Sometimes, there may be more anxiety provoked than benefit.
Who is more likely to survive cancer, an American or a European?
Babies don't do better in countries with socialized medicine.
Many people in countries with socialized medicine outlive Americans. But is access to health care the reason?
If a medical study or recommendation contradicts common sense, be careful.
When it comes to getting high levels of vitamin D, is baking in the sun just as good as drinking a tall glass of milk?
Our "resident doctor" explores the facts regarding the beneficial and detrimental effects of alcohol in the first installment of a regular PJM column on health issues.
Nuclear plants do more than provide energy and jobs, writes Linda Halderman. Their radioactive products are the linchpin in various medical treatments and techniques - not that it's any concern to anti-nuclear activists.
Unless politicians take a fresh approach to health care reform, patients will continue to suffer, warns California physician Dr. Linda Halderman. "Recycling old ideas and presenting them as new accomplishes nothing meaningful for those with the highest stakes in this debate."