Oregon’s Death With Dignity Act crosses the 20-year mark.
Self-experimentation has a long history in medicine. Should its practice today be shunned or embraced?
An excerpt from a new memoir by Elizabeth Ford, who reflects on nearly two decades of treating patients in New York City’s correctional system.
Pediatricians want to know whether they can call child protective services if a parent refuses to vaccinate. The answer remains unclear.
Scientists in unstable regions sometimes fear for their lives. Allan Goodman helps them find refuge and a chance to work again.
When patients demand more than science can provide, high-priced, ineffective treatments can reach the market.
A new technology quickly spreads genetic mutations in the wild. Who will keep it from getting out of hand?
Peter L. Slavin discusses why funding research is key to America’s future.
Patient advocacy groups play a role in the approval of drugs. Should their donors come under scrutiny?
A low ebb in funding for young scientists resists easy answers.
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