dehydration and climate change

Climate Change is Turning Dehydration into a Deadly Epidemic

A mysterious kidney disease is striking down laborers across the world and climate change is making it worse. Meet the doctors who are trying to stop it.
kid with food on floor

Sorry Kids, the 5-Second Rule is Bunk

The 5-second rule has been officially disproved.
Chekov

What Doctors Can Learn From the Arts

What can doctors learn from the arts? Ask Anton Chekhov.
Beer Steins Are Raised as the Concord Singers Practice Singing German Songs in New Ulm, Minnesota.

Drinking Problems

How the medical profession has dealt with alcohol throughout the years.
Feeling blue

The Weird Ways Humans Have Tried Curing Hangovers

From ancient Egypt to modern times, the various cures suggested to relieve the hangover. 
Human chimera with two different colored eyes.

Human Chimeras

Human chimeras are surprisingly common and a wonder of the human reproductive process.
Ebola virus

Is a Virus Alive?

The answer to the question whether a virus is alive isn't so simple.
Bacteria

Protecting Mars From Earthly Contaminates

Now that water has been discovered on Mars, the next step is to ensure we don't contaminate the planet with Earthly microbes and bacteria.
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Hand to Ankle: A New Grafting Technique Offers Hope

The surgical reattachment or grafting of limbs has a short history because of its difficulty.

Despite New Attention, Concussions Remain Mysterious

Despite decades of progress, successful treatment of concussions has been elusive and difficult.