New research suggests male physicians are less successful at treating female patients.
A lack of support from the medical establishment for those practicing the profession has led to a high attrition rate and tough psychological problems.
A nurse working with the World Health Organization shows a bottle containing Ebola vaccine at the town hall of Mbandaka on May 21st, 2018, during the launch of the Ebola vaccination campaign.
In wooing a doctor, even a single meal makes a difference.
Three charts that show how health-care costs are rising, especially for people with private insurance.
While other major U.S. cities see the disparity in outcomes between black and white women battling breast cancer grow, a unique program in Chicago has reversed the trend.
In her new book, Dusenbery provides a comprehensive and much-needed look at how sexism in the medical field is hurting women.
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With Miranda Bailey's heart attack, sexism in medicine gets much-deserved mainstream treatment.
New research finds medical students who enjoy music and art have qualities that make them better, and less-stressed, doctors.
A new report shows rising costs for prescription drugs and emergency room visits.
New research finds a majority of opioids prescriptions came from office-based doctors, not emergency departments.
American medical institutions created the opioid crisis. The VA is showing how the establishment can help make amends.
Some fear that, by offering deaf people access to sound, so-called bionic ears could spell the end of the culture built around ASL.
Homeopathic products include everything from the radically alternative to certain over-the-counter cold and allergy medicines.
A new study reports doctors in at least one hospital were prescribing far more pills than patients used.
Out of public view, corporations are cutting deals that give consumers little choice but to buy brand-name drugs—and sometimes pay more at the pharmacy counter than they would for generics.
A new study looks at racial disparities in genetic testing for cancer patients.