It is a truth universally acknowledged that young single doctors will catch the attention of a mother with five marriageable daughters. That's the premise behind the latest reworking of Jane Austen's most beloved work, Pride and Prejudice.
Since it came a few weeks past April Fools' Day, the announcement of an anti-aging gin appears to be on the level. The 80-proof concoction is the brainchild of Warner Leisure Hotels, a chain based in the United Kingdom. It touts Anti-aGin as the “alcoholic equivalent of a facial.”
Hungry for some new weight loss options? You may just need to open your ears. Listening to the sound that food makes as you chomp may affect how much of it you eat. The more intense its sound, the less of a snack people consumed, according to a study in the journal Food Quality and Preference.
In honor of National Poetry Month, Outliers offers the story of Dr. Amit Majmudar, a Dublin, Ohio, physician who's also an accomplished poet.
Researchers studying the pods of killer whales that arrive each spring in Washington's Puget Sound want a new tool for their scientific arsenal: electronic health records.
Medical dramas such as “ER,” “House” and “Grey’s Anatomy” are often criticized for their unrealistic portrayal of the medical profession.
The notion of using therapy dogs to help patients cope has been around for decades. But now doctors and nurses at one Chicago hospital are the ones de-stressing by playing with pooches.
Advil, Aleve, Benadryl, Cipro, Darvon, Flonase, Lipitor, OxyContin, Paxil, Prozac, Tylenol, Valium, Zantac, Zoloft. That’s not the inventory of your local pharmacy. They’re just some of the buffet of drugs found in the tissues of juvenile chinook salmon in the Puget Sound, along with...
In the ongoing clash of science and celebrity, score the latest round to the nerds. The most recent dust-up happened last month when the Tribeca Film Festival in New York pulled a documentary by a discredited ex-doctor whose research into the connection between vaccines and autism has been debunked.
Medical jargon can be confusing enough for adults, but for kids it can seem like a foreign language. That's why an entrepreneurial mother has created a map to help pediatric patients navigate their path to wellness.
You're the only one for me!” a young tow truck driver named Hector exclaims passionately as he inconspicuously pushes away a condom handed to him by his girlfriend, Christina. She gazes into his eyes … then turns away, hesitant about the risk of unsafe sex.
Some modern-day physicians, intrigued by what really killed historical figures, are unearthing a second career as detectives.