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?
As practice goes digital, so too does a brutal workplace hazard.
Science and public health have been under steady attack. It is up to medical professionals to fight back.
When bad information spreads online, vulnerable groups often suffer the most. So how can you craft a public health message that people will hear?
New speech analysis technologies can help diagnose mental illness. But they also raise troubling questions.
Public health messaging online yields beautiful—but sometimes worrying—data.
Psychiatry is finding its footing with machine intelligence. New tools may dramatically help those who need it the most.
Experts reflect on the rise of fake medical news and better ways to treat depression.
More and more websites are peddling “alternative facts” to deceive the public and sell bogus cures. Fixes won’t be simple.
Doctors use Facebook and Twitter just like the rest of the public, but their participation brings ethical and legal risks.