What can doctors learn from the arts? Ask Anton Chekhov.
In 1915, Dr. Benzion Liber published a book that described good sex, pregnancy, childbirth, masturbation, sex education, and venereal diseases…in Yiddish.
Self-driving cars are meant to eliminate reckless driving. But can anything really stop motorists from making bad choices?
Guinea worm, scourge of the tropics, may be nearing its end.
Have you ever been listening to a great piece of music and felt a chill run up your spine? The science behind "skin orgasms," or frisson.
Gun legislation is once again becoming a public health concern, according to the AMA and other medical groups.
During the 19th century, quack “doctors” outnumbered legitimate ones three to one. The reasons people are attracted to quackery remain with us today.
A recent paper provides evidence that the Tuskegee Syphilis Study reduced the life expectancy of African-American men.
Food preservatives are a major part of how we live now. But who invented them?
Laterality, or left-right orientation, takes years to master. A surprising percentage of adults struggle telling left from right, including some surgeons.