surgery.

Once regarded as a purely mental condition, functional neurological disorder emerges from the shadows.

A novel coronavirus would come to affect every ward, clinician, researcher and patient at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Selected Reads

For decades, a tiny encampment of researchers has held that statin treatment is a hoax. In a time when contrarian views roar to life on social media, how can medicine keep minority opinions from doing irreparable harm?

Two years in deep space will subject the body to unprecedented stresses. Scientists are probing the secrets to survival.

A freak explosion tore through the quiet Nova Scotian city, prompting one of the most dramatic medical responses in history.