Doctors treating the wounded likely had to quickly decide if soldiers were worth saving.
Now discredited, the theory painted mothers of kids with autism spectrum disorders as neglectful and cold.
A new pill shows promise. Why has it taken so long?
Why were parents giving their children heroin in the 1880s?
He was a medical trailblazer, but at what cost?
How losing presidential candidate Barry Goldwater changed medical history.
How—and why—did a groundbreaking physician pass as the opposite sex for more than 50 years?
As Halloween approaches, read about a secret club of 18th-century Harvard medical students who snatched bodies from graveyards for their anatomy studies.
British researchers report that a 1,000-year-old treatment for eye infections may hold the key to wiping out the antibiotic-resistant superbug MRSA.