I’m reminded of the character Vizzini (played brilliantly by Wallace Shawn) in the movie The Princess Bride – who keeps using the word inconceivable. Finally the character Inigo Montoya (played with equal
Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode Predicting The Future. About Nina Tandon's TED Talk Wouldn't you rather test to see if those cancer drugs you're going to take are going to work on your cancer? Call
Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne illness, is back in Florida. A handful of cases have been confirmed in Martin and St. Lucie counties in the past week. The cases there prompted a public health alert. Another
On one level, it's easy to understand the allure of a fad diet: Eat this, not that and you'll lose weight, guaranteed. Who doesn't want an easy way to shed unwanted pounds? It was that sort of thinking
Hear the words health care and Congress, and you think fight, right? And you'd be forgiven, particularly because the House has now voted some 40 times in the past two years to repeal or otherwise undo
The Food and Drug Administration today took another step toward restricting use of OxyContin and other powerful and often-abused prescription pain medications. The move comes amid an emotional debate so-called
Can't sleep? Got the PMS blues? Before you open your medicine cabinet, step into your kitchen. "Real, whole, fresh food is the most powerful drug on the planet," says the author of "The Blood Sugar Solution"
No aspect of the bitter and enduring debate about Lyme disease—which I addressed in the magazine a few weeks ago—has been more contentious than the dispute over how many people actually become infected