As the founder and director of Operation Airway, a nonprofit that treats kids with breathing problems, I have led teams of surgeons and other medical professionals on missions across the world for the past decade. Our team,…
By Christopher Hartnick, The Conversation
The time of day of your surgery could have long-term impacts on your health.
By Max Blau, STAT
Researchers at Harvard University have invented super sticky, medical adhesives inspired by slug mucus.
By Teresa Carey
Searching for solutions to back pain can lead sufferers into an expensive and sometimes dangerous maze of ineffectual treatments, procedures and pills, journalist and investigative reporter Cathryn Jakobson Ramin found.
By Danielle Venton and Jon Brooks, KQED Future of You
When the dust settles this weekend, after inauguration celebrations and protests alike, many may complain of hoarse voices, but why?…
By Kristin Hugo
While doctors may cite concerns with returning removed body parts, legal experts say the practice is acceptable. Here's how one Oklahoman managed the hurdles.
By Casey Ross, STAT
As treatments get less invasive and recovery times shrink, a new kind of hospital is cropping up — the “bedless hospital.”…
By Larry Greenemeier, Scientific American
Most automated surgical systems still need hand-holding, but one new robot holds its own against humans.
By Sandra G. Boodman, Kaiser Health News
A contentious, long-running battle focuses on the largely unfettered ability of surgeons with minimal expertise to perform high-risk procedures.
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