The history of the total artificial heart is punctuated with both brilliant innovation and continual clinical failure.
Sian E. Harding | Feb 14
Kathryn Hall, an expert on placebos, considers the ways that expectations and learning affect our response to them.
Kathryn T. Hall | Jan 12
"My body is as if someone had drawn a vertical line separating the two halves. The right half seems to be twice the size of the left half."
Moheb Costandi | Sep 29, 2022
There are times when the art of medicine and caring for others involves practicing a singular type of expertise — a willingness to be human.
Jay Baruch | Sep 12, 2022
Shawn Abreu is a medical doctor who is fellowship-trained in hospice and palliative medicine. Nicole Piemonte is an assistant dean...
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Thinking may have become easier, but thinking big is as challenging as ever.
Michael Bhaskar | Dec 13, 2021
“The spoken language is our most important diagnostic and therapeutic tool, and we must be as precise in its use as is a surgeon with a scalpel.”
Eric Cassell | Oct 28, 2021
Some health care providers, even those already vaccinated, have developed patient hesitancy and are reluctant to leave the comfort of telehealth.
Mikkael A. Sekeres | May 3, 2021
Companies are exhorting expectant parents to protect their baby from the medical evils that lie ahead. But are claims of benefits overblown?
Mikkael A. Sekeres | Aug 12, 2020
I analyzed thousands of searches by people who were diagnosed with cancer. Their queries offer valuable lessons that could improve the way doctors treat patients.
Elad Yom-Tom | Nov 5, 2019