A peer reviewed study shows that some people living in a vegetative state may be more "alive" than previously thought.
A new study claims that cell phones don't cause tumors. Which doesn't mean that they don't cause other forms of harm.
Perhaps health-food and vitamin supplements should be labelled, “Warning: Over-Concern for Your Health May Be Damaging to Your Health.”
Dispatches from the Society for the Protection of the Malaria Spirochete.
Can Congress force you to eat certain foods? To buy health insurance? So much for the 1970s mantra of "My body, my choice."
Could it be that one of the largest causes of chronic pain among 35- to 54-year-old Americans is access to opioid drugs?
Beware of internationalists trying to do good: how the UN inadvertently supplied Haiti with cholera.
No crisis should ever be allowed to slip by without calls for greater public expenditure of doubtful worth, and the Gulf oil spill crisis is no exception to this golden rule of bureaucratic opportunism.
A recent article in The Lancet is titled "North Korea’s health system in disarray" — but that implies that it was ever actually in array in the first place.
At the intersection of archeology, medicine, history, identity politics, and political correctness: Havasupai Indians pocket $700k suing Arizona State U.
To blame the banks for the economic crisis rather than the stereotypical Jewish money-lenders of days gone by seems so much more acceptable, but the structure of the thought is all too similar.
Announcing the Brezhnev Prize for the most obfuscating European politician ever.
If for some inexplicable reason you wanted to reawaken German nationalism, how would you go about it? Theodore Dalrymple suggests a three-part strategy. And good news: current events have already set the ball rolling...
A simple plan to improve England's distaff aesthetics, and provide multicultural even-handedness? It's in the bag.
Charities have bureaucratic imperatives to grow, and they do so by moral imperialism. Amnesty is no exception.
A new book on the controversy over whether or not Shakespeare was a nom de plume for another playwright gets lost in the deep thickets, when it veers into which side of the political spectrum the Nazis were on.
Helpless victims, or irresponsible home buyers? Greedy banks, or forced by the government to make sub-prime loans?
If the word "Mankind" is objectionable because of its masculinity, "Humankind" is no better.
What else explains the high level of ideological support among the intelligentsia for massive deficits?
Is it only in sexual matters that a man can be a hypocrite?
We can cut down on energy use and promote egalitarianism at the same time.
Those confined to cages enjoy longer, healthier lives.