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Blood-Mimicking Breakthrough May Save Lives On Battlefield

Posted 05.31.2012 | Science

By: InnovationNewsDaily Staff Published: 05/30/2012 05:59 PM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Wounded soldiers or surgery patients could soon get new...

New Take On Needles Could Save Lives, Say Researchers

Posted 05.26.2012 | Science

By: InnovationNewsDaily Staff Published: 05/25/2012 10:57 AM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Getting a medical injection in the future should be much le...

The Quality of Mercy

John P. Howe, III, M.D. | Posted 07.24.2012 | Impact
John P. Howe, III, M.D.

As Americans remember the sacrifices of our military on Memorial Day, I also recall the thousands of Project HOPE volunteers dispatched across the globe over the years to bring health and healing to foreign shores.

Curious Chemistry Of Traditional Treatment Gets New Explanation

| Sarah C. P. Williams | Posted 05.22.2012 | Science

Castor oil may have a bad rap among people who were force-fed spoonfuls as children, but it’s no myth that the tonic has health effects. Now, scient...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Is Stem Cell Treatment As Advanced As You Think? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 05.21.2012 | Science

2012-05-21-Screenshot20120521at3.05.45PM.jpgIn the future, stem cells may hold the key to treating some of mankind's most challenging diseases. Unfortunately, the future is not now. And stem cell scammers know this all too well.

Zach Carter

An Idea To Fix Killer Costs Of Lifesaving Drugs | Zach Carter | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is promoting a new plan to encourage the development of better, cheaper prescription drugs: an innovation fu...

Sharing Office Cubicles... and Diagnoses

Robert Klitzman, M.D. | Posted 07.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Robert Klitzman, M.D.

Coworkers occupy peculiar in-between roles in our lives. Most days, we spend at least half of our waking hours with them. Disclosing our personal problems to them can offer advantages, generating social support, or can prompt stigma and discrimination.

Is it Time for Healthcare to Engage Patients as Consumers?

Harry Reynolds | Posted 07.01.2012 | Technology
Harry Reynolds

We are entering the age of the empowered health consumer. Consider that 50 million consumers will enter the individual and exchange insurance market by 2017.

Live, Joy and Wait

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 07.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Jack Schimmelman

One thing about spiritual journeys is that they are not sexy. They are not brilliant. I did not become peaceful.

Huge Share Of Doctors Regret Going Into Medicine

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.30.2012 | Business

Becoming a doctor may seem a dream job, but it turns out those already practicing don’t always agree. Only 54 percent of physicians say they’d ...

PHOTOS: Jews And Medicine: Trailing The Magic Bullet

Josh Feinberg | Posted 06.27.2012 | Religion
Josh Feinberg

Through the lens of modern medicine, many aspects of the modern Jewish experience are revealed. From this vantage, we can also observe the complex interaction between science, faith and tradition.

Documentary Follows Native American Spiritual Leader Through Healing Rituals

Posted 04.26.2012 | Arts

Shoshana and Nathan Philips are from the Omaha tribe in northeastern Nebraska, where Shoshana served as a healer and educator. She was diagnosed with ...

Good News: More Americans Can Afford Food, Medicine

Loren Berlin | Posted 04.24.2012 | Money

In another sign that the economy is recovering, Americans' access to basic goods and services is improving, according to a new Gallup survey. The ...

Jeffrey Young

BUFFETTCARE: Warren Buffett Gets All The Health Care He Wants -- So Why Can't We? | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.20.2012 | Business

Warren Buffett's prostate cancer diagnosis and his decision to undergo radiation therapy underscores the difficulty of cutting back on medical tests a...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: It's 4/20, Time For Stoned Science | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 04.23.2012 | Science

2012-04-20-Screenshot20120420at12.54.25PM.jpgI reached out to Dr. Igor Grant, the director of the University of California Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research to get a scientific perspective on the benefits of medical marijuana.

We Can Aim for More Than a Long, Sick, Expensive Life

Dr. Cindy Haines | Posted 06.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cindy Haines

The problem is actually that we're living longer, but the longevity is fueled by very expensive chronic diseases that were preventable. The dream of living a long, healthy life has been replaced by living a long, sick life.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Pain And Progress In Burn Care (NSFW) | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.21.2013 | Science

What actually happens to the body when it catches fire, and what technological advances in burn treatment await on the horizon?2012-04-09-Screenshot20120409at11.24.01AM.png

Obesity Raises Risk From Common Medical Test, Study Suggests

Posted 04.07.2012 | Science

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 04/06/2012 11:04 AM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Obese people may be exposed to more ...

Let's Stop Wasting Our Dead

Larry Doyle | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics
Larry Doyle

When I die, I would like to be eaten by puppies. I would prefer happy, rambunctious puppies, about eight weeks old and from the same litter if possible.

What Does It Feel Like to Have Bipolar Disorder?

Quora | Posted 05.30.2012 | Healthy Living

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Mills Baker, Head of User Experience, Giftly I have bipolar disorder, as does my mother and as did ...

Just What the Patient Ordered

Howard A. Zucker, MD | Posted 05.30.2012 | Impact
Howard A. Zucker, MD

Was Marcus Welby better able to treat the entire patient than Dr. House? It is time for America to create an oral history of the medical profession. These gray-haired physicians may illuminate how we might meld the best of the past and the promise of the future of medicine.

John Celock

GOP Leader Denies Comparing Women To Farm Animals | John Celock | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Missouri House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill Wednesday afternoon that would allow the denial of certain ...

Why Does it Seem Most Doctors are Not Compassionate?

Quora | Posted 05.22.2012 | Health and Fitness

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Lou Davis, Emergency Nurse One Sunday a few years ago, one of my colleagues Dan was dealing with tr...

Am I My Genes? The Question Of Fate, Free Will And Genetics

Robert Klitzman, M.D. | Posted 05.07.2012 | Religion
Robert Klitzman, M.D.

Some feel that God is the ultimate cause of disease. Others don't know what to believe and ponder the "cosmic roll of the dice." "There has to be a purpose to all this happening," one woman told me. "There has to be."

It's One Of Those Recoveries Where People Can't Afford Food

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.29.2012 | Business

Here in the United States, growing numbers of people can't afford that most basic of necessities: food. More Americans said they struggled to buy f...