The Madison Avenue adventures of Don Draper, Peggy Olson and the other denizens of Sterling Cooper & Partners faded to black this month as “Mad Men” ended its heralded seven-season run on AMC.
It's not every day that a doctor at a leading academic medical center recruits strangers to sit in circles and play games about “the end.” So researcher Dr. Lauren Van Scoy had to get used to skepticism.
They don't really want to put a bug in your ear, just help you hear like one. Researchers at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, say insects' sophisticated way of processing sound could help refine hearing aids.
Fiddling around when you should be working to finish a project could do more than annoy your boss. New research says it could be bad for your health.
One entrepreneur is blazing a new trail for telehealth: helping patients obtain medical cannabis ID cards.
Some Apple Watch owners are running into a bit of interference with their new devices—wrist tattoos can affect the wearable computer's heart-rate monitor.
Henry Ford Health System hits triple digits this year, turning 100 years old. The Detroit Historical Museum is marking the anniversary with a special exhibit exploring the system's 10 decades of history, beginning with its origins in the Detroit General Hospital Association.
Don't think of it as oversharing. Researchers at the University of Arizona at Tucson and Parkland Hospital in Dallas say health-related tweets qualify as epidemiological data.
If it's Tuesday, don't forget your tutu at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. Colorful skirts made of tulle and decorated with polka dots and fancy bows are de rigueur every Tuesday for patients and staff alike at the Hollywood, Fla., institution.
Great ideas for improving patient care can come from surprising places … but an Adam Sandler movie?
What are the best jobs in healthcare? If you didn't pick audiology or biomedical engineering, then you might want to check out a recent ranking compiled by CareerCast, which lists the top 200 jobs in the U.S.
The Outliers team digests a lot food research in the course of a week, but a pair of recent studies that came over the electronic transom stood out for their quirks.