Plagues such as COVID-19 are nothing new, and this pandemic is far from the worst the world has ever faced. A physician and historian examines COVID in comparison to other pandemics and discusses the lessons that will serve us well in the future.
Today, women outnumber men in medical school. But 175 years ago, women were unheard of in medicine.
Despite social distancing, experts say people are increasingly “hooking up.” Sexually transmitted diseases are growing as a result. An expert discusses STDs in a pandemic.
An expert author details the discovery of hormones and how our growing knowledge has shaped treatment of many diseases and conditions.
Success of COVID-19 vaccines depends on about 75 percent of people getting them, but distrust of medicine and of vaccines among African-Americans means they may not come close to that milepost. Two experts discuss historical reasons for distrust, how the …
Chemotherapy has saved millions of lives, but its origins date to the chemical warfare agent mustard gas.