January 18, 2022 3:00 am
One Step Closer to Kidney Transplants From Pigs
Researchers are making great progress overcoming the problems that have long plagued attempts at xenotransplantation.
January 14, 2022 10:10 am
Everyone Deserves To Benefit from Medical Innovation. Yes, Even People Who Did Bad Things.
The New York Times and The Washington Post shamed the recipient of a pig heart transplant for committing a crime 35 years ago.
January 5, 2022 8:30 am
Patients Threatened by Reparations Medicine
If you’re white and middle class, the push for health care “equity” could kill you.
December 29, 2021 1:30 pm
Why the Pandemic Will End Only When We Demand It’s Over
Ronald Bailey and Jacob Sullum on the future of COVID-19, the politicization of science, the failure of mandates, and how to talk with anti-vaxxers.
December 23, 2021 3:30 am
Swedes Are Implanting Microchip Vaccine Passports. It Won’t Stop There
If military strategists, corporate elites, and government officials are taking the prospect of implanting humans with biotech seriously, so should we.
December 21, 2021 6:55 am
The Omicron COVID-19 Wave Is Here Now and Rising Fast
Researchers are still uncertain about how severe the variant will be.
December 20, 2021 10:42 am
New Study Finds Higher BMI Linked To High Rates Of Pregnancy Complications
A new study out earlier this month shows a strong correlation between high body mass index (BMI) and risk of pregnancy complications.
December 17, 2021 11:25 am
Mail-Order Abortion Pills, Now Officially Authorized by the FDA, Pose an Insoluble Problem for Legislators Who Want To Ban the Procedure
Federal regulators have permanently lifted a requirement that mifepristone be dispensed in person.
December 2, 2021 2:15 pm
Is Dr. Oz Fit To Join the U.S. Senate?
The TV personality’s extensive history of promoting dubious nostrums suggests that he isn’t.
November 30, 2021 12:50 pm
FDA’s At-Home Testing Screw-Up Is Undermining Promising New COVID Treatments
The same agency that stymied COVID-19 testing is now dawdling over approving new antiviral pills.
November 24, 2021 2:10 pm
Should We Blame Pharmacies or the Government for Opioid-Related Deaths?
Restrictions on pain medication have undermined patient care while making drug use more lethal.
November 17, 2021 2:05 pm
Dopesick Reinforces These Pernicious Misconceptions About Opioids, Addiction, and Pain Treatment
The Hulu miniseries portrays opioid pain medication as unacceptably dangerous in nearly every context.
November 16, 2021 2:00 am
How Democrats’ Build Back Better Plan Would Spike Seniors’ Drug Costs
The latest version of Democrats’ $4 trillion Build Back Better reconciliation bill includes a provision to empower the government to set Medicare drug prices.
November 10, 2021 2:05 pm
Nicholas Christakis: How To End the Covid Pandemic
Misinformation and bad policy can only be defeated by robust, open debate in the public square.