Does Faking a Fake World Make It Real?

When "fake" means "real," what are kids to think? And the rest of us?

The Audacity of Hype

Hope often trumps hope in health care.

Dirty Secrets of Health Care, Part II: Preauthorization

For some, waste and obstruction are highly profitable.

Dirty Secrets of Health Care, Part I: Drug Pricing

American health care possesses numerous scandals - here's just one.

Depression Treatment Stinks. What Next?

Reinventing the wheel has not produced better wheels. The treatment options for depression need to become widened and opened up - with the emphasis on improving overall health.

The Coming Boom in Mental Health

How much will we need mental health services? A lot more than we do now.

Pill or Lifestyle?

It says so right on the bottle....

Checklist Medicine Makes For Checklist Monkeys

Why is your doctor only looking at her monitor?

The Boob in the Boob Tube

So who is the boob in the boob tube?

The Pain Mess

The treatment of chronic pain is a public health disaster

Changing Clocks Causes Cancer?

Time rules life. Does disrupting inner body clocks cause cancer?

Who's Aging?

Why do we age differently? What keeps us younger?

Depression—New Ways to Treat?

Treatment of depression often slumps into a sterile debate of psychotherapy versus antidepressants. Because prevention of depression is hardly given lip service and depressive treatment is often ineffective, we need new approaches that include factors we know work like light, physical activity, work, and social support.

Why Colds Prefer the Cold

Colds are more common in cold weather. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to help prevent them - that you can easily learn.

Cancer Prevention Starts at Home

Your real wealth is your health.

Artificial Versus Natural Intelligence

Can we combine artificial and natural intelligence for better health?

How Fashion Can Prevent Cancer

Time to enlist fashion to save lives - and make people look fabulous

Your Heart: Is Normal Dangerous?

When it comes to the heart, normal may be anything but.

Oops! New Ways To Make Mistakes

Do you want machines to rule your life?

Secrets of Smell

Smell is a lot more than odor and taste - a whole lot more.

Learning From the Next Ebola

Don't Let A Good Crisis Go to Waste - Not This Time

How Do We Learn Best?

What are the most important things to learn? How do we learn them?

The Electronic Health Records Farce

How to make a supremely expensive square wheel.

Life Amoral

Most life on this planet does not worry about us.

All Coked Up

How energized do you want to be?

Zee Drugs

Why are vegetarians waking up with hamburger between their teeth? Check out their sleeping pills.

Aspirin: The Drug of Choice

Want to prevent tumors? Think aspirin.

What's Going to Happen to Sleep Medicine?

What is sleep for? That's what sleep medicine must address.