Ciku TheuriJune 12, 2018 09:10 AM
Is Marijuana An Effective Alternative For Pain Management?Some consider medical marijuana to be an alternative to conventional prescription drugs for treating pain. Dr. Mark Ware explains.
Alison KodjakMay 22, 2018 06:34 PM
House Passes 'Right-To-Try' Bill For Experimental DrugsSome patient groups, including the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network and the American Lung Association opposed the bill because they said it could do more harm than good.
Nurith AizenmanMay 15, 2018 05:01 PM
Can The New Ebola Vaccine Stop The Latest Outbreak?The Democratic Republic of Congo, with a suspected 19 deaths so far from the virus, is turning to an as-yet-unlicensed vaccine with a very promising track record.
Tori BedfordMay 15, 2018 02:50 PM
Art Caplan: Trump's Pharma Plan Misses The MarkIn 2016, then-candidate Trump said big pharma was “getting away with murder” by inflating drug prices and working with lobbyists. Two years later, the president's plan is less populist.
Richard HarrisMay 15, 2018 11:03 AM
Kids Are Taking Fewer Antibiotics, More ADHD MedsOverall, the proportion of children and teenagers getting prescriptions dropped from about 25 percent to 22 percent.
Marc FilippinoMay 14, 2018 07:22 PM
At The Zoo, Harvard Medical Students Get A Different Kind Of TrainingA comparative medicine program allows medical students to shadow veterinarians at the Franklin Park and Stoneham zoos. It is the only formal partnership of its kind in the country.
Richard HarrisMay 11, 2018 07:39 AM
Can A Cocktail Of Vitamins And Steroids Cure A Major Killer In Hospitals?The treatment is aimed at sepsis, a condition in which the body's inflammatory response rages out of control in reaction to an infection.
Renee MontagneMay 10, 2018 07:00 AM
For Every Woman Who Dies In Childbirth In The U.S., 70 More Come CloseThat adds up to more than 50,000 women who suffer "severe maternal morbidity" from childbirth each year.
Jason TureskyMay 9, 2018 04:52 PM
Telemedicine May Be The Future Of HealthcarePatients now have more options to use telemedicine, and medical ethicist Art Caplan says that's a good thing.