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Update 04/23/10: Last night Rebecca Skloot sent a tweet to @sumedicine about our post: Henrietta's case is different in many ways, but the research done …

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In my latest 1:2:1 podcast, I talk about an issue plaguing academic medicine: the disappearance of the physician-scientist. In the introduction to a new book, …

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof opined on Thursday that toxins could be contributing causes to autism. He cited an article (registration required) in the …

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The headline - "Public Option Support Surging in Senate" - sounded so last fall. But there it was last week on Huffington Post, detailing an …

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Every consumer of health care should wish they had a Dr. Nancy Snyderman in their life. The Indiana native combines a no-nonsense Midwestern sensibility with …

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A friend was diagnosed recently with prostate cancer. While his cancer was found to be relatively insignificant, he battled questions about treatment. Some physicians he …

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OK. So I beat Jon Stewart to an interview with Michael Specter. If you're interested in considering how irrational thinking hinders scientific progress, you should …

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