Posts in: Health

Why fentanyl is the deadliest opioid in the country

Why fentanyl is the deadliest opioid in the country

And why the trend refuses to stop

By | Posted November 20, 2017

High deductibles likely won’t lower health care costs

High deductibles likely won’t lower health care costs

Patients with health care plans that pose large upfront costs don’t search for price information

By | Posted November 17, 2017

Feeling down? Climbing could lift your spirits

Feeling down? Climbing could lift your spirits

But don’t stop taking medication

By | Posted November 16, 2017

A higher dose of vitamin D a day won't keep the doctor away

A higher dose of vitamin D a day won’t keep the doctor away

But it won’t cause your kids harm, either

By | Posted November 1, 2017

Sacred jungle medicine tested for hard-to-treat depression

Sacred jungle medicine tested for hard-to-treat depression

Pilot study finds shamanic drink promising, but scientists urge caution

By | Posted October 25, 2017

Hey gang, crystals will not cure your cancer

Hey gang, crystals will not cure your cancer

It turns out that the best medicine is medicine

By | Posted September 21, 2017

Science has a negativity problem

Science has a negativity problem

Exciting new discoveries get all the attention — leaving just-as-important negative results in the dust. And fixing the problem is easier said than done.

By | Posted July 10, 2017

Giving antibiotics a boost

Giving antibiotics a boost

Dr. Luca Guardabassi is finding new ways to weaken drug-resistant bacteria

By | Posted June 21, 2017

Shaking up the blood supply

Shaking up the blood supply

Freeze-dried plasma has helped trauma patients for decades. Why is it still out of reach for the American military?

By | Posted June 5, 2017

Death with dignity

Death with dignity

When end-of-life wishes collide with untenable costs

By | Posted May 24, 2017